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subsegmental atelectasis lung bases

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. David Prologo
20 years experience Interventional Radiology
Poor inspiration: Probably related to a poor inspiratory effort when the radiograph was taken. Often times if people are in pain or are obese they cannot take a big bre ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Poor Asthma Control: Sounds like you have a history of poorly controlled asthma. With 4 months of worsening cough and atelectasis on CXR I would recommend seeing a physici ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lowery
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Abnormal chest xray : The chest xray should be reviewed and discussed with your asthma specialist. In general if you're asthma is stable and you have no lingering chest sym ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Atalectesis: ="collapse" of segments of the lobes of your lung PROBABLY due to restriction from the pain of abdominal surgery....Using the proper breathing (ie: de ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
No: You need to start take bf very deep slow breathes in and out and follow up with your doctor. Do you smoke?
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Piotr Obara
14 years experience Radiology
The fibrosis and : Atelectasis isnt anything to worry about, just some lung tissue collapsed on itself and scarring. The ground glass nodule is something that may need ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
AtelectasisCauses&Rx: Means your lower lobes of lungs are collapsed and not enough air is being exchanged there. Commonest cause of atelectasis is due to blockage of airway ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Not cancer: Atelectasis is not cancer. It is essentially a sign that some areas of your lungs are not getting as much air due to either blockage or restriction of ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It most: likely is not significant, and simply related to gravity and/or a less than complete depth of inspiration at the moment of the scan. Atelectasis in t ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Infection : Infection should be ruled out, and risk factors for malignancy determined,

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