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Nanda For Pulmonary Nodules
X-ray findings: Pulmonary nodules are shadows seen on chest xrays and CT scans that are less than 3cm in size and represent areas of solid tissue in the parts of the lung which should be only air sacs. Nodules can be active infections, scar tissue from prior infections, benign tumors, pulmonary lymph nodes or cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm a smoker with several pulmonary nodules noncalcified have caugh always 2 nodules grew from 3mm/4mm & 5mm/6mm from april to july what's going on?
Yes, very: 96% of nodules found in a study of screening ct scans were not lung cancer. While we don't know for sure what they were, its almost certain that many were granulomas, a type of scar often caused by "histo". In some areas of the country almost half the population has lung nodules detectable on a ct and histo gets blamed for many of them, with or without proof. It usually requires no treatment. ...Read more
Noncalcified pulmonary nodules a 6mm in left upper lobe, a 5mm right middle lobe , a4mm in lingula 7mm lateral r mid lobe should I worry?
Pulmonary nodules: It would be nice to know as what are bronchoscopic finding, cell cytology and fungal studies reports? You have four small non calcified nodules ranging4mm to7 mm. You are 37. Any smoking history or cancer? Please stick to your pulmonary doctor who knows you well, and follow the advice. Thanks. ...Read more
My cta listed subcentimeter hypodense thyroid lesions and pulmonary nodules in upper right lobe with largest 8mm. Noncalcified. Should I be worried?
Need work up. : You need to see an ENT surgeon and have a thyroid ultrasound and possibly a ultrasound guided biopsy. Now your lung nodule needs to be followed by your primary care doctor or a pulmonologist. Fleischner society recommends 3-6 month follow up ct depending on your risk factors. Don't ignore these findings. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
29/f bilateral anterior upper lobe groundglass opacities and small right pulmonary nodules up to 5mm. Smoker and svt. Seriousness? Next steps? What is
Follow with PCP: You need your doctor to guide you. Any opacities in lungs need to be further investigated as to the cause. Lung nodules may or may not be related. But they should be monitored for further growth or change using a repeat ct scan 4-6 weeks after the last one. If you have any fever then you need to be tested sooner than later. ...Read more
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