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Q: IS THERE SUCH THING AS HAVING AIR AROUND THE HEART

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12/10/10 4:06pm

Hi Sonia,

 

It is possible to have air around the heart, but this would normally be in critical situations. Check out this information on pneumothorax -

 

Pneumothorax

 

I recommend discussing your concerns with your physician.

 

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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By SONIA, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/25/10, First Published: 12/08/10