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2010-12-02 16:28:41
2010-12-02 16:28:41

Unfortunately yes. It can result from incomplete development of the lungs (as in premature births) or from perforation during birth. It can be a life-threatening condition but in many cases is treatable.


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perhaps this question should read "What is a collapsed lung?"

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Yes, but best not to its unsafe

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Like a knife jabbing into your lung like a stitch. Not extremely painful but very uncomfortable.

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