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A 35-year-old female asked:

Lifelong asthmatic. lung scarring shows up on x-rays. when i get respiratory infections, i get pain in that lung. how do lung scars cause pain?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 34 years experience
The scarring: is probably not causing the pain.
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