Pneumothorax (Collapsed Lungs)
Learn about Pneumothorax
Pneumothorax can be a complete lung collapse or only a portion of the lung. There are several different types of pneumothorax, defined by what caused the lung collapse.
Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treating Pneumothorax
Symptoms of pneumothorax include shortness of breath, chest pain on one side and experiencing pain when breathing. Depending on the cause and the size of the leak, a collapsed lung can be treated a number of ways.
Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Pneumothorax
Experiencing a collapsed lung can be scary. That is why bringing this list of questions as well as taking along a trusted family member or friend, may be helpful when talking to your doctor.