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What is Lung Abscess?
A lung abscess is a necrotic area of lung tissue containing pus.
1. Bacteria, fungi, parasites.
2. Septic embolism.
3. Inflammation of blood vessels
5. Occupational e.g. Miners, asbestos workers.
2. Profuse sputum production, fetid, bloody
4. Dull chest pain, clubbing of nails
5.. Weakness, fatigue, weight loss
Admit to a hospital at the earliest.