MY MOM HAS FLUID BUILD UP AND W ARE DRAINING FLUID JUST ABOUT EVERYDAY AT HOME. I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IS THIS NORMAL AND DOES THIS CAUSE LABORED BREATHING?
Welcome to the forum, although I am sorry you find yourself here as your mother is unwell.
I was unsure whether you meant you were draining fluid from a surgery site, or your mom has fluid on her lung from something else?
I would suggest you contact her medical team to discuss with them in the first instance.
I am not a specialist in these matters but I would imagine any fluid on the lungs would cause more difficulty in breathing, simply because the oxygen is not filling the lung due to the fluid.
I am a breast cancer patient and I have not suffered from this, only with fluid build up post-op.
Please keep in touch let me know how you mother is getting on, I hope you get some good answers from her medical team to help you.
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