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suspicious hazy densities left upper lung field

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shadi Farzin gohar
19 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Possible pneumonia: Depends on the situation. Most common reason for densities is infection.
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
If you are: talking about a chest xray finding, usually this means a lung scar(from prior infection or trauma) or a small region of atelectasis(collapse), often s ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Sanders
16 years experience Pulmonology
See below: That would be tough to answer without seeing the image and knowing your history.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarik Hadid
18 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Possible: The possibility of cancer is almost always there. The risk depends on the smoking history, family history of cancer, the size of the mass, etc.. Smok ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunil Mehra
44 years experience Pulmonology
Depends.: I last 2 years , it must be worked up aggressively with ct/pet scan to rule out tumort could be an old granuloma.But if you are asmoker and this is ne ... Read More
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 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Unclear: It means there is nothing obvious they can tell. You may need to have different imaging like a ct scan, or repeat xray in the next 3 months to get a b ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Tuberculosis: I'm not sure why, but from comments this forum I have the impression that in the Philippines, tuberculosis is often called Koch's infection. This ches ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amit Uppal
16 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Depends: I would need more information on your medical history and risk factors. if you have the image available that would be very helpful. Which country ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Possibly : Not sure if the two are related. If you are not a smoker, one condition you should discuss with your doctor is alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, which c ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt.: From your description, it is normal, but it may be uploaded for an inbox consultation and second opinion. Why was the chest radiograph ordered?

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