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minimal hazy densities

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Krulak
23 years experience Family Medicine
PTB: This reading of an xray says that the radiologist wants the ordering physician to consider primary tuberculosis as the reason for the changes in the t ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Chest x-ray: The presence of the so-called hazy infiltrates in the the top of the left upper lobe has caused the radiologist reading the film to suggest that you m ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
If you: are diagnosed with latent PTB, you will have to take INH for 6months. Hopefully your sputum was AFb negative
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Pulmonary TB: Before considering treatment you really need a specific diagnosis. One does not treat radiologic findings alone.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sanders
16 years experience Pulmonology
Many things: Infection Early cancer Nodules Atelectasis Fluid overload
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fidias De Leon
21 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Infection?: If you are describing findings on a ct of the chest report, then a reticular density or opacity may suggest infection, including tuberculosis. See you ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
51 years experience Cardiology
Incomplete info : It depends on size of diag artery and if u have angina also presure wire studies might help must be on Asa, metoprolol and statin
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
It's suspicious.: You shouldn't worry, but you should have a breast exam now and again in 6 months with a repeat mammogram in 6 months. Your mammogram shows that your l ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ali Saberi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
TB: Ptb means pulmonary Tuberculosis. The location is top part of the lung. Recommend seeing pulmonary specialist yo have a PPD done and follow up testin ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Druy
53 years experience Radiology
Need more info: Densities in the lung apices can have multiple causes. Infections, including tb, scarring, emphysema, and tumors can all cause these types of densitie ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
It most likely: refers to an inactive Tuberculosis infection...in many areas of the world a quite common finding however your Primary Care Provider might wish you t ... Read More

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