Spirometry

What is Spirometry?

Spirometry is a pulmonary function test that measures airflow.

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I have slight atelectasis of left lung. Seeing pulmonary specialist and using incentive spirometer. Pneumonia 2x in less than one year. Passed PFT....

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Atelectasis will usually clear in 3-4 months.

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I had a ct scan to follow up on lung nodule which came back no change after 12 years and most likely from previous infection or inflammation.

That...

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Do a Spirometry test

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my husband has had a cough for 3 months, other symptoms- 15 pound weight loss, sleeps a ot, wakes up soaking wet and has no appetite....

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Get medical help

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Had pneumonia last Thursday, Thanksgiving day. Prescribed Augmentin for 5 days. Did not work, returned to ED on 11/27 with same symptoms....

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i made spirometry and the results were as following:

fvc 4.56 93%

fev1 3.22 79%

fev1/fvc% 69



i am 26 years old

male

height is 69 174 cm

weight is...

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