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Doctor insights on: Benign Peripheral Nodule Right Mid Lung

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Pleural bassed nodule at posterior aspect os mid cephalad right lower lobe of lung 7 x 4 mm. Also linear atelectasis within right midlung. Age 73?

Pleural bassed nodule at posterior aspect os mid cephalad right lower lobe of lung 7 x 4 mm. Also linear atelectasis within right midlung. Age 73?

Follow up of nodule: The linear atelectasis is nothing to worry about. The pleural based nodule sounds like a potentially benign nodule. Surveillance of a nodule of this size, however, is frequently recommended, particularly if you have a smoking history. Please sure to talk to your doctor for the appropriate steps. ...Read more

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Lung (Definition)

Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more


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I am having back and chest pain, two xrays showed nodule on mid left lung, having CT wed. Could also have opacified sinus sphenoid? Pneumonia?

I am having back and chest pain, two xrays showed nodule on mid left lung, having CT  wed. Could also have opacified sinus sphenoid? Pneumonia?

Pneumonia unlikely: If only back/chest pain symptoms, pneumonia unlikely--expect cough, phlegm, fever, malaise. Chest pain on deep breathing may indicate pleurisy, probably viral in origin. Opacified sinus probably related to nasal mucosal irritation from smoking. Agree with planned eval of nodule. Look for other causes of back and chest pain--new exercise? New position in work? ...Read more

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F38/Rndom right chest pains&mid left chest pain&LLL.Angio CT, EST echo, ekg,Usound. 3mm&4mm nodules granulomas LLL&RML. 4 wks pain&naproxen.Treatment?

F38/Rndom right chest pains&mid left chest pain&LLL.Angio CT, EST echo, ekg,Usound. 3mm&4mm nodules granulomas LLL&RML. 4 wks pain&naproxen.Treatment?

See details: Ask the doctors who are treating you. Since a cause for the pain has not been established and one is not able to examine you or review your studies firsthand, it is impossible to suggest a treatment. ...Read more

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I have a subpleural solitary lung nodule in the peripheral of the lung base. 2mm. I am 28/f. Smoked for 9 years, but quit 4 years ago. Cancer? Scared!

I have a subpleural solitary lung nodule in the peripheral of the lung base. 2mm. I am 28/f. Smoked for 9 years, but quit 4 years ago. Cancer? Scared!

Barely visible: If it enlarges by ct then removal is an option. It is so small at 2mm it can be hard to find. Gather any old x-rays, history of trauma, pneumonia etc. It may be an old scar but needs to be followed by pulmonologist or thoracic surgeon. ...Read more

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28/f. Subplueral lung nodule in peripheral base. Accidental finding on ct. Quit smoking 4 years ago. What's the chance its cancer? I'm petrified.

28/f. Subplueral lung nodule in peripheral base. Accidental finding on ct. Quit smoking 4 years ago. What's the chance its cancer? I'm petrified.

Some chance,, : Because you've had a history of smoking there is some chance that this can be cancer. However, you're young at 28 years and it takes a long history of smoking for this to develop, and the location is on the periphery which is not a common place for lung cancer from smoking to show up in. It may be something else that isn't related to smoking. It's best to see your dr. ; possibly get it biopsied. ...Read more

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Is mid lower chest pain benign if i had two normal stress tests? I have MS to. This pain radiates to my back.

Is mid lower chest pain benign if i had two normal stress tests? I have MS to. This pain radiates to my back.

Reassuring: But your pain could be due to many other causes, such as thoracic spine disc problem, gastroesophageal reflux, even an "MS hug". Further testing is in order. But if you have MS, are you NOT taking medication to control your neurological issues? See your doctors and get this addressed. ...Read more

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Suspecious densities are seen in right upper lobe and mid lung. What does that mean?

Suspecious densities are seen in right upper lobe and mid lung. What does that mean?

Lung Densities: you need to discuss this with the ordering/examining doctor as they have your history, your results and have done an exam. They are in the best position to explain things and give you advice. ...Read more

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What does suspicious densities is seen in the right upper lobe and left mid lung means? Is it seious or not? Pls answer.

What does suspicious densities is seen in the right upper lobe and left mid lung means? Is it seious or not? Pls answer.

I assume: you are referring to a chest xray? "Suspicous densities" is not very specific, but it sounds like you have abnormal findings(e.g. mass,nodule,infiltrate,scarring) that might require further evaluation with a CT scan or other tests. Talk to your doc about what the results mean. No way to tell based on limited info how serious it might be. Take care. ...Read more

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Pain in mid left back lung cancer?

Unlikely: But get evaluated. Most is spine or musculoskeletal. ...Read more

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What is mid-outer lung minute nodulocalcific granuloma?

What is mid-outer lung minute nodulocalcific granuloma?

Nothing serious: most likely you have a spot on your chest x Ray or your Ct scan and they diagnosed the spot as a benign granule a apparently it is small and it is calcified unless you are smoker do not worry if you are smoker make sure your doctor keep the eye on your lungs and follow with chest x Ray ...Read more

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On cxr faint round density mid left lung?

On cxr faint round density mid left lung?

CXR is nonspecific: Cxr is nonspecific and merely a screening tool. A ct chest would help to further evaluate the nodular density. ...Read more

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I have severe mid back pain and stiffness. I feel the pain radiate above my lungs. Help!

I have severe mid back pain and stiffness. I feel the pain radiate above my lungs. Help!

Consider: Visiting a chiropractor. There you will receive x-rays of your back, and treatment. They will refer you to a medical doctor if you require medication or further work up beyond an mri. And they are relatively inexpensive compared to the medical community. You can walk in bent, and walk out straight. Ya, that's what i would do. ...Read more

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On ultrasound if ther is a cyst with a solid nodule in mid pole of kidney...what does that mean?

On ultrasound if ther is a cyst with a solid nodule in mid pole of kidney...what does that mean?

Cysts: Having a cyst in the kidney can be a benign occurrence- many people develop a cyst or two later in life. However the answer to your question needs more info: size, how many, how old you are, other medical history, characteristics in the imaging scan. See a nephrologist or urologist to address this- don't wait. ...Read more

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A single ovoid hypervascular, hypoechoic nodules noted in the right mid gland measuring 0.4x0.3x0.2cm, thyroid. Also a 4mm ovoid nodule found?

Too small: To biopsy so, for now, you'll have to sit tight. Also, you need to speak with your doctor about what you other lab values are. ...Read more

Nodule (Definition)

Any growth or deposit in the body or on its surface may be casually termed a nodule until its character is determined by the familiarity of the physician with it or by the results of a biopsy if it is not so obvious. The term is casual ...Read more