Lipid pneumonia

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What is lipid pneumonia?

Pneumonia is inflammation of the lungs associated with congestion and fluid accumulation. Lipid pneumonia occurs when one aspirates an oily substance or there is an accumulation of lipid substances in the alveoli.

Common symptoms reported by people with lipid pneumonia

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with lipid pneumonia

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Right upper lung lobectomy)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
1
Tried for
lipid pneumonia (1)

Data from patients with lipid pneumonia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with lipid pneumonia

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Right upper lung lobectomy)
Perceived effectiveness
for lipid pneumonia (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
lipid pneumonia (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with lipid pneumonia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has lipid pneumonia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 1
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from lipid pneumonia patients who have completed their condition history
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