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Doctor insights on: Thickening Of The Minor Fissure Lung

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CT results PROMINENT MEDIASTINAL AND LEFT HILAR ENLARGEMENT WITH A SMALL 9MM NODULE ALONG THE MAJOR FISSURE OF THE LEFT LUNG what does this mean?

Mediastinal and: Hilar enlargement generally imply enlarged lymph nodes in those regions. There are numerous causes of enlarged lymph nodes. You need to talk to your doctor about what it means in your particular case. The 9mm nodule may or may not be related or significant. ...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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Went CT scan-Lungs:Triangular pleural based opacity in the right minor fissure may represent perifissural lymph node, otherwise base clear. Feel worry?

Went CT scan-Lungs:Triangular pleural based opacity in the right minor fissure may represent perifissural lymph node, otherwise base clear. Feel worry?

Depends on symptoms.: Interpreting findings on X-rays depends on your symptoms & prior medical condition (s). So...why was the CT scan obtained? Were you coughing? Fever? Any history of cancer or lymphoma? A lymph node in the fissure is not worrisome unless your symptoms or history point to it being abnormal. Use HealthTap Prime or talk to the ordering doctor / Radiologist if you have concerns or symptoms. Good luck! ...Read more

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Liner opacity is partially visulized in the periphery of the visualized left lung base, likley part of the major fissure rather than a pulmonary node.

Liner opacity is partially visulized in the periphery of the visualized left lung base, likley part of the major fissure rather than a pulmonary node.

Scar vs. Atelectasis: This could be a scar from a previous lung infection or discoid atelectasis, which is collapse of a very small portion of lung frequently due to mucus plugging. This should not cause any symptoms such as cough or shortness of breath (sob). ...Read more

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Last friday I was diagnosed with anal fissure surgery but d pain and bleeding has nt stopped cant even pass stools coz of palpitation and chest ache?

Last friday I was diagnosed with anal fissure surgery but d pain and bleeding has nt stopped cant even pass stools coz of palpitation and chest ache?

Call your surgeon: If you had surgery last week, call your surgeon. If not, call your doctor today. They'll take the call. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Chest XRay - Latetal view demonstrates blunting of both costophrenic angles w/either small lung base pleural effusions are chronic pleural thickening.

Chest XRay - Latetal view demonstrates blunting of both costophrenic angles w/either small lung base pleural effusions are chronic pleural thickening.

If you have: Previous chest X-rays to compare, that would be helpful in making the determination between mild pleural thickening (scarring) or effusion (fluid). There are numerous potential etiologies for each. Further imaging could include ultrasound, special chest xray views (decubitus views), or CT scan. ...Read more

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Could you explain my report. Stable foci of nodular pleural thickening measuring 3 mm along right minor fissure and 4 mm along right lateral inferior?

Could you explain my report. Stable foci of nodular pleural thickening measuring 3 mm along right minor fissure and 4 mm along right lateral inferior?

There are lots: Of questions here. While you don't say, this sounds like a report from an imaging test such as a CT/MRI of the lung. The pleura is a thin membrane that covers the lungs. Thickening results from scarring, infection, tumors, etc. Unfortunately, most NODULAR pleural thickening is the result of cancer. either metastatic from the lung, breast or elsewhere, or mesothelioma. Your doctor can elaborate. ...Read more

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Thickened pluera 4.2mm along left posterolateral chest wall which is Small loculated with internal septation in left cp angle n not asprable?

Thickened pluera 4.2mm along left posterolateral chest wall which is Small loculated with internal septation in left cp angle n not asprable?

PLEURAL THICKENING: Pleural thickening needs further evaluation. You need an exam, labs and 3 AM SPUTUM samples for culture and sensitivity, Fungal Smear and culture. AFB smear and Culture (TB SCREEN). Also a Pulmonary consult with potential Bronchoscopy. ...Read more

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Can I smoke after minor lung collapse?

Can I smoke after minor lung collapse?

Ill advised: Risk factors for primary and secondary spontaneous pneumothorax include: smoking (including marijuana). Lung inflammation is also hypothesized to be important. Smokers have increased numbers of inflammatory cells. Studies in patients show degree of inflammation correlates with the extent of emphysematouslike changes (elcs). ...Read more

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What does thickening of interstitial lung markings mean?

What does thickening of interstitial lung markings mean?

