Top
20
Doctor insights on: Fibrotic

Share
1

1
What is right fibrotic bands tiny pneumatoceles?

What is right fibrotic bands tiny pneumatoceles?

More info needed: Was that seen on a chest X-ray or CT of the chest? What are your symptoms. Recommend discussing with your doctor who ordered the test. Fibrotic bands - are just that bands (think of ribbons) of fibrous tissue. Tiny pneumatoceles are small, but abnormal air pockets within the lungs. Without more info, I can't be more specific ...Read more

2

2
Is fibrotic ptb an active ptb and requiring medications?

Is fibrotic ptb an active ptb and requiring medications?

Do more reading: You are asking if fibrotic pulmonary TB is active TB & requires treatment. Fibrotic pulmonary TB refers to the way some old healed TB lesions look on X-rays. You heard the term & immediately jumped on HealthTap to ask your question without bothering to learn more by doing background reading. Please read up on TB in general & fibrotic TB in particular & repost if you still have questions. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
4

4
What's the meaning of fibrotic lymph nodes ?

What's the meaning of fibrotic lymph nodes ?

Scarred Lymph node: When a lymph node is affected by infection or tumor or trauma, it can undergo scarring like any other part of the body and this is called fibrous lymph node if scarring is seen on biopsy. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
5

5
What are "residual fibrotic densities in the right upper lobe"?

What are "residual fibrotic densities in the right upper lobe"?

Lung densities: Will depend on where your live and if you have been around bat guano such as in caves. And where your were born and raised. Discuss with Dr. who knows all of these things or will ask you about them. ...Read more

7

7
What are inflammatory and fibrotic lung disorders?

What are inflammatory and fibrotic lung disorders?

No short answer here: That's a really complicated question. There are a whole host of disorders that cause fibrosis of the lung. The most common is called uip, which is a disease of unknown etiology, that is not related to smoking or other disorders, and results in scarring of the lungs i would recommend a pathology text book to see a list of all the possible lung disorders. ...Read more

8

8
What if your one tonsil got fibrotic? But no swelling in it

What if your one tonsil got fibrotic? But no swelling in it

Not to worry: I'm not sure what you mean by fibrotic. Since people can live normally with no tonsils at all, if one is fibrotic (but not malignant) that should present no health hazard. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
10

10
What is the likelihood that 'very fibrotic tonsils with debrees' would indicate tonsil cancer?

What is the likelihood that 'very fibrotic tonsils with debrees' would indicate tonsil cancer?

Rare: But why torture yourself with worry. We can't examine you in this forum. Your best best course of action would be to see an ENT, Otolaryngologist, a throats specialist, for examination and decision as to whether or not definitive treatment is indicated. ...Read more

11

11
Chest X-ray: Few fibrotic strands noted in left upper zone. Also ill defined opacities noted in bilateral lower zone. Bad?

Chest X-ray: Few fibrotic strands noted in left upper zone. Also ill defined opacities noted in bilateral lower zone. Bad?

Somewhat : too vague to answer. Would need thorough history and exam along with the reason you had a chest x-ray to begin with. All of this except the exam could be obtained from HealthTap's paid service or all of it from your PCP. Hope this was helpful. ...Read more

12

12
Is there any cure to dissolve the scar that's always seen in my xrays?I have this fibrotic scarring findings whenever I have my xray done.

Is there any cure to dissolve the scar that's always seen in my xrays?I have this fibrotic scarring findings whenever I have my xray done.

Entirely disappear?: Most scar tissue in lungs does not disappear, may be come less obvious with time. Usually occurs as result of some previous trauma to lungs such as infection, surgery, or trauma. ...Read more

13

13
Hi, im 34 years old male. recently in my plain x-ray Pa view of the chest revealed:- -Left Lower zonal small fibrotic strand seen. Can you pls exp?

Hi, im 34 years old male. recently in my plain x-ray Pa view of the chest revealed:-
-Left Lower zonal small fibrotic strand seen.
Can you pls exp?

Explanation : For professional answer we need to know your clinical symptoms and medical history about your previous lung condition. It may be just old scar from previous disease: pneumonia, atelectasis, tuberculosis , or surgery, trauma and so on. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
15

15
Fibrotic tonsil need removal of tonsil? Otherwise bacteria can enter in blood if we won't remove them ?is it true?

Fibrotic tonsil need removal of tonsil? Otherwise bacteria can enter in blood if we won't remove them ?is it true?

Fibrosis: may be from scarring- unless the tonsil is chronically infected as determined by throat culture, it is not mandatory to remove it; howver if infected or necrotic, it must be addressed and re-examined. ...Read more

17

17
Hello dctr..I have done x rays of my lungs n got result that there are suspicious fibrotic strands on my lower lung left side.What does this means?

Hello dctr..I have done x rays of my lungs n got result that there are suspicious fibrotic strands on my lower lung left side.What does this means?

Need to see xray: The specific interpretation of the film does require reviewing the film. Multiple causes of such findings are possible, including a scar left by previous infection, to an ongoing acute lung infection (pneumonia) or chronic fungal infection. Please talk to your doctor about this result! ...Read more

18

18
Myomettrium is of a coarse echotexture consistent with diffuse fibrotic changes. An11 mm calcified posterior intramural fibroid noted. Please explain ?

Myomettrium is of a coarse echotexture consistent with diffuse fibrotic changes. An11 mm calcified posterior intramural fibroid noted. Please explain ?

Fibroid Uterus: Fibroids are benign smooth muscle tumors aka leiomyomas which are extremely common. I would guess that more than 50% of women over 50 years old have them. They can infarct and become calcified and very rarely cause abnormal bleeding or trouble conceiving but most often they don't cause symptoms. They can be located in the subserosal, sub mucosal or myometrial location. ...Read more

19

19
Is fibrotic pulmonary tuberculosis contagious?

Is fibrotic pulmonary tuberculosis contagious?

yes if active: Any form of active pulmonary tuberculosis can be contagious. Fibrotic only refers to the appearance on imaging. Active pulm TB can have many appearances including fibrotic, cavitary, nodular, etc. ...Read more