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Chest xray said, Increased interstitial markings bilaterally with no focal areas of consolidation. What does this mean? Should I i be worried?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
WORRY: NEVER helped ANYONE! SO NOT TO WORRY! Increased interstitial markings bilaterally "MAY" reflect in PAST inflammation or irritation (for example a CHEMICAL exposure) or in rare cases be ASSOCIATED with some chronic disorders.,, IN SHORT this should be evaluated with special imaging/ blood tests..FOLLOW your Health Provider's suggestion(s) and REMEMBER NOT TO WORRY! Hope this helps Dr Z
Answered on Apr 30, 2018

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