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Nodular opacities in lungs in telugu?

Nodular opacities in lungs in telugu?

See a pulmonologist: Lung nodules could be malignant or benign. Your doctor may decide to follow it up with periodic radiology to assess stability or opt for tissue diagnosis. ...Read more

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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My X-ray shows a nodular opacity in right lung. I had a ctscan and it does not show it; in the CT scan everything is clear. Which one is more accurate?

My X-ray shows a nodular opacity in right lung. I had a ctscan and it does not show it; in the CT scan everything is clear. Which one is more accurate?

CT: Is more accurate. A nodular opacity on chest radiograph may be due to several things including a lung nodule, old rib fracture, rib lesion, soft tissue lesion, or a blood vessel seen on end. ...Read more

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I just got told I have a nodular opacity in my right lung what is it?

I just got told I have a nodular opacity in my right lung
what is it?

Unknown: It depends on your history. The possibilities are many. You will probably need a ct for more information. ...Read more

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The result of my chest xray shows a suspicious nodular density overlying the left first anterior rib. Another nodular opacity is seen overlying the left 9th posterior rib is this means that my breast cancer already metastisis in my lungs? Do I have to und

The result of my chest xray shows a suspicious nodular density overlying the left first anterior rib. Another nodular opacity is seen overlying the left 9th posterior rib is this means that my breast cancer already metastisis in my lungs? Do I have to und

Advice: It sounds like you have a complex medical history and a potentially complicated situation. The best advise i can give is to ask the doctor who ordered the x-ray to explain it to you and refer you to the appropriate caregiver. I wish you well. ...Read more

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My 4 month old son has an opacity in his right lung. What does that mean?

My 4 month old son has an opacity in his right lung. What does that mean?

Opacity= difficult : To see through.This could represent a collection of thickened lung tissue secondary to under inflation (not breathing deep) or pneumonia, or several blood vessels & ribs overlying one another. The description must take into account why the x-ray was obtained & the other factors of the interpretation. ...Read more

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I have patchy opacity in the upper left of my lungs due to minimal ptb ? What can i do doc?

I have patchy opacity in the upper left of my lungs due to minimal ptb ? What can i do doc?

Specialist: An infectious disease specialist or pulmonologist with experience in diagnosing and treating tb would be best to consult. He/she will also review the chest xray with the radiologist who interpreted your films and then recommend any further testing,treatment, or follow-up if deemed advisable. ...Read more

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I have patchy opacity in both lungs & hypertrophied turbinates. can it be treated non surgically? is it temporary?

I have patchy opacity in both lungs & hypertrophied turbinates. can it be treated non surgically? is it temporary?

Nose gateway to lung: Hypertrophied nasal turbinates can be a sign of allergic rhinitis, which can be chronic and may require intermittent nasal steroids and other newer generation of antihistamines. Patchy opacities on lungs require closer evaluation w advance imaging like CT etc. to rule out major illnesses like TB, Sarcoidosis, CA, fungal infections, pulmonary fibrosis. Diagnosis may req. biopsy, which can be med tr ...Read more

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What is a goodt treatment for lung opacity?

What is a goodt treatment for lung opacity?

Diagnosis: Lung Opacity is not a diagnosis or specific finding. It is a vague appearance seen on a chest X-ray or CT. The cause of the finding needs to be determined before a treatment is formulated. Causes can range from scarring from prior infections, trauma, fluid, infection, allergy, drowning, smoke inhalation, tumor, etc. ...Read more

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I have a linear opacity within the lower left lung field compatible with minimal atelectasis?

I have a linear opacity within the lower left lung field compatible with minimal atelectasis?

Don't worry: These are incidental benign findings. Quit smoking if u smoke. Atelectasis could be due to residual effects of pneumonia, heart failure, pneumothorax , exposure to chemicals/irritants etc. Follow up with your dr for any concerns! ...Read more

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