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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience Radiology
Old granulomatous: Disease of the chest is a benign finding. See your doctor if symptoms persist.
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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Several posibilities: Granulomas are a result of some inflammatory insult to tissues. In the lung they may represent old fungal infection such as histoplasmosis, or may b ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Shouldn't: If the lung involvement is truly "minimal" on CXR or CT scan then this shouldn't compromise your lung function enough to cause respiratory symptoms wi ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Encounter to TB: If there is a sign of remote granulomatous disease in your lung, it means that the radiologist saw some calcification in your xray. The majority of t ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Benign: Granulomatous disease is usually caused by prior infection by histoplasma fungus. This is benign and quite common. Nothing you describe sounds worriso ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: A virtual appointment may be booked to upload the report for review. The findings may be caused by a number of conditions. Among these are infections, ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: Both diagnoses are possible If the areas remain stable, I would recommend following and observing for any symptoms. A ppd skin test can help to rule o ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Just follow up: Your doctor would explain to you the findings in a better way in the context of your clinical picture, at any rate hilar calcification can present ol ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
50 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Change in activity: Granuloma means a collection of immune cells in an area of body. Usually this happens in a long standing infection such tuberculosis. When the appeara ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Not herpes related: Herpes, genital or otherwise, doesn't cause anything like this. These are entirely unrelated problems. Many past infections could cause "old granulom ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
You might be: describing something serious, but hard to tell here. Get to the doctor who ordered the scan to see what is recommended.
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