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Normal Chest X Ray Report
Normal chest X-ray & abdominal/pelivic CT scan, but positive TB skin test? I have low grade fevers, extreme fatigue & swollen lymph nodes. Tb?
Unlikely TB: It is unusual to have TB with a normal chest x-ray. You need to see your doctor get a work-up ASAP. ...Read more
A chest x-ray is the basic radiographic study for evaluation of the heart and lungs. It usually consists of 2 views: postero-anterior and lateral. The image is now usually acquired digitally with the sensor placed against the front of the chest for the pa view and on the left side of the chest for the lateral view. Pneumonia, heart enlargement, CHF and many other ...Read more
Means no problem: On chest x-ray, but that doesn't mean you don't have a clinical problem, that's why clinical correlation is important, and any study should be read within a clinical context, the ordering physician would explain better, best wishes ...Read more
Right apical plueral thickening to my chest x-ray result 07-26-17. I have been expose to asbestose but my previus x-ray last 02-27-17 it shows normal?
My chest X-ray result shows mild pleural-parenchymal tenting what does this mean & what I suppose to take for it?
Depends: Would need to hear the detailed report to be sure but this usually refers to evidence that someone had TB in the past and it has left a scar. If you were treated for TB then likely nothing more will need to be done. If you have never been treated, you may need to be treated for either active or latent TB. This decision would be based on your history and symptoms. ...Read more
Chest X-ray result- Fibronodular shadows seen in the left apex PPD - 20mm Sputum smear 1st&2nd - AFB = 0. Do I have an active or inactive TB?
Latent TB or something else? I am from the Philippines with a history of BCG vaccines (3x).Came here in the US 10 yrs ago. Tested + in my TB skin test, chest x-ray result found a soft tissue mass-like consolidation (left upper lung).No symptoms of TB.
QTB: Need to get quantiferon test. If positive confirms latent tb. For lung lesion I would recommend CT CHEST ...Read more
In my chest X-ray the impression is Mild cardio megaly. Is it an issue? All other reports are normal (sugar, scan, ECG, BP-126/88)
Reading: Without more information the best one can do from out here is ask your own doc who has more info about you ...Read more
I am a 34 year old male having fever from last 8 days which comes at 5 in evening and hors by morning. My blood test, typhoid, malaria etc are normal. I have also done chest X-ray and urine test, reports of which are norma. My ESR test is 33 is it serio
It really depend om how high your fever is. Are you having any chills or night sweat
if you are living in the west we will said it is a virus
you are from pakistan and the chance of bacteria or unusual infection is more likely. So it is very hard to say if it is serious or not.
see an infection disease specialist for help ...Read more
A chest X-ray report says. Scaring seen in the right upper zone and old healed lesion. Plz tell me what is the it mean.?
A chest X-ray report says. Scaring seen in the right upper zone and old healed lesion. Plz tell me what is the it mean.? How will treated.
I have been smoking for since 4 yrs.........And not had chest x-ray. Would my chest X-ray normal? Chest x ray
Dirty lungs: Usually smoking appears on chest radiograph as prominent central markings which can also be seen in viral infection, reactive airway disease, and inhaling polutants. Interstitial changes, increased small lines, in lungs occurs as part of dirty lung in smokers. Some lungs are affected more than others ...Read more
Tuberculosis: If the CXR is normal it is unlikely that they have active pulmonary TB but if they previously had a primary TB infection (PPD+) they may reactivate the disease outside of the lungs. This is a complex issue and you need to provide more info before being answered satisfactorily. Hope this helps. ...Read more
ProBNP was 71, up from 67.5 a few weeks ago. Normal chest X-ray and echo. Is this worrisome at all?
With a normal echo: And normal cheat X-ray I would not worry much about proBNP. The chances that your heart may be failing are virtually very low. Watch your symptoms and get a repeat proBNP in 3 months time. Also make sure your kidney function and liver functions are alright. Good luck. ...Read more
Hi I am sandeep my question is in my chest X-ray report it say old calcific density left hilar region. Is there any problem in my chest any suggestion?
Calcified node: Usually calcification in hilum on chest xray represent a calcified lymph node related to old non active infection such as histoplasmosis or tuberculosis. This sometimes is associated with calcified nodule in the same lung, particularly tb. Other less common causes are in patients with lymphoma who have been treated successfully. Usually there is nothing to be concerned about. ...Read more
Consult with MD: You may need to consult with an ENT specialist, especially if you are a smoker or ex-smoker. There could be an anomaly of the trachea (airway) or larynx which may need to be evaluated and could be easily treatable, . ...Read more
Yes: Emphysema can occur with a normal chest xray. Mild changes may only be visible with ct scan, however the underlying physiologic abnormality with emphysema or COPD is diagnosed with pulmonary function tests which measure lung function and involve breathing into a device which can measure aspects while breathing. ...Read more
Implications of circular opacity in the left mid zone, vascular, as reported in the chest X-ray report.?
My mantaux test is +ve, but chest X-ray report shows nothing according to doctor.....what is the interpretation??
NO TB: That you do not have TB.Get a more detailed answer ›
What does accentuated Bronchovascular Markings - central mediastinum - clear costophrenic sinsues means in chest X-ray report?
Many different thing: Those markings at the biotin of the chest often represent blood vessels. When they are larger or better seen they could be due to bronchitis or early pneumonia amount others. Depends on why you had the chest X-ray in the first place. And these markings can be prominent in those who smoke. So talk to your doctor and see if they are related to anything they were looking for ...Read more
On my chest x-ray report it states. Right lower lobe linear opacities are related to scarring. No demonstrated pleural abnormality is ok.
Xray: It is probably due to a previous infection and should not cause you any problem. However I would expect that the doctor who ordered the X-ray would explain the report to you ...Read more
My maid got a positive PPD, is there any risk of me or my family to get infected? She has normal chest X-Ray and normal blood test.
Dry cough that after 4 months is not subsiding. Normal chest X-ray, comes in the late afternoon/evening, makes speaking tough. Prilosec not working.
Chronic cough: 3 most common causes of a chronic dry cough - asthma, rhinitis, and gastroesophageal reflux. Chest Xray usually normal in all 3 of these conditions. An allergist/immunologist or a primary care physician can help evaluate and diagnose the 3 most common causes of chronic dry cough. ...Read more
My chest X-ray came back as no acute disease and my doctor said its normal chest X-ray can I still have cancer?
Had morning cough for a month had normal chest X-ray 6months ago but tech said I had really long lungs. Is this COPD? Cough started when I quit smoke
Possibly yes.: Tech MAY be referring to Hyperinflation (over expansion) of the lungs. COPD is the most common cause. In COPD there is an inability for the lungs to empty normally on expiration due to loss of Elastic recoil and Collapse of the small airways (bronchioles). The overinflation is a compensation to increase elastic recoil. See> http:///bit. Ly/2gEJZAc Being a former smoker suggests you likely have COPD ...Read more
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