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causes of ground glass in right upper lung lobe

A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
Depends: on size of lesions and risk factors such as smoking. However, first follow up scan is typically in 3 months. More scans will follow, usually every 12 ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hard to know: The findings indicate changes to lung structure in these areas, possibly some scarring and possibly with some fluid/inflammation of the smallest air p ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Follow up: Small nodules are hard to diagnose as biopsy can miss them. Furthermore, it seems there are several in your case. Depending on the size things like p ... Read More
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A 78-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Lung lesion : I realize how you would be concerned. The doctor you see you in person will need to answer that question.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Piotr Obara
14 years experience Radiology
The fibrosis and : Atelectasis isnt anything to worry about, just some lung tissue collapsed on itself and scarring. The ground glass nodule is something that may need ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Jeu
44 years experience Family Medicine
See your physician.: A lung nodule that is increasing in size is always a cause of concern. Please see your physician to have this properly evaluated. It may require a b ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
No pain: Pulmonary nodules usually don't hurt unless they touch structures that have nerves in them, such as the lining of the bronchi and the lining of the lu ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Burger
36 years experience Pulmonology
Recovery: The recovery time depends on the technical difficulty of the surgery, any complications, and your personal reserve and rate of healing. Your doctor wi ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Spiculated lung: Spiculated lung lesion >1cm should be evaluated. Recommend to see a lung doctor first. Statistics shows an increase in lung cancer in woman, non-sm ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Spiculation: is considered a suspicious feature, so unfortunately cancer is a possibility. Further work up is probably needed.

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