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Today I got my pa view of Chest.everything is clear n normal but there is prominent bronchovascular marking seen in both lungs.so what does it mean an?

Today I got my pa view of Chest.everything is clear n normal but there is prominent bronchovascular marking seen in both lungs.so what does it mean an?

Need more info.: This finding needs clarification, which we can certainly address via consultation. Are you having any symptoms - shortness of breath, chest pains, cough? Do you smoke cigarettes? Why was the chest Xray done in the first place? Any medical history - lungs, heart, kidneys? ...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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In layman's terms what does this mean? Prominent calcified mediastinal and hilar lymph nodes and scattered calcified granulomas in both lungs. Heart

In layman's terms what does this mean?
Prominent calcified mediastinal and hilar lymph nodes and scattered calcified granulomas in both lungs.
Heart

Old infection: would be the most common explanation, but there are some other illnesses that could cause this and be more worrisome. You need to ask the physician who ordered the x-ray what s/he was worried about, and what is the cause for these findings. Good luck! ...Read more

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In layman's terms what does this mean? Prominent calcified mediastinal and hilar lymph nodes and scattered calcified granulomas in both lungs. Heart

In layman's terms what does this mean?
Prominent calcified mediastinal and hilar lymph nodes and scattered calcified granulomas in both lungs.
Heart

Changes in tissue: These changes mean that some of the tissue of the heart and lungs is not the normal way it usually looks on xray. When tissue is damaged by infection or inflammation sometimes calcium builds in those areas and forms scars or when the body is trying to heal itself it forms a barrier around an abnormal area. The lymph nodes filters things out of the body and can get enlarged. ...Read more

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What does Diffuse coarsened interstitial markings throughout both lungs w/bilateral hilar prominence and perihilar infiltrates mean. ?

What does Diffuse coarsened interstitial markings throughout both lungs w/bilateral hilar prominence and perihilar infiltrates mean. ?

Ask the doctor: who ordered the study. Without any more history or symptoms no one could properly interpret this finding. The doctor who ordered the study should be able to answer this question but only for the person who actually got the study due to privacy concerns. ...Read more

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Minimal haziness noted in the right lung base which may represent pneumonitis or just overlapping vascular markings. What does it mean ?

Minimal haziness noted in the right lung base which may represent pneumonitis or just overlapping vascular markings. What does it mean ?

Pulmonary infiltrate: This is radiologist language. It generally means that there is a minimal shadow in that area of the lung and that the examiner cannot be sure if it is abnormal or not, and so he refers it back to the doctor who ordered it in order that it be placed in clinical context of your symptoms and other findings. ...Read more

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Had TB 15 yrs back. Routine xray shows chest markings & parenchymal lesion in both lungs.Is it because i had TB .Should i consult a doctor?

Had TB 15 yrs back. Routine xray shows chest markings & parenchymal lesion in both lungs.Is it because i had TB .Should i consult a doctor?

Yes: 15 years back did you have prophylaxis treatment or regular triple med treatment? You should periodically see your doctor if you start having TB symptoms again.. Also parenchymal lesion in both lungs means latent tb. Please see infectious disease doctor in your area. ...Read more

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I've a dull pain in both lungs?

I've a dull pain in both lungs?

See your doctor : It is not clear what other symptoms you have and how you know for sure it is your lungs. ...Read more

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What is hyperaeration both lungs?

What is hyperaeration both lungs?

Emphysema: Hyperaeration means that the lungs appear more radiolucent on chest x-ray and over expanded. This is due to enlargement of the airspaces caused by destruction of the walls of the alveoli(air sacs). This finding is seen in Emphysema, a form of Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease. ...Read more

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Can you live if both lungs collapse?

Can you live if both lungs collapse?

Not for long: Lungs can collapse for various reasons, and can do so completely or partially. Your chances are better the less complete the collapse until you can be treated. ...Read more

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What is reticular densities in both lungs?

What is reticular densities in both lungs?

Reticular densities: The reticular interstitial pattern refers to a complex network of curvilinear opacities that usually involved the lung diffusely. They can be subdivided by their size (fine, medium or coarse). The subdivision refers to the size of the lucent spaces .

Reference
http://radiopaedia.org/articles/reticular-and-linear-pulmonary-opacification ...Read more

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Osteosarcoma mets both lungs, any statistics on survival rates?

Osteosarcoma mets both lungs, any statistics on survival rates?

