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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 ...
 

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 ...
 

Suffering from PTB in upper lungs, scars present on lungs. Medication to eliminate scars?

Good day! i received a text from my agency that they were told that my medical exams revealed that i have PTB both upper lungs. Which consequently, make me UNFIT for employment for KSA ...
 

PTB treatment done, X-ray shows suspicious opacities in lung, hear not enlarged, PTB right lobe. Meaning?

i had been diagnosed in 2010 with PTB, had medications,, and my recent x-ray said, suspicious opacities are noted in the right upper lung . heart is not enlarged. diaphragm and sinuses are intact ...
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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 ...
 

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.
 

Pelvic CT scan showed pleural thickening in lung. Wondering about it

I had a pelvic CT scan done in December and it showed minimal left pleural thickining in the lung. The only reason I know this is because I got a copy of the report. My Doctor didn't say anything about ...
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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.
 
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
 
I have a ptb in the upper right and i already finished the medication.how many percent not to become a scar?what will i do to clear my lungs in the xray?
hi, it is not possible to tell how many will develop scar.
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