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A 39-year-old female asked:

Linear opacities in the lung base are noted compatibke with subsegmental atelectasis ? what does this mean , (asthma, coughing and flem , no fever pain in,chest where brocolo area is and hurts to take deep breath s cough for 4 mths that doesnt stop and fl

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Dr. Justin Greiwe
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Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Poor Asthma Control: Sounds like you have a history of poorly controlled asthma. With 4 months of worsening cough and atelectasis on CXR I would recommend seeing a physician who specializes in managing asthma like an allergist or pulmonologist if not already done so in order to get better control of your symptoms.
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