• MsDZ
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung Cancer
    2 months ago
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    Fluid removed from lung

    Procedure or Surgery

    My lung was punctured the first time I had this procedure. It was the worst experience of my life. BEFORE I went in for the procedur...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • PatsQueen
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung...
    4 months ago
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    Fluid removed from lung

    Procedure or Surgery

    I actually had this procedure done 3 times - 2 in Mexico where they used Erethromicin to stop the fluid and 1 time here in the state...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • gemt
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Fluid removed from lung

    Procedure or Surgery

    Have had 11 bronchial scopes to remove junk since 2010

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • cheryncp
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung ...
    about 2 years ago
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    Fluid removed from lung

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a pleurodesis that drained and sealed my lung and have had no further problems with fluid build up.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Fudgie
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung Ca...
    about 2 years ago
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    Fluid removed from lung

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had 4 Thoracentisis in the month following diagnosis.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • JoeyR1963
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung...
    over 2 years ago
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    Fluid removed from lung

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had thoracentesis twice before chemo

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  1. almost 3 years ago
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    Fluid removed from lung

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had to puncture a hole through My body, into My lung, and release the fluid inside it...not fun

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • cheryncp
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung ...
    over 3 years ago
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    Fluid removed from lung

    Procedure or Surgery

    I first had a thoracentisis where they drained the fluid from my lung. It was not painful and I had no recovery time. Everything wen...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • liltlw73
    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    Fluid removed from lung

    Procedure or Surgery

    what a difference since getting fluid out breathing so much better

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • MichaelS
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung ...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Fluid removed from lung

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had my lung drained with original diagnosis 7 months ago. Decided to do it again to see if I get some relief. I did but too much fl...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Gemshope
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung ...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Fluid removed from lung

    Procedure or Surgery

    I have had 6 bronchial scopes so far to clean out the lung that just doesn't want to work well

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Lipi
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Fluid removed from lung

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had port installed and fluid removed

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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