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does tubuerculosis cause lung mass

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Satyanarayan Hegde
28 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Hilar mass: Hilar mass is usually due to swollen lymph glands in the chest cavity. There are several reasons for swollen glands such as infections, cancer and sar ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
No: Recurrent pneumonia can cause chronic scarring in the lung, but pneumonia itself not known to cause cancer or lung mass.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Many: Fungi like candida, blastomyces, coccidioidomycoses or paracocci can all cause infiltrates or processes that look like masses. Tb itself can cause a m ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal Dagan
Dr. Tal Dagan answered
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Absolutely: A mass in the lung can irritate the lining of the lung, also called the pleura. This can either cause a charp pain in the chest called pleuritic pain ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dinhofer
41 years experience Radiology
Many things: The general categories are Infection, Cancer, Non-cancer tumors, collapsed lung, blood, fluid, and more. The radiologist should be able to narrow dow ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Xray can't see all: A mass large enough to cause chest pain is not likely to be missed on a properly done xray, but some very small ones at the edgesof lungs/chest wall c ... Read More
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Dr. James Gulley
26 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Targeted therapy: Newer targeted therapy agents can be quite beneficial for some patients with lung cancer. This is especially true in female never smokers who may hav ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Pulmonologist: I feel that you may have sarcoidosis and should be evaluated by a pulmonologist so that an accurate diagnosis will be made through appropriate testin ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Talk to your doctor: This is a potentially very severe situation. The adenopathy or hilar mass may be causing a post-obstructive pneumonia, or the hilar lesions and the p ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
No: It needs to be investigated hilar mass could be enlarged nodes unlikely to be due to pneumonia.

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