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Does asthma show up on ct scan
A 62-year-old female asked:
Ct scan shows " mild air trapping" secondary to asthma. at pt, my oxygen flow was 80% after 3 min walk. sob upon any exertion. how do i fix this?
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
2.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 37-year-old female asked:
Not true: Asthma does not make you more likely to get a reaction to contrast material.
744 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 32-year-old male asked:
My lungs were hyperinflated on an x-ray but my ct scan was normal. can my asthma cause hyperinflation?
Dr. James Fergusonanswered
Pediatrics 48 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
Reviewed Apr 24, 2021
A 43-year-old female asked:
Ct scan findings - atelactasis at lingula and middle lobe. is this a concern. i got no history of asthma.
Dr. Kenny Chuuanswered
Internal Medicine 14 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
271 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 52-year-old female asked:
Ct scan showed 11mm spiculated lesion in upper zone of left lower lung lobe. am non smoker,never smoke but have asthma was hospitalised for bronchitis?
Dr. Le Wanganswered
Internal Medicine 38 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
3.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 21-year-old male asked:
I want a cardiac ct scan but am scared of allergic reaction to the dye, i have mild asthma. can i request benadryl (diphenhydramine) or how can i get round this?
Dr. Joseph Accursoanswered
Radiology 31 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
5.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 60-year-old female asked:
My ct scan showed faint ild. i went to a lung dr and he said my pulmonary function test showed asthma not ild. what should i do?
Dr. John Munshoweranswered
Family Medicine 32 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
5k viewsReviewed Jun 18, 2022
A 28-year-old female asked:
Flu neg. asthma w/sob cough/chest pain. wbc 8.6, seg 88.8, lymph 7.8, mcv and mch low. diangosis bronchitis no ct scan. dr seems concerend abt labs why?
Dr. Sue Ferrantianswered
Internal Medicine 31 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
4.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 37-year-old male asked:
Shortness of breath/air hunger. wheezing ( only upon first deep breath when lying down). gets better during sleep. ct scan chest normal, spirometry values normal per east indian standard, abnormal per caucasian standards. pef always normal. asthma ?
Dr. Raymond Traveranswered
Dentistry 37 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
Answered Apr 07, 2021
A 49-year-old female asked:
History of asthma/smoker. shortness of breath. doc ordered ct scan of chest. scan showed some scarring and a spot 2.7 cm which radiologist said was likely scar but ?. must decide to wait and watch or biopsy. what to do? insurance runs out in 2 wks.
Dr. Amrita Dosanjhanswered
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 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
145 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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