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Chest xray revealed 1 CM nodule in right lung. I'm 47 & non smoker; can exp to ammonium hydrogen fluoride cause this? X-ray & CT scan 2 weeks later

Need investigation. Lung lesion 1 cm ( some times called coin lesion(s) ) could be benign or malignant even in non smokers , need further investigation, no matter what ever cause , chemicals will not cause , some times even a biopsy , follow your doctors advice. Read more...
Pulmonary Nodule. Two weeks after exposure to ammonium Fluoride doesn't cuase pulmonary nodule of 1 -cm size. Majority of nodules are benign and could occur in non-smokers. However you need periodic follow-up of this nodule. Consult with your physician. Read more...
Unsure. Ammonium hydrogen Fluoride is definitely a dangerous product. While inhaling it as a mist can cause chemical burning of the lung tissue, I do not know if it will cause a nodule. Read more...

I was at ER tonight due to chest pain from ongoing virus. Ct scan and chest X-ray. Found small nodule in lung. Sent home w/ zpack? Now what do I do?

Take abx and f/u. Take the antibiotic and follow up with your pmd. Your pmd can repeat the ct scan in about few months or so. How big is the lung nodule? If it is more than 1 cm or so- a pet scan can be done to evaluate lung nodule . If you are a smoker- stop smoking. Read more...
Follow up. You should finish the antibiotics. Repeat the ct in 6-8 weeks. If nodule still present, you should be referred to a pulmonologist or thoracic surgeon for evaluation. Some nodules can be observed and some need to be removed. Read more...
Lung nodule. You should have close follow up for those pulmonary nodule. It really depends on the size and how it looks like. Make sure you discuss this with your primary care provider. Read more...

My husband (32) had a chest xray and a small nodular opacity was found (size unk). Nonsmoker with a history of pneumonia. How worried should we be?

Probably not but. Anything like this needs further workup. Is there some type of industrial exposure.? Why did he have the chest xray. In some parts of the country nodular density are more common due to environmental exposure. See your doc and he may need to get a CT to complete the workup. Read more...

I have an 11 mm spiculated right lung base nodule, that was detected 8.19.2015, and was not present in the chest x-ray from 5.20.2014?

Follow up. with your physician. It may need additional evaluation, most likely a chest CT if you only have had a chest xray. Depending on the CT findings, it may need a biopsy, to see if it is malignant. Unfortunately, a new spiculated mass is a suspicious finding. Read more...