U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Top answers from doctors based on your search:

Does asthma show up on ct scan

A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
See allergist: Your oxygen level is too low even for simple asthma and thus you may need to get more studies to rule out lung scarring etc. Consult an allergist in... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Not true: Asthma does not make you more likely to get a reaction to contrast material.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
yes. the air trapping triggered by airway constriction is a more common cause of hyperinflation on x=ray. It is seldom seen when asthma is under good ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenny Chuu
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Atelectasis: Atelectasis itself is not much of a concern. It is a medical term that means your lung/airspaces were not fully inflated during the time the CT scan w... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wanganswered
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
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
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
Radiology 29 years experience
Why Cardiac CT?: Why at 21 yo is a cardiac ct desired? Risk of adverse reaction to contrast is less than 1%, and serious adverse reaction is about 1-2 in 10, 000 inje... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Keep up with Pulm Dr: Keep seeing the pulmonary (lung specialist) dr. As i always teach medical students, we treat people, not test results. Do not get caught up on the tes... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
More info...: So far, your symptoms and labs could be due to acute bronchitis, possibly from a bacterial infection given the "segs". But, the low MCV and MCH could ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raymond Traver
Dentistry 35 years experience
Are you overweight with a big belly. I find that a lot of time the belly blows out a large portion of the air in your lungs and may cause this, Is i... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Smoking hx: With your history of smoking, there is a concern of malignancy. Evaluate multiple risk factors such as family history with your Pulmonologist. The rad... Read More