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whats a mass on your lungs mean

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Not always : But it should be evaluated. Depending on it size and appearance, your doc may be more or less inclined to get a biopsy. I'm assuming he/she will if i ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
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? COPD ?: Ghee i googled that and could not find anything. You have have take a sentence out of a paragraph that needs clarification.
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends on context: The interstitium of the lung refers to the area in and around the blood vessels and alveoli (air sacs). This is where the exchange of oxygen and carbo ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Pleural mass: A PLEURAL mass means that something of a tumorous nature involves the LINING of the lungs. The mass is BASED in the pleura. It could be extended into ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
That would be: the main consideration, unfortunately.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Possibly: Hypermetabolism? Dosent sound right. However any mass such as this should now be biopsied for tissue diagnosis.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Liver mass: No. Lung and liver nodules are common findings on ct scan. Depending on clinical setting no treatment may be indicated other than a follow up ct. In s ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
This was answered ye: No repeat requests about the same subject are welcomed!!
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
53 years experience Radiation Oncology
No.: A pneumonia(infammatory) in the lung might look just the same as a lung cancer. In fact if a cancer blocks a major air tube in the klung, a post obst ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
More trouble : This most likely represent pulmonary metastatic disease.
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