Hi SaltHands, I know your post was a long time ago but I wanted to see if you could help me. My son had a left pneumonectomy when he was 2 1/2 for a congenital vein issue in his left lung. He is 8 now and I was just wondering how your childhood, etc was/has been in respect to severity of colds, how often you would get sick, bronchitis, pneumonia, etc? Just would like to know what others have experienced so I can better understand what is expected, etc. He has done overall well its just that when he gets sick it always goes straight to his chest and it takes a while for his chest to clear. Anyway, hope you or someone similar is still out there. There is hardly any info or groups out there about pediatric pneumonectomy patients.View Thread
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