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Normal X Ray Of Lungs
I have mild cough x 2 yrs and wheeze heard loudest upper right chest and back. Docs don't seem concerned normal x-ray. I'm scared lung cancer. Ideas?
Chronic cough: You should have more work up then just an x-ray, but cancer is just one possibility, and other things are more likely. See your helpful pulmonologist and get pulmonary function tests. Reflux, asthma, chronic bronchitis, COPD are all possibilities. ...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
What can cause chest pain for several days? Went to Er, EKG normal and chest X Ray normal, lungs sound fine. This is the third time this has happened
Chest pain: There are many causes of chest pain, the heart is one, intestinal gas and thoracic musculoskeletal pains are very common, anxiety and panic attacks likewise are frequent causes. You should always ask the doctors who see you what they think is the problem you came for and what to do about it. ...Read more
Sometimes my lungs are hyper inflated with flat diaphram. Other times it's normal on X-ray. Does COPD work like this?
Sperometer test is normal.lungs digital X-ray is normal.but feeling breathless.long breathing gets me anxious..please help me....tests are normal?
Dyspnea: Spirometry and Chest x-ray are test to evaluate for lung disease. However, the spirometry results may change if you have reversible disease such as asthma. There are other conditions that can cause shortness of breath such as heart disease, anemia, anxiety, pulmonary embolism. If you continue to have this symptoms follow up with your doctor to get further evaluation. ...Read more
How can I gauge the extent of damage caused to my lungs due to smoking @4-5 cigarettes per day since past 15 years? Lung function test & x-ray-normal
I have only wheezing for 15 months. lung func. tests normal, I did an X-ray last month. my ques. is: anything malign. would have showed up, right?
Most likely: Rule out the presence of mold toxins, esp if everything else checks out normal ...Read more
My X-ray findings that tiny densities are noted in right upper zone,suggestive of old exposure to infection,lung fields are clear,normal cardiac and mediastinal contours.what does it mean.thank you for immediate response .
I had a chest x ray that showed hyper inflated lungs. everything else was normal. I smoke. I am a 51 year old female. is this copd?
Yes, it may: and it should be followed up with pulmonary function studies, which can definitively show whether airway obstruction is present, and if so, how severe it is. YOU NEED TO STOP SMOKING before your lungs are so damaged that little reversal is possible. At this stage, if you stop, significant improvement can usually occur. Please get help from a pulmonary physician or your PCP, and support groups. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer