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...

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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 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...

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in september i had pneumothorax it happened while i was sleeping in bed never thought it was serious a few days later i went hospital cause pain...

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Hi.. I had a surgery for my pneumothorax last year.



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