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... nd that there is still things that he shouldn't do because there is always that chance that it could happen again. Because they were not able to get every single bleb out just the worse of them, they was more concerned with trying to fix his lung which is understandable. ... (6 replies)
... while. I had much internal discomfort even after I healed...I think it might have been some air infiltration through the tissue where there might have been some bleb formation but it didn't collapse. ... (3 replies)
Lung pain?
May 31, 2007
... inches on your back because this is the only way to get to an upper left lobe or a bleb talk to your doc's ,ask them what or where will you cut ? ... (2 replies)

Collapsed lung
Sep 10, 2006
... Hi Vallie How is your husband feeling now, hope he is better I had the collapsed lungs to and it hurts. the surgery with the talc and bleb stappeling has so far worked for me it has now been seven months and I take it one day at a time. ... (26 replies)
Collapsed lung
Aug 1, 2005
... I can understand the emphysema since the lung cannot be fully expanded. ... (26 replies)
Lung bullae
Mar 21, 2002
... My husband had a full pneumo thorax (lung completely collapased) 3 years ago thet resulted in the removal of his entire upper lobe of his right lung. He had a softball sized bleb, and a couple of small blebs on his lower lobe that were aslo removed. He has never fully "recovered", and has cronic chest wall pain. The result of this is loss of sleep. work, and quality of life. A... (0 replies)
... The chemical treatment plus tetracycline is to abrade the lung in the hopes that it won't collapse again...kind of like a crazy glue. ... (2 replies)
... The concern regarding rebuilding your lungs with protein intake is a moot point now. You have the power to maintain good lung function, and while the docs may be surprised at your interesting set of circumstances, you are young after all. ... (6 replies)
... I know, I thought it was a good thing, too, but they were a bit confused at first. lol It does make sense, though, with one lung only half working that my O2 level would be a bit lower. ... (6 replies)
... Is there by chance anyone in your family who has lung issues or possibly a collapsed lung in the past? ... (6 replies)
Subpleural blebs
Feb 27, 2008
... thing that there is no immediate threat in their eyes. I have had and will continue to get blebs but mine are emphysema related. I had several blebs on my left lung before they formed into 2 large blebs, I had them for nearly a year. I opted to have them surgically removed and didn't experience any difficulties. ... (9 replies)
... aid i had blebs on my right lung and the surgery was to scrape the inside lining, and use talcum powder to "glue" the inner and outer linings together so when a bleb burst, my lung wouldnt collapse. The surgery was very painful, but seems to have helped... except today i learned i have pleurisy in my other lung. ... (3 replies)
... t did it again, thats when they told me i had blebs on my lungs. i had surgery where they use talcum powder to glue the inner and outer linings together, so if a bleb bursts, my lung will not collapse. recovery was about 6 months and painful, but the dr said my lung will not collapse again. ... (1 replies)
... That is too bad that they won't operate on him again, thats usually not a good sign. I too have weak lungs now, my right lung is so damaged from the surgeries and collapsing that it can not handle much more torture. ... (4 replies)
... They placed a tube in his chest and removed it 2 days later because his lung had expanded. ... (8 replies)
... nny at all. Im the opposite im 4"11 and weigh about 125. I have been told because of the talc my lungs are scarred down to my chest wall and that can still pop a bleb but my lung will not collapse. This still hurt when it happens and i have too also sit in a certain position. ... (2 replies)
... A severe asthma attack or coughing attack could possibly pop a bleb.....he'll know for sure if his lung has collapsed. But it sounds as though he's in good physical condition, and that will help with keeping his lungs in good working order. ... (7 replies)
... Thoractomy is surgery....incision under the breast, around and up to under the shoulder blade of the affected side. A rib is cut, they're spread, the bleb area either removed or stitched up. ... (7 replies)
... to get a complete physical. Even thou he feels great we don't know what is going on inside of his lungs. I guess to find out if there are any changes, if this bleb condition is progressive or what. ... (7 replies)
My baby sister
May 12, 2004
... r a month and a half and they don't know how to stop the air from leaking they don't want to do a big surgery that requires opening her chest and roughing up the lung so it could make a type of cover on her lung with blood so it could cover the hole and I was wondering if anybody has had this done or could it close by itself? ... (0 replies)




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