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A 28-year-old male asked:
Have a chest pain and blood in saliva when i stretch the chest. ct shows a calcified left hilar node. my free ca is 135mmol what can it be? unknown tb
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Dr. Jalal Zuberianswered
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Possibly TB: Calcified nodes in chest indicate old TB, but blood in sputum is indicative of active disease. The doctor needs to examine you and take a complete history , review available XRays, CT and lab results for a proper diagnosis and recommend a regimen of treatment that should take care of this. Your family members need to be tested and treated as needed. Congestive Heart failure needs to be ruled out.
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