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X ray says less than 1cm actelectasis or early infiltrare, what does means n what could it be? Sym: bloating, stomach discomfort, flatulence 24yrs old

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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
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In brief: Breathe deeply

Actelectasis basically means that your lung tissue was not maximally inflated when they shot the x-ray.
An infiltrate is a descriptive term that can be used to describe a pneumonia. The symptoms you describe do not sound like they are related.

In brief: Breathe deeply

Actelectasis basically means that your lung tissue was not maximally inflated when they shot the x-ray.
An infiltrate is a descriptive term that can be used to describe a pneumonia. The symptoms you describe do not sound like they are related.
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