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Are blebs deflating more than your lung?

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

If you’re in the recovery process from a surgery for a collapsed lung (Blebs Disease ) you might be unsure of what the future holds.  You know for at least…


What is a Spontaneous Pneumothorax AKA Bleb Disease?

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

What is a spontaneous pneumothorax?Spontaneous pneumothorax refers to the condition when a lung leaks air and collapses.  In this condition lung collapses are caused by blebs, not by trauma or…


Overview of Spontaneous Pneumothorax

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

How is a collapsed lung treated? Very small lung collapses (less than 5% collapsed) require little treatment and will get better with time and rest.  In most cases, a chest…


Spontaneous Pneumothorax: Things to Know

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

If you’ve received the diagnosis of a spontaneous pneumothorax, known as “bleb disease,” you’re probably wondering “now what? Can I resume my regular world living in Philadelphia? Counseling? Therapy? Life?  After healing from surgery…