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What Does It Mean When A Chest Dray Is Clear
My boyfriend has a keloid on his chest and sometimes it leaks clear puss like fluid ....what does this mean and is it normal?
Not necessarily: Chest xrays are not regarded as good lung cancer screening tools. Ct-scan, while imperfect, is currently the best demonstrated screening tool for lung cancer. A proper protocol chest ct will use about the same radiation as a mammogram. http://goo.gl/b69an. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I feel short of breath a lot but my doctor says my chest X-ray is clear. does this mean that my lungs are ok?
No: Chest x-ray can diagnose some lung conditions, but not others. Much more information is needed to even start answering this question. Age? Industrial exposures? Emotional issues? Findings on physical exam?.. More tests may be necessary, such as pulmonary function studies, and others. The diagnosis for this complaint can range from asthma to pulmonary fibrosis (unusual) to anxiety (most common). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Chest tightness SOB chest pain for two months. Clear chest ct, 3cxr,3ekg,PFT good, lots of blood work. Albuterol mask at er, and rescue inhaler do nothing. Only thing that seems to work is ativan, and it works well. Does this mean its anxiety? what else c
Anxiety: Anxiety is capable of causing your symptoms especially if they are more noticeable at rest than during exertion and in view of your negative tests and response to ativan. For completeness a treadmill stress test and echocardiogram can be done,but I recommend that you discuss stress management with your physician and avoid alcohol,caffeine and nicotine. ...Read more
Another day in he'll with chest and shoulder pain they did a cath work on my heart 4 weak ago it whose all clear if that means any thing ?
See cardiologist: Chest pains are not to be taken lightly, but they may also be from non-cardiac sources! ask your cardiologist for clarification and help! ...Read more
How to have good upper chest shoulder area muscle.I mean around the clavicle bone which canbe clearly seen?
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
Crud in chest: You mean phlegm in your chest.You need to stop smoking if you smoke if you have nasal allergies to treat with antohistamines and/or nasal steroids if you have asthma you need long term bronchdilaters with inhaled steroids and you can try over the counter musinex as well we need more history to advice what applies to you see your doctor if in doubt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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