Pneumothorax

What is Pneumothorax?

An abnormal collection of air in the Pleural cavity (the sac that envelops the lungs ) causing a collapse of the lung and difficulty in breathing is called a Pneumothorax.

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I had a pneumothorax after a lung needle biopsy. I decided not to have the chest tube but go home from hospital to rest to heal on its own. The day...

doctor1 MD

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I don't think that the pneumothorax is responsible for the palpitations since they are still present now that the lung is fully expanded....

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I administered a pneumothorax vaccination subcutaneously in the adipose tissue of a patient's right arm. The area became swollen and...

doctor1 MD

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There is no vaccine called 'pneumothorax' vaccine. Could you please get back to me and let me know which vaccine was administered to you?

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I had a pneumothorax 3 weeks ago. My doctor told me to continue my life as I knew it before but I have been coughing a lot and have difficulty...

doctor1 MD

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These symptoms are quite normal during pneumothorax. But, considering the long period of time, I would recommend consulting with your doctor...

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