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Does Chest Pain Mean I Could Have Pulmonary Fibrosis
Chest x ray PA view shows fibrosis in mid lower zones and bronchitic changes are seen, can it be pulmonary fibrosis?
Can interstitial lung disease like pulmonary fibrosis and those like pulmonary fib. Be ruled out pretty good with pulse ox, CT of lungs, and chest xra?
If I had a double contrast CT scan of the chest and two chest x rays combine with an exercise stress test would this have showed cystic or pulmonary fibrosis? Would it have showed up on either scan?
After having rt sided chest pain, a cxr was normal but CT scan showed rul apical infiltrate or fibrosis.Do u have any guess as to what this means?
Depends: Doctors usually do not interpret ct's by themselves. We use all of the clinical information available to us to decide what a finding like the one you describe might mean. Depending on the clinical situation, a 5 CM opacity may be something quite benign to other more serious problems. A conversation with your doctor may help to enlighten you on what this is, and how best to pursue it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: Doctors have a saying, "if you are standing on a plain in colorado and you hear hoof beats, dont turn around expecting to see zebras." there are so many other conditions which are more common that i would suspect to cause a cough. Infections like colds and bronchitis when coughing for a week to a month. Asthma or chronic bronchitis when months to years. Others can be found with xrays etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Scarring...: Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis means that there is scarring of the lungs and the underlying reason for the scarring is not known. It is typically a slowly progressive disease, typically over years. At the final stages, consideration of a lung transplant can be made so avoid smoking to insure that you would be a candidate, if it progresses to that stage. ...Read more
If I can exercise less and less over the past few months does that mean I have pulmonary fibrosis?
What is pulmonary fibrosis? And how is it described from an X-ray ? I was told I have hardening of the lung does this mean I have it?
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