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Gamca medical test - unfit due to scars on lungs. Any medication available?

hello doctor, hope u r doing well. actually i have query related to gamca medical test , one of my friend has offer from saudi and as a mandatory rule he had been through gamca medical test but they made him unfit saying he has a problem in his X-ray (scars on lungs) but he has no past history related to TB or chest , is there any medicine available to wipe out that scars etc,, please help to find solutions. regards
Asked On : Sat, 9 Jun 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello Mr. Khan
Thank you for getting in touch with us. From what I make out, your friend has found out by chance that there is a scar in his lungs. I would like to tell you that TB is not the only cause of scarring of the lungs. This needs a thorough and detailed examination. I would recommend your friend to get in touch with a Doctor immediately and seek consultation. If he has any old Chest X-Ray with him, that can prove to be beneficial as the Doctor can compare both X-Ray's and see if the scarring appeared lately or has been present for sometime. Hope this helped.
Answered: Sat, 9 Jun 2012
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Pulmonologist Dr. Arnab Maji's  Response
thanks for the enquery
thanks for choosing HCM
hello, Mr. T. KHAN
there is no medicine available to wipe out the scars from lung
but u have to make query why there is may need some investigation if required
will u kindly post the chest x-ray images on HCM then it ll be easier for me to make comment on that
scar or spot on chest x-ray may occur due to previous diseases in chest
may be a previous tuberculosis, may be a healed lung lesion from sarcoidosis, may be from a lung tumor either a malignant or benign or previous non-resolving or partially treated pneumonia
thank u
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