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does asthma show up on ct scan

A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not true: Asthma does not make you more likely to get a reaction to contrast material.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenny Chuu
11 years experience Internal Medicine
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 Wang answered
35 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 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
28 years experience Radiology
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
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
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
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not sure: Could still be anxiety...also ribs out of place can cause problems and a chiropractor can help with that. It will not shoe on an xray. Allergies can c ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Probably normal: This is often not a significant finding. The best approach is to discuss the results with your own doctor or see a pulmonologist for his/her opinion.
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