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What is a pleural Parenchymal scar
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Hey, I'm a 21 year old non smoker/drinker but I do have sharp pain at the middle of my back and it's annoying! Went to hospital for x ray couple of weeks ago and came back normal actually had 2 and both came back normal - the sound of my...
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have had cancer and recently had a followup PET scan and the radiologist's statement 'impression' included 'the pulmonary pacification is larger than prior post treatment studies though it is less discrete than before". And this means??...
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I'll try and make this as brief as possible!! I'm 32 year old female, suffering with severe generalized anxiety and OCD!! Took Zoloft for 2 years, tried coming off, and have just starting taking again. I'm terrified about lung cancer! I'...
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i recently had a chest ct done and just got back the results but with no explanation just told to see my dr asap could u possibly help me decipher what it may mean so that I am prepared going into my appt? The following is what they foun...
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Do you think a doctor should do radiation for lung cancer on someone who has stage 4 emphysema?
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what is a hilar node? I have had neuroendocrine cancer removed and fear it will come back,can you explain my question?
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Since February... frequent cough, little mucus, no blood; short of breath all the time, trouble eating/swallowing. After a chest XR showing "abnormal soft tissue growth" in left lung, a Thorax/Chest CT was ordered with contrast. Thi...
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I've been having progessively worsening back pain between the shoulder blades for over half a year now. I'm a 31 yr old non smoker (maybe 10 or so back in college). I've seen a nuerosurgeon who said the spinal MRI (Lumbar and Thorassic)...
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Hi, I am 41 year old female with a 25 year history of smoking. (I smoke about 8-10 a day).Yesterday I did a huge cough and spat the resulting phlegm in the sink. It had blood in it. Not a large amount about 5p/dime size. The actual phl...
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Dear contributors, When i coughed out blood 7 days ago without pains. I immediately consulted my Doctor since i have been coughing before and also without any other symptom. My doctor after examination, gave me some drugs. The ...
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Pls help: i had my chest xray findings it says thick linear density on left upper lung...and the conclusion says: fibrosis left apical lung...what does it mean?..do i have a pulmonary fibrosis..im scared of this..im unfit to work abroad....
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Pls help: i had my chest xray findings it says thick linear density on left upper lung...and the conclusion says: fibrosis left apical lung...what does it mean?..do i have a pulmonary fibrosis..im scared of this..im unfit to work abroad....
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I had a lower left lobectemy because of cancer and the result of the scan shows there has not been any recurrent mestasizing in the area. But fibrosis is indicated in the remaining left upper lobe after 8 weeks of daily radiation and ...
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last year my last chest xray result found fibrosis on right apex. is this a deadly disease? ist fit to work ? do i need any medication for this? please give me idea about this result im very worried about. thank you and more power
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Hi in January I had a chest X-ray and a CT scan of the chest, they found a 6mm nodule in my left lower lung. We did a PET scan and it was negative now in April I had another CT scan of the chest and its 8mm. I didn't feel like going th...
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I was hospitalized with Pneumonia 5 days in December, 3 weeks in March. (RML) both times Delirious during March hospitalization. 2 CT Scans with Contrast were done. I was on Augmentin until this past Tuesday. I had a 3rd CT with Cont...
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I have been going to my doctors for over a year with what they say is bronchitis over an over again. I am a 33 year old smoker. After 2 xrays showing opacity they sent me to a pulmonologist who then sent me for a ct scan. Results: Vag...
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Has anyone else had a lung nodule seen on xray and not on CT? Back in Jan. of this year I went to the e.r. for side effects to some medication. They took me in for a chest xray and the next day I get a call saying I would need a ct scan ...
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In july of last year i developed bacterial pneumonia and was on life support for 11 days. I recently had a cold and asked to have a chest xray done just to be safe. They found a lesion. What r the chances this could be cancer or could...
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