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Old 08-06-10, 20:54
melvin melvin is offline
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Exclamation crackling in lungs

hi guys

went to docs to day bout a cough iv had for ages did not know if it was acid reflux or not he told me to up my meds to 40mg of omeprazole he listened to my lungs and said i had a crackling on the right hand side and gave me some antis just wandered if anyone elce had had this
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Old 08-06-10, 21:02
countrygirl countrygirl is offline
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Re: crackling in lungs

Crackling means there is some fluid of some kind in the lung and usually this is caused by infection hence the antibiotics. Once you have had the antibiotics then go back to Dr and make sure the crackling has gone - if it hasn't then he will send you for a chest x ray to be sure its nothing.

I had flu once and it left me with a crackle on my lung for weeks but eventually cleared up itself.

The only time your Dr will be concerned is if it doens't got away after many weeks and maybe a course or two of antibiotics but an x ray would then tell them if it was anything or nothing.

Take the tablets sure you will be fine.
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