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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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
Endometrium ill-defined at fundus (9mm). Myometrium appears heterogeneous throughout suggestive of diffuse fibrotic changes. What does it mean?
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
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
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
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?
Does nanoknife IRE procedure actually send an electrical charge into and throughout the inside of a pancreatic tumor through its dense fibrotic cover?
Fibrotic tonsil need removal of tonsil? Otherwise bacteria can enter in blood if we won't remove them ?is it true?
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
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