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Pleural thickening vs ptb of the lungs

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Pneumonia, PTB, medication, scar on right lung

I have treated to pneumonia , and then my doctor say i have ptb.then i take medines for 1 and 1/2 years now. my doctor say that i have scar on my right lungs.is there any treatment to hide my lung scar ...
 

Lung scar due to ptb. Treatment?

doc., pls. help me.. i have a lung scar due to my previous ptb. i had finished my medication for 6 months. my dr, said that i am already cured. but still suffering due to my lung scar.. i can t get pass ...
 

Treatment for PTB and minimal infiltrates in lung?

i just got may x ray result awhile ago and the impression is PTB, right. the Chest PA says minimal infiltrates seen at the right upper lobe.. Heart, great vessels, diaphragm, sulci and bony thorax ...
 

Diagnosed secondary ptb,fibronodular opacities found at right upper lung field. What do i do?

Hi sir..i was diagnosed to have secondary ptb almost 4 years ago. I had finished the 6-month ... found at the right upper lung field ..How can it be fully healed. I already consulted some doctors ...
 

Chest x-ray report showing nodulocalcific densities in the lungs, blunted sulcus. PTB? Am I fit to travel?

are unremarkable. And then the impression is PTB,probably inactive. Left pleural reaction. Now i completed 6 months ... at the upper lung fields. The left CP sulcus is blunted. Heart is not enlarge. Diaphragm & right CP sulci ...
 

I have PTB infection and solid mass on left upper lung. Do i have PTB relapse or lung scarring ?

Hi, I have previous PTB infection and my CXR revealed suspicious solid mass on the left upper lung. If I have lung scarring will it be possible to heal? What treatment should I take to take that away ...
 

Took medication for PTB. Scars in lungs. Anything to be worried?

hi im aileen i have minimal ptb last 2006 but it was medicated for 6 months...then in our annual medical in our company...i have clear lungs and i was happy but after 1 year i have scars...i ask my ...
 

How to get rid of lung scar due to PTB?

Hi, I had 6month- treatment of ptb 9 years ago. there was a scar seen on my x-ray. Pulmonologists ... to know if there is a possiblity to remove the scar from the lung? Thank you. ...
 

What is the meaning of lung fibrosis and PTB of undetermined activity?

im 38 years old last week i have annual examination and saw to my result is defined upper left lung fibrosis then the impression /conclusion i saw it consider PTB of undetermined activity what is the meaning ...
 

What treatment is suggested for PTB on the right upper lung?

exam revealed that I have PTB on the right upper lung. I do not have any signs and symptoms of active ptb. I am positive with PPD test, but my sputum shows that there is no AFB seen in three samples ...
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Diagnosed with atheresclerotic aorta, PTB, right apex of undetermined activity, minimal pleural effusion and thickenig of base.

Hi Doctor XXXXXXX My dad just been diagnosed of " Atheresclerotic aorta , PTB, right apex of undetermined activity, minimal pleural effusion and thickenig of the base". I wonder how serious ...
 

Diagnosed of Atheresclerotic aorta, Pulmonary tuberculosis and minimal pleural effusion. How serious is it?

Hi Doctor, My dad just been diagnosed of Atheresclerotic aorta , PTB, right apex of undetermined activity, minimal pleural effusion and thickenig of base ...
 

Is thickening in lungs same as water in lungs?

that there is interstitial thickening in her lungs and also there is pressure on one side of her heart (which he said should ... and that the Chest consultant will treat my mother. My queries to you are: 1. Does this thickening in lungs called ...
 

Althea oral contraceptive safe? completed PTB treatment

Althea oral contraceptive? Any recalls or issues like XXXXXXX in 2010? Looking for a "safer" alternative. I'm 21 and non-smoker that completed an pulmonary TB treatment October 2010.
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Im an expat living in UAE. I had pleural eff. 6 yrs back, treated and fine till now. xray show pleurl thickng in rt lung. Will it b taken as old PTB or ExtrPTB
Does PTB mean Pulmonary Tuberculosis? Pleural TB is considered extra-pulmonary in USA and intra-pulmonary in UK. A pleural thickening usually means fibrosis of pleura after an inflammation. Thus it is old and extra-pulmonary.
 
the doctor said i have ptb extensive with volume loss left,what does that mean,and can i still work,despite my lung conditions?
Hi welcome to hcm, looks like pulmonary tuberculosis, with decreased lung volume, dont worry continue nedication, it will become ok. Thanks
 
cured from ptb.can i get married next year? can tb scars cause lung cancer or any othrr health problems? getting married next year is fine?
tb once cured no worire for pregnancy and only issue of recurrence if immune compromised
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