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What contagious diseases can be diagnosed by x-ray test on chest?

A chest X-ray can detect changes in the lungs that occur in certain infections, such as pneumonia, tuberculosis, tularemia, aspergillosis, histoplasmosis, plague, etc (American Journal of Rentgenology)...
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Can COVID-19 be damaging lung without showing fever?

The range of symptoms for people infected with SARS-CoV-2 are extreme. There are reports of asymptomatic children with CT scans showing viral pneumonia. Among the paediatric patients in our study, ...
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Treatment Options of Tension Pneumothorax

Tension pneumothorax is an emergency in that it an kill somebody quickly. Venous catheters are part of standard management in trauma or resuscitation settings. As for pneumothorax itself; keep in mind ...
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Why is acid reflux (allegedly) often confused with chest pain?

The average person has never felt chest pain of cardiac origin so has no idea what it "should" feel like, and therefore they have no way of knowing how to distinguish it from other sources of chest ...
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Wide pushups vs narrow - what are the outcomes?

The wide push-up recruits more of your pectoral muscles while a regular push-up shares the burden with your triceps muscles. According to a small study of eight people, when subjects dropped to their ...
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Chronic hiccups

To get a proper diagnosis and see if you really suffer from chronic hiccups, you have to see a doctor. Chronic hiccups can be a symptom of another disorder, so sometimes treatment is based on ...
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