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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Do not worry: There a small area of calcification which the residue of a healed inflammatory lesion.
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Dr. Richard Orr
44 years experience Surgical Oncology
What is TST?: If you mean tuberculin skin test - no. A chest X-ray may diagnose active tb.
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Not as specific: The tst is an evaluation of past exposure with no, latent or active disease from tuberculosis. A chest x-ray is often done in followup looking for sig ... Read More
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Many things: Cardiac enlargement reflecting heart disease. Abnormalities in ventilation of lungs. Increased densities which may mean edema(fluid in lungs), hemorrh ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ripley
Specializes in Family Medicine
Smoking effects: Hi moose5, smoking's damage to your lungs is visible on an chest x-ray. Characteristic changes consistent with pulmonary disease is evident with ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. E. Regina Widman
46 years experience Family Medicine
CXR will confirm dx: Health Care provider will order a chest xray (CXR) if they want to confirm or rule out Pneumonia. Cold viruses can cause symptoms that seem like pneu ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herbert Hoover
51 years experience General Practice
Yes, if it is large: Thymomas are usually studied by ct scans, but particularly large tumors can show widening of the upper chest(mediastinum) on a chest x-ray.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Hoffman
32 years experience Family Medicine
It does show spine: Probably seen on the lateral...Nothing to be concerned about, even if you have pain
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Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
42 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Blood vessels : The lungs are very vascular. So it is not unusual to see them. Depends on why you had the test. Sometimes pneumonia can begin with an increase in thes ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azmat Qayyum
33 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Emphysema: This kind of. Chest. X-ray is usually seen in. Emphysema.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Nyman
38 years experience Radiology
Often routine: Some centers will ask for a brief surgical or medical history. Surgery on the chest or upper abdomen can leave evidence on a standard chest x-ray. R ... Read More

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