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multiple lung nodules in both lungs

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Klein
21 years experience Pathology
A few: Some common causes include granulomas which can persist following an infection and sarcoidosis. Follow up with a pulmonologist.
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Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Histoplasmosis: A common fungus in the midwest and south. Used to be tuberculosis was common, but that is not anymore. Cancer tends to grow. Followup ct is impor ... Read More

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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
33 years experience Cardiology
Not great: If need to they might do pet scan otherwise its metastatic till otherwise proven.
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Dr. Christian Schultheis
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Suspicious: You still need to have a biopsy to confirm it is or is not metastatic disease. Did you have a previous scan that showed no nodules? If so and they a ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
If you: are not at increased risk, and the nodule has benign CT features, then the chance of malignancy is less than 1-2%. This is from the ACR's Lung-RADS c ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Depends: A lung nodule is a lesion in the lung less than 3 cm in diameter. A larger lesion is often called a mass. Typically a lesion needs to be at least 1 cm ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hennig
19 years experience Thoracic Surgery
See a thoracic spec.: A ct scan would be needed and depending on that result, more tests would possibly be ordered. The size, other abnormalities that may be present, your ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Mayo
48 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
X-ray change: a rounded density on an x-ray. it is non-specific unless calcified. serial x-ray and ct follow up is the way to follow a nodule. if it increases in s ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
18 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Nodule: A lung nodule is a round area that is more solid than normal lung tissue. It is a nonspecific finding and can be benign or malignant.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Relax: Sometimes, we as physicians use that word loosely. I did not mean to be lackadaisical. I am sure you are concerned and I am only trying to calm you do ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Lightfoot
58 years experience Pathology
Probably: Calcification means the lesion has been there for a while and is an indication of it being benign if there are multilpe it problaly indicates a prior ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
27 years experience Pulmonology
No: Sinusitis is not typically related to lung nodules.
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