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What is heterogeneous opacities in lungs

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Is thickening in lungs same as water in lungs?

. For swelling, what can be the real cause. Is it thickening in lungs OR pressure on heart? 6. Is the shortness ... that there is interstitial thickening in her lungs and also there is pressure on one side of her heart (which he said should ...
 

What causes bi basilar opacity in lung?

I had a lung x-ray and bi basilar opacities were found. This was after a persistent cough for about 8 weeks. could this be lung cancer? ...
 

What does "vague focal opacity" in lung mean?

that there is a "vague focal opacity" that overