A 57-year-old female asked:
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i am 57, 60 pd.wt loss. have had severe pain in chest. ct scan shows a 5mm subpleural nodule in lll, 5mm in rul, 8mm higher in rul.what should i do?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
FOLLOW ADVICE OF MD: We can not advice you as we don't have complete information about these three nodules. Most common cause of multiple nodules is cancer in other parts of body that has spread to the lungs.But there are many benign causes of multiple nodules like hemartomas, sarcoidosis, rhematoid nodules and wrgners granulomas, tuberculosis, nocardiosis fungal infections like aspergilosis, histoplasmosis, ;hydrated cysts.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016

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