Questions for Your Doctor About Pneumothorax

Here are some questions to consider when talking to your doctor about your diagnosis, as well as trying to prevent a reoccurrence.

  • What was the cause of my lung collapse?
  • How serious is my condition?
  • What is the best course of action? Are there any risks?
  • Am I at risk for a second lung collapse?
  • Are there any lifestyle changes I need to make to prevent this from happening again?

Reviewed and approved by the American Lung Association Scientific and Medical Editorial Review Panel.

Page last updated: January 25, 2021

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