A member asked:

Should i be concerned if my ct scan of my lungs shows mild bibasilar gravity dependent atelectasis. reason is shortness of breath.?

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Dr. Bennett Werner answered

Specializes in Cardiology

No: If you take a few good deep breaths, you'll eliminate it. If cts were free and had no radiation dose, you could prove this by taking a few deep breaths and repeating your scan.

Answered 6/30/2018



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