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... lbs. I've had the displeasure of suffering a collapsed lung. Twice. I'm not the super tall, skinny candidate that usually falls into the category of those prone to collapsing lungs. ... (7 replies)
Collapsed lung
Jul 24, 2005
... i am new to the board. My husband had a complete collapse lung last year and they put in the chest tube and he was home in 3 days, a week later while at work it collapsed again and blew out through the chest tube stitches, fluid and air making every breath sound like a whale blow hole. ... (26 replies)
... Has anyone here ever had experience with a collapsed lung? ... (3 replies)

Collapsed lung
Jul 29, 2005
... range, and im up and moving, and going out and whatever. Its supposedly getting better ever day. You said your husband has had a chest tube for 3 weeks now? ... (26 replies)
... ther one that would kill her, also with this on sunday night she had a heart attack i guess it was a mild one and cannot even deal with that right now cause the lung issue, the drs arent talking and I am with very heavy heart anyone have anything to say about this? ... (0 replies)
... Okay, so my right lung has collapsed 3 times for no apparent reason. Only one of those times resulted in a chest tube, and another time they asperated with a needle. ... (2 replies)
Collapsed lung
Aug 15, 2005
... Hi quincy, thanks again for all your support, on Thursday they came to clamp off the tube and then sent him to xray again to see if the air leaks stopped and the tube could come out, seemed all was going well and maybe he would come home the next day... ... (26 replies)
Collapsed lung
Jan 19, 2011
... I had a lung collaspe iin 2002 after a bronc and had to have first chest tube replaced and a lung bios with talc to seal it up a few days later. Lots of pain for a while after they moved the first tube too much and caused nerve damage. ... (7 replies)
... in march 2002 i had a collapsed lung, they put the chest tube in and a month later i was as good as new. for the past week now i have been feeling some pain around the same area. but it feels different this time. ... (8 replies)
... So sorry to hear your going through all this! I have suffered a pneumothorax but it was after I returned home from having lung surgery. It's not only frightening but very painful to try to breath. ... (3 replies)
... my son had this same problem but chest tube dosent last surgury is the best the rumbling sound is things called blebs there like a crackling sound and when there popping thats when your in pain because air is coming out of them and collapseing the lung. my son gets chest pain if he dose to much (3 replies)
Collapsed lung
Aug 9, 2005
... chest tube yesterday then took another xray to see how the lung does and to see if the drainage stopped, well the drainage is still there and quite a bit and the lung now has another air leak, not sure if it's a new hole or around the staple spot. Seems like this will never end and he is very depressed and discouraged. ... (26 replies)
Collapsed lung
Jul 29, 2005
... you are feeling well soon. One more question, is it possible for the lung to be in such bad shape that it stops functioning, one doctor said maybe it was a dead lung and he should just have it removed, but I don't think that doctor knew his case. ... (26 replies)
... inflate a pneumothorax. The fact that this occurred immediately after the chest tube was placed, makes it likely, but not certain, that this was the cause. This does not mean there's been any malpractice. ... (4 replies)
Collapsed lung
Jul 24, 2005
... eing the stubborn person he will not let me call the doctor because it is Sunday. I will call tomorrow but I thing he should go to the hospital since he has the chest tube in and has not gotten better but is now getting worse. He thinks he just has a bug, but i think it is related to his condition. ... (26 replies)
... that is where I found out the tube was in wrong and then had another chest tube put in. I was out of that hospital in a week.To answer your question about pain yes I had pain for the first year but only in the am when I got up. ... (7 replies)
... December 2011 my right lung collapsed, I had a chest tube inserted, was in the hospital almost a week, and all check ups after that, the doctor has said that everything looks great! ... (5 replies)
... a chest tube. I had never smoked or drank so this was extremely odd to me! Tests showed I had blebs aka blisters that were congenital. ... (7 replies)
... iopsy as planned on April 2. The initial results came back benign, but doc still wanted to have the PET done. Over the weekend I notice shortness of breath and chest pain. I attributed this to the biopsy. I went in on April 6th for my PET scan. Then had to wait. My follow up appointment was scheduled for April 9th. ... (4 replies)
Collapsed lung
Sep 13, 2011
... Hi Quincy,yes i had the scopes and they went in three places on my back close to each other ,i had the first drainage tube under my armpit and after surgery a new tube went in just under that again, but as for the sorness and swelling thats on my chest probabaly where the lung was stuck up to the top of the rib cage and wfere the stapling was done inside the lung,so really im... (7 replies)




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