Experiences with Fluid removed from lung experiences

    • cheryncp
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung ...
    5 months 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...
    5 months 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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    • levon1
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    6 months ago
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    Fluid removed from lung

    Procedure or Surgery

    1 week hospital stay

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • JoeyR1963
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung...
    12 months 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. about 1 year 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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    • liltlw73
    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    almost 2 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 ...
    about 2 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 ...
    about 2 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
    almost 3 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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    • leahlynn
    • Experience with Large Cell Carcinoma,...
    almost 3 years ago
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    Fluid removed from lung

    Procedure or Surgery

    Dave is a Veteran who was diagnosed with pneumonia based upon ex-ray results. When antibiotics proved ineffective, it was determine...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • SHPorter
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung ...
    about 3 years ago
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    Fluid removed from lung

    Procedure or Surgery

    For almost three months I had a pleural catheter in my lung/chest which had to be drained every day. Toward the end it became extre...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Dizzeebee
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Fluid removed from lung

    Procedure or Surgery

    The fluid in my Mother-in-law's lungs was not draining. She needed to undergo surgery to place a stint in her lungs. She was in ICU,...

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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