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Calcification In Lungs And Spleen Mass On Pulmonary Artery
If I have histo calcified spots on lymph node, spleen, and lungs and now have diarrehea, insomnia, pain in chest, do i/did i have disseminated histo?
Calcified spot: Calcified spot in spleen, lungs, are due to old granulomatosis diseases such as histoplasmosis. It is old and should be asymptomatic. When you got the infection you might had a week of cough, malaise and fever, and your body took care of it. Now about your insomnia and diarrhea should be an acute food poisoning, or stomach flu, if goes beyond 2-3 days and you feel sick see pcp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I have numerous lung nodules. Colon resection done 7/2011. Cancer in mass and 2 lymph nodes. New scan shows numerous nodles in both lungs (very small), largest is a 7.0mm and too close to artery. My CEA is 5.6 and suv is 2. What do u think?
Hi sir I have calcific density in lungs. I got a job in saudi so I have to cure this as early as possible. Please tell me how to cure quickly?
No quick cure: For this. If it is calcified, it means that it has been there already for some time. It is most likely old infection, such as tuberculosis, so make sure you get checked out for TB and treated if necessary. Other infection or damage can cause it too. You need to see a doctor in any event. ...Read more
Constant pain rt side abdomen below bottom rib over 1 yr.Sometimes burns.Had CT scan only found calcification of spleen artery w/ hemrage.Help explain?
Need further: Evaluation for gall bladder and GI cause. ...Read more
Old infection: When there is a small infection in the lungs the body stops it by walling it off with calcium. It's important to know what the original infection was since some kinds can reactivate. So it is a good idea to see a doctor that can diagnose the condition. You should be fit for work regardless. ...Read more
Calcified scar: The calcified scar may an indication of an old infection in the lungs that have become calcified over time. ...Read more
My wife xray result is non -specific pulmonary calcification, left mid lung.What does it mean? Thank you.
Scars: This is the way they say 'scar' they cannot define how or when it happened, thus 'non-specific'. But it is a scar. ...Read more
Is calcification in right apex (lungs) requred treatment or not and how to remove the marks which reflect in x-ray.
Rule out active TB: Calcification in the apical lungs in a TB endemic region is old healed TB until proven otherwise . However active TB needs to be ruled out if you have any symptoms of shortness of breath, unplanned weight loss, bloody cough, chronic cough etc. It can be done with sputum studies or a ct scan. This " feature" cannot be removed by surgery, drugs, diet. .It is akin to a well healed injury. ...Read more
Hi sir I have calcification scars in lungs. I got a job in dubai so I have to verify this as early as possible. Please tell me how to know. Thankyou?
Old infection: The site and type and shape of scar and calcifications are important. Old infections can scar and can get calcified. Tb is noncaseating and will look more like tissue densities and pleural thickening of the upper part. You are young and i don't suspect asbestosis nor cancer for that matter. I can surmise you are probably healthy and had an infection in the past that calcified. ...Read more
Arteries are a type of blood vessels. We can divide blood vessels into 2 categories. Arteries are high pressure vessels which deliver (red) oxygen + blood out into the body. Veins on the other hand or low pressure vessels which return (dark) oxygent - blood from the body ...Read more
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