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pain in lower left lung area

A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Left lower back pain: Pleurisy unlikely unless coughing,SOB, and have an URTI. Pleural separation is seen in pneumothorax or effusion and would be associated with mor ... Read More

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A male asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
This could: be a real problem. It may be the heart, an early lung infection, pleuritis, and many other things. Check with your doc ASAP and do not wait. Good luck ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Trouble: Get evaluated. May be stomach sounds heard in chest if you are thin. But needs x-ray and possible ct scan to sort out other possible. Cough suggest ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Please see below: If you had an infection of the lung in the past or had some effusion, that leaves a scar called pleural thickening. There should not be a fibrosis.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Costochondritis: Sound like inflammation of a rib. Observation and possibly Advil (ibuprofen) is in order.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregg Goldin
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
Haziness: There is haziness seen on the scan Normal lung should appear black with white markings that signify the airways and vessels. They are seeing increas ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
OK: Lung tissue that is not inflated (/aerated) is atelectatic (or "deflated"). When it occurs, it often does so across a band or section of the lung, mak ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shalini Reddy
25 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Pleural fluid: Well from your last contact looks like the pleural fluid was secondary to tb, but lot of times we cannot proved. It takes atleast 4weeks for fluid to ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Neither: However if you have had some violent coughing spells or severe asthma attacks, you might have sprained some of the muscles on the rib cage. Inflammat ... Read More

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