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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i have this problem i took some xray and it says minimal fibroreticular densities right upper lungs apex?
User :   what does it means doc?
Doctor :   Usually fibro reticular densities are seen on Xray after the ATT drugs, and the pul tuberculosis is healed after the complete therapy
User :   confirms the minimal fibroreticular densities right upper lungs apex?
User :   what is att drugs?
Doctor :   As the tuberculosis is seen has survives in less oxygen areas it affects the apex
Doctor :   of the lung
Doctor :   ATT is anti tubercular drugs
Doctor :   It is commonly seen in developing coutries
Doctor :   where the TB is prevalant
User :   is it a scar?
Doctor :   Yes its like a scar
Doctor :   on the skin
User : there any way that the ptb could came back after treatment?
Doctor :   It depends on the clinical status of the patient
Doctor :   Pul TB bacterial lies in every patient in the human body, when the immunity is compromised
Doctor :   the clinical condition appears
Doctor :   sorry it depends on the immune status
Doctor :   of the patient
User :   so there is no way i could treat the scarS?so it wont be visible ?
Doctor :   the cosmetology is a branch to treat a scar on the skin
Doctor :   but there is no way that the scar in lung is healed
Doctor :   the fibroblasts are the cells that cause the repair of the lung
User :   my doctor before took some sputum examinations on me and the result was 3 negative..
Doctor :   which accumulate and appear as fibroiss and they eventually degenerate after some time if there is no antigen
Doctor :   Ok
User :   yes doctor,
Doctor :   Did you have the pul tb
Doctor :   previously
User :   may i know your name doctor?
Doctor :   Which country are you from?
User :   yes i have ptb before last 2000
Doctor :   I am Dr XXXX
User :   saudi
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting,
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User :   my friends the philippines
Doctor :   OK do spread the message
Doctor :   Bye
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