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Diagnosed with bacterial infection. On antibiotics. Done chest X ray, right hilum is bulky. Meaning?

i WAS RECENTLY DIAGNOSED WITH A BACTERIAL INFECTION WHICH A GOOD DOSE OF ANTIBIOTICS CLEARED UP. THANK GOD...i AM A 74 YEAR OLD HEALTHY AND ACTIVE WOMAN. RESULTS OF CHEST X-RAYS SHOWED EVERYTHING NORMAL EXCEPT FOR "RIGHT HILUM IS BULKY". i HAVE CONSULT COMING UP WITH MY DR, BUT WONDERING WHAT THIS PHRASE MAY INDICATE???
Asked On : Sun, 7 Apr 2013
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There can be many causes for bulky rt hilum. The commonest is a prominent Rt pul artery or enlarged hilar nodes. A CT chest can throw more light on it. Consult your pulmonologist as he will advice you your next course of action.
Answered: Wed, 3 Jul 2013
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