5 yrs since my double pneumothorax, flying safe?

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My husband and I were t-boned in an intersection on my side, causing my ribs to break, pneumothorax, which collapsed again after the doctors repaired it.

My apprehension is flying. I read here several years ago that someone had a pneumothorax 3 years earlier, took a flight and her lung collapsed.

It has been 5 years and I would like to know if it is safe to fly? I can't find a doctor who will say yes, thay are gray about it.

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    Hi Heavenschild

    You are safe to fly I have had more pneumothoraxs than anyone on earth and fly all over. I won't lie it will hurt on takeoff and landing but it's just pressurisation. My last was 2 years ago and I've been on holiday three times.

    There's nothing you can take that'll ease the pressurisation but if you slowly shallow breathe only half filling your lungs during take off and landing I'm sure your tough enough 💪💪👌

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