Unclear question. Examination of the tissue by a pathologist is the gold standard for diagnosis. However, an apical cavitary lesion in the lung should be treated as tuberculosis, unless proven otherwise. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
73/m surgery (last month) for stage 4 lung cancer successful This week coughing, took to the doc, cavitary lesion present, did cancer came back?
Possible . It is certainly likely this is a recurrence. Especially if you had stage 4. If could also be an infection. You should make sure this is followed up on immediately. Read more...