Lung abscess

What is Lung abscess?

It is the forming of cavity in the lungs fill with pungent smell puss.

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My father's post mortem showed a lung abscess, he was admitted to hospital with a massive bleed that was treated as a nose bleed although the...

doctor1 MD

Hello,
Thanks for the query to h.c.m. forum.
It was not possible that in itself lung abscess causes nose bleeding .
The causes of nasal bleeding...

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My sister's got melioidosis,pleural effusion and lung abscess. Imipenem has treated for >2 weeks. She's still got high fever many times per...

doctor1 MD

Hi and thank you for asking in HCM.
I am sorry for your sister'ssituation

As you explain she is not in good conditions.
I think imipenem is a good...

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Patient accidental case VP shunt inserted 10 years ago nw have dimensia with depression and LUNG abscess dignosed and broncoscopy done.and advised...

doctor1 MD

Hi Lalit,

If I have deciphered your information correctly, your patient is now in a hospital and is not taking any food. Has diagnosis of dementia...

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