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How does high altitude affect lung cavity
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How does high altitude affect lung cavity
My questions is how higher altitude would affect people with lung cavity. I currently have a 2 cm lung cavity on the left upper lung. I am considering moving from AZ to CO, and would like to know how the altitude would affect the cavity as well as breathing. thank you.
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On arrival by plane, the cavity would be slightly larger, but in a very short time would return to its 2 cm size.  This slight enlargement would have no effect on your breathing and you would be unaware of it.

If you drive, the cavity will remain unchanged as you change altitude.
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