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what is the result of chest xray in neonatal pneumonia

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Maklansky
24 years experience Radiology
CXR: If it is a single frontal view the heart is overlying the left lung base. So behind the heart is difficult to see this is a normal finding....
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Dr. David Dang
14 years experience Radiology
Typical finding: This is not an uncommon finding on a chest xray. This depends on the rotation of the neonate during the exam. The heart usually takes up a large porti ... Read More
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Most of time: In most people including infants two thirds of cadiac or cardiothymic silhouette project on left side. There are some exceptions. This silhouette cov ... Read More

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Heart attack pain?: A person with chest pain must see the doctor to find out why. He should consider going to the E.R. If he cannot reach his doctor immediately. If it tu ... Read More
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Follow up: Please see your physician right away. The pneumonia three months ago may not be related to your current pain, if the infection resolved. Monitor your ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Symptoms?: If you are having symptoms, additional pulmonary testing and imaging may provide a diagnosis.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. E. Regina Widman
46 years experience Family Medicine
CXR will confirm dx: Health Care provider will order a chest xray (CXR) if they want to confirm or rule out Pneumonia. Cold viruses can cause symptoms that seem like pneu ... Read More
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A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Sputum culture: Of course. The key is the history and physical exam, as usual. I see you have never been a smoker -- have you been checkd for antitrypsin deficiency? ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Elton
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Pneumonia: Usually fever from pneumonia will go away within 3-4 days of starting appropriate antibiotics but like many things pneumonias vary in severity and the ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Filly
26 years experience Radiology
Yes: You could have a small or minor pneumonia or one in a hard place to see on chest x-ray but in general, if the x-ray is clear, you probably don't have ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Looks different: Pneumonia is a patchy or consolidated infiltrate, and TB are smaller cavitay lesions or spots in the lung.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Pneumonia. : Chest x-ray findings of an ammonia can take at least two months to clear even after appropriate and adequate treatment. So the persistence of this x-r ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Talk to your doctor: This is a potentially very severe situation. The adenopathy or hilar mass may be causing a post-obstructive pneumonia, or the hilar lesions and the p ... Read More

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