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Pleural thickening vs ptb of the lungs

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

What does this CT scan of lungs indicate?

CT scan results : Images at the lung bases demonstrate mild left basilar plate-like atelectasis or linear scarring. Mild nodular pleural thickening is also noted. No pleural effusion or pneumothorax ...
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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 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 ...

What causes PTB with cavitation?

with superimposed systic changes is seen int he right apex and infraclavicular area. The left lung is clear. The impression is PTB with cavitation, right upper lobe what does it mean? ...

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 ...

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 ...

Is PTB in upper lobes and fibrohazed densities in upper lungs different?

February 2014 when I had my first chest X-ray and it shows that I have a ptb in both upper lobes ... and the result said that they are fibrohazy densities in both upper lungs after 2days my uncle told me to have ...
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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.
Hello im 41 years old a female, i just want to know the meaning of PTB BOTH UPPER LUNGS WITH REGRESSION . Thank you
Hello PTB means "Pulmonary Tuberculosis" Regards
hi im jollimar. i have ptb upper lobes. is it contagious? is it advisable to seperate my things to others? and what is sputum test?
hello, thanks for ur query, lung tb is open case, ur contagious to family members and surrounding environment. u need to start anti tb drugs and recheck ur sputum for active or inactive status of tb. all d best. take care.
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