On a CT usually: This refers to a finding seen on x-rays, more specifically ct scans of the chest. It can be seen on plain chest x-rays, but is less reliable. It refers to a more prominent appearance of the normally very slight, nearly invisible linear markings near the periphery of your lungs. It can be caused by many things. "fibrosis" or scarring is the most concerning, but by no means the only cause. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Lung thickening?

What is the definition or description of: Lung thickening?

Lung thickening: Lung thickening = pleura or lining of lungs becomes thicker or has greater depth. May occur with some lung diseases. ...Read more

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Do minor anal fissures require surgery or medical attention?

Do minor anal fissures require surgery or medical attention?

Medical tx may help: Many anal fissures can be treated with conservative therapy - drink plenty of water, eat a high fiber diet, take a fiber supplement, use topical agents like witch-hazel, anusol.... Surgery is reserved for failed medical therapy. ...Read more

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Daughter has very small lungs. Are these warning signs for asthma?

Persistent cough: I need to know more: your child's age? Was she born premature? Has she ever had respiratory problems before? In general children who develop asthma are often "atopic" that is they also have food allergies, environmental allergies and eczema. Symptoms of a persistent tight cough, rapid breathing and retractions: pulling of the muscles of the chest and abdomen, should prompt immediate medical evalua. ...Read more

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I have small cell lung cancerand cannot use chemotherapy? Please give any other suggestions.

I have small cell lung cancerand cannot use chemotherapy? Please give any other suggestions.

Small cell & chemo: Why you can't use chemo?
Small cell lung cancer is very responsive to chemo, which is the mainstay treatment in small cell lung cancer. So, you really need to know why chemo can't be used. It is also sensitive to radiation, but the role of radiation is limited only for limited disease combined with chemo and only for palliative use (relieving pain) in advanced stage. D/w your oncologist in detail. ...Read more

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Small lung linear density in my left lung which result to 14 mm ppdswelling how high is the risk?

Small lung linear density in my left lung which result to 14 mm ppdswelling how high is the risk?

If ur immune: System is strong and u don't have risk factors such as hiv, diabetes, autoimmune condition etc. I won't worry much about it. Follow ur dr's advice. God bless u! http://www. Medicinenet. Com/script/main/mobileart. Asp? Articlekey=26083. http://www. Doctoroz. Com/slideshow/boost-your-immunity-naturally. ...Read more

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How important is a small amount of MRSA in your lung? Can it be considered normal as is regular s. Aureus?

How important is a small amount of MRSA in your lung? Can it be considered normal as is regular s. Aureus?

Not uncommon: In patients who have been in and out of the hospital. It still would not be considered "normal" colonization and could be an issue if the person becomes sick in other ways. ...Read more

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If a small piece of food gets in a healthy person's LUNG, do you always have to take it out to prevent diseases?

If a small piece of food gets in a healthy person's LUNG, do you always have to take it out to prevent diseases?

Obviously "small": Is the issue. So, if it is 1/4 inch you certainly do NOT have to go to much trouble most of the time. Smaller than that and it's around dust particle. 1 inch is going to need to be removed. And...food is better than metal or glass, and likely breaks down/apart. ...Read more

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What is bilateral hillar peribronchial thickening and hillar nodes in lungs. Do they have any correlation and what is there treatment?

What is bilateral hillar peribronchial thickening and hillar nodes in lungs. Do they have any correlation and what is there treatment?

The hilar: Area is in the middle of the lungs near the heart. This is saying the large airways in this area have thickening, and the lymph nodes in the region are enlarged. An inflammatory condition could lead to the airway change, and the nodes could be part of the body's response to the inflammation. ...Read more

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Okay so a year ago they found atiny small noduile in my right lung, now I'm have a little bit of pain in my right lung can you please tell me what is?

Okay so a year ago they found atiny small noduile in my right lung, now I'm have a little bit of pain in my right lung can you please tell me what is?

Call your doctor: And discuss it with them since they have all ypour information. There is no way we can guess over the internet. ...Read more

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I inhaled a small fragment of a crisp. I couged but no very much and I didn't feel it come back up. Might it be in my lungs and might I get pneumonia?

I inhaled a small fragment of a crisp. I couged but no very much and I didn't feel it come back up. Might it be in my lungs and might I get pneumonia?

Mgt: It is possible to have an nice tigon following aspiration into the lungs. Typically though if you are healthy, the lung can remove food particles effectively. If you experience respiratory problems, fever or chills please see the ED. ...Read more

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How do I know if got small lung capacity?