Specialist help: The are many studies but each case is variable. You are not a statistic.
Osteosarcoma pulmonary metastasis: prognostic factors of 88 ...
www.asco.org/ascov2/meetings/abstracts?&vmview=abst...
May god bless you. ...Read more

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Emphysema both lungs...What should I do?

Emphysema both lungs...What should I do?

Stop smoking: If you smoke, you must quit asap. See your provider to get lung function tests and start on medications to make your breathing easier. Get the pneumonia and influenza vaccines. See about a pulmonary rehab program if breathing is interfering with normal activity. ...Read more

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What does it mean when both lungs are hyperated?

What does it mean when both lungs are hyperated?

Over-inflation: If air gets in (inhaling) but cannot get out (exhaling) as well, the lungs can become over-inflated, like a balloon with extra air blown into it. When both lungs are affected the same way, it can be called "bilateral hyperinflation" or "hyperation". On a chest xray, the lungs look dark or black. This is a description, not a diagnosis or condition. Asthma, COPD and virus infections often cause it. ...Read more

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What can patchy opacities in both lungs indicate?

What can patchy opacities in both lungs indicate?

Non-specific finding: Patchy opacities in lung fields indicate the presence of material more dense than the surrounding lung tissue (which is mostly filled with air). This is most commonly due to infections, but can also be the result of masses or inflammatory conditions. The results would need to be interpreted in conjunction with the medical history and a physical examination to determine the likely cause. ...Read more

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What do doctors mean when they say both lungs are hyperaerated?

Hyper aerated...: this usually refers to lungs that have more air in them, typically noted on a chest x-ray. If there is airway obstruction, it becomes difficult to exhale so the lungs have more air in them and appear big and black on a chest x-ray. This is a finding common during an asthma exacerbation or a COPD patient. ...Read more

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When a dr. Listens to me take a deep breath can they tell if both lungs are inflating?

So - so : The absence of breath sounds would indicate lack of inflation. If the doctor is worried about this, a chest x-ray can be very helpful. ...Read more

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I had xrays of lungs done this wk and since aug. I've developed white spots on both lungs what could this indicate. Thanks for taking time to answer.

I had xrays of lungs done this wk and since aug. I've developed white spots on both lungs what could this indicate. Thanks for taking time to answer.

Cannot diagnose: This could be infection, tumors, or any of a dozen or more other issues. Absent knowing your symptoms and what led to your getting a chest x-ray and what is being done to follow this up there is not any way to answer your question. See the doctor who ordered this. ...Read more

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Are vascular conditions a common complication of lung disease?

Are vascular conditions a common complication of lung disease?

Yes for some lung dz: Any condition that causes pulmonary hypertension (emphysema/copd, sleep apnea, fibrosis, scleroderma, etc) can lead to cor pulmonale (right-heart failure) which stagnates venous flow and cause liver problems. Cancer or infection of the lung can sometimes lead to dic, a life-threatening condition in which clots block small blood vessels all over the body. ...Read more

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When placing both hands over both lungs and saying 99, should the vibration felt be equal right and left. The left has seemed dull (for several years)?

Left lung: Since the heart is on the left side of the chest cage, there is less lung volume there than on the right side. Therefore the right side of the chest will have more resonance. ...Read more

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My mom had a pneumonia in both lungs. Can it prevented?

My mom had a pneumonia in both lungs. Can it prevented?

Mgt: Some illnesses which cause pneumonia may be prevented by good hand washing, avoiding contact with ill contacts and vaccinations. A yearly flu vaccination is advised unless your physician indicates otherwise. ...Read more

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After suffering a pneumothorax due to knife wound, why don't both lungs collapse?

After suffering a pneumothorax due to knife wound,  why don't both lungs collapse?

THEY ARE: Separated into 2 sides, left and right lung so a puncture wound on one side of the chest will puncture that side's lung only. ...Read more

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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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Lungs takes involuntary sudden breath why? Im asthmatic and possibly vascular diease problems. Is all associated together?

Lungs takes involuntary sudden breath why?  Im asthmatic and possibly vascular diease problems.  Is all associated together?

Tic? habit?: A sudden inspiration without associated shortness of breath could be a tic or a type of habit. If there are repetitive non stop sudden breaths that would be more significant but intermittent sudden breaths makes me think of either a tic or a habit. ...Read more

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Vascular (Definition)

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