A 21-year-old female asked:
What does this mean on a chest xray? impression: there is a focal rounded opacity right lower lobe that may represent pneumonitis or pneumonia. left lung is normal?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Amrita Dosanjhanswered
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
You may upload the report and image during a virtual consult with HT. From your description there may be inflammation or infection in the right lower lobe. This finding should be correlated with clinical symptoms, and the image may take weeks to resolve. If you have COVID 19 or TB risk factors, please obtain screening. Watch for fever, difficulty breathing and sputum production.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Answered Jan 05, 2022
Last updated Jan 5, 2022
People also asked
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $44!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.