Pulmonary: Function testing can determine your lung capacity (Essentially breathing air into a system which performs the measurements
Your PCP (primary Care Physician) can probably order these or refer you o a specialist (Pulmonologist) you are having breathing problems!

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with small cell met. Adenocarconoma. I am taking B17 500mg 2 times a day. Do you think it will shrink tumors in my lungs?

I have been diagnosed with small cell met. Adenocarconoma. I am taking B17 500mg 2 times a day. Do you think it will shrink tumors in my lungs?

I'm sorry twice: I'm sorry that you have small-cell and hope you get the initial good response to conventional chemotherapy that almost everyone else with this grim disease gets. I'm also sorry that you spent money on the cruellest, most cynical cancer fraud of all time -- you rewarded crooks who played on your desperation. Complementary medicine offers some comfort treatments -- laetrile offers nothing. ...Read more

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10 days post sphincterectomy. I've developed two small fissures on outer most part of anal tissue. Is it possible to acquire new ones? Will it heal?

10 days post sphincterectomy. I've developed two small fissures on outer most part of anal tissue. Is it possible to acquire new ones? Will it heal?

Yes-possible: Anal fissures and fistulas should be rechecked, examined and treated ASAP. Call your treating physician today and book an emergency appointment. ...Read more

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Is a 1.4 lung nodule classed as small?

Is a 1.4 lung nodule classed as small?

1 cm nodule: Any nodule is abnormal. Nodules greater than a centimeter are considered pathological and worrisome. Certain radiological characteristics make some nodules more serious than others. Other tests like pet scans can help in differentiating malignant nodules from benign ones. ...Read more

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What could cause a lung nodule to thicken?

Growth: If a lung nodule thickens, that means it is growing. Whether this is cancer, infection or anything else, you need to find out. ...Read more

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Small calcification in subpleural region if lungs?

Small calcification in subpleural region if lungs?

Calcified: A calcified nodule is frequently benign. If it is the only abnormality on scan, commonly recommended is another scan 3-6 months later to be certain it's not growing. If no growth in 3-6 months, another scan at 1 year might be suggested. ...Read more

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Small vulva fissures in folds that clear with neosporin. Should I be concerned?

Small vulva fissures in folds that clear with neosporin. Should I be concerned?

Yes, find out why: Recurring vulvar fissures need to be addressed as to why they keep making "guest" appearances, Neosporin notwithstanding. The first thought is to make sure that your vulva hygiene is appropriately done especially during periods. The use of mini pads for interminable hours is a prime culprit as well as harsh applied soaps that cause vulvar drying and cracking. See a GYN MD if this persists. ...Read more

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I inhaled a bed sheet lint into my nose it was small. What happen if it gets to the lungs?, Will it get out on its own, And what's the symptoms??

I inhaled a bed sheet lint into my nose it was small. What happen if it gets to the lungs?, Will it get out on its own, And what's the symptoms??

Relax: Your nasal passages are lined with internal hairs and sticky mucous that trap such particles before they get very far up your nose. If they did get past these your lungs would respond with a repetitive cough to dislodge and force it out. ...Read more

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I have been off of xarelto for 5 days now and I feel small pains in my lungs. I was on it for a pe to a broken leg a year ago. Is this normal?

Chest pain: Pain in your chest area can indeed be due to a lung problem, but cannot exclude heart, skeletal, clot, or muscle problem or even acid reflux. If the symptoms persist, seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

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I have 2 small PEs, one in each lung. Could this be caused from an undiagnosed cancer? What are the chances? Healthy 27 y/o male. If so what cancers?

I have 2 small PEs, one in each lung. Could this be caused from an undiagnosed cancer? What are the chances? Healthy 27 y/o male. If so what cancers?

Genetics: You must have full blood tests done to rule out genetic reasons for PE along with work up for hidden malignancy. Other risk factors are hormonal therapy and long travel / sedentary state and obesity. Ask for hematologist consult. Any cancer is a hypercoagulable state. ...Read more

Fissure (Definition)

Grooves or clefts in various anatomical structures such as the brain (transverse fissure between cerebrum & cerebellum), the skull (sphenoidal fissure), the liver (for the ligamentum teres), the lung (oblique fissure), the spinal cord (ventral median fissure), or other structures such as the palpebral fissure between upper & lower eyelids. Can also be a tear in a structure ...Read more