A 33-year-old male asked:
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i have no active pulmonary lesions, no active pulmonarytuberculosis and pneumonia, no abnormal mass lesions(lung cancer etc.), and no bony abnormalities. but i havepain in chest. can you explain why it might be so?

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Dr. Steven Guyton
45 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Normal: This sounds like a description of the negative findings on a chest x-ray. Pa refers to the way the x-ray was taken. Tbc refers to tuberculosis. In other words no abnormalities found - a normal chest x-ray.
Answered on Mar 17, 2017
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Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Normal picture: Depending on the history given to radiologist, he-she is trying to say no identifiable major lung issue seen! and be specific and thorough in a smoker with symptoms. May still need broncho scope which looks at inner lining of trachea and bronchi in patient with symptoms after customary treatment including smoking cessation, .
Answered on Apr 10, 2013
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Dr. Matthew Majzun
13 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Seems ok: I'm getting this was the interpretation of your chest xray. You should check with your doctor to be sure, but sounds like everything was pretty normal unless you left something out.
Answered on Apr 19, 2013
Dr. David Dang
13 years experience Radiology
Normal xray report: Sounds like a normal chest xray report. What are your symptoms & reason for the chest xray? If it's cough, it can be from smoking. Bronchitis, if mild, can be difficult to see on a chest xray & may appear normal.
Answered on Apr 19, 2013

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