Lung Collapse after lung resection??

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soya
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Date Joined Sep 2011
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   Posted 9/16/2011 2:43 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi I just had lung resection 1.5 months ago, y is a person who had undergone lung surgery more susceptible to lung collapse???!

and the lung drainage tube scar, is extending inwards, and is ugly!! is there any way i can do to make it flat?????????????????? (other than cosmetic surgery) how to make it heal nicer?

and i feel pain at the lung drainage tube area.... y is that so.....

stkitt
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   Posted 9/16/2011 8:25 AM (GMT -6)   
 
Good Morning !  Welcome to Healingwell.  You have posted in the  Heart & Cardiovascular Disease Forum.  We do not have a Pulmonary forum per se'.
 
Here is a link that you may find helpful:
 
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/pneumothorax/DS00943/DSECTION=causes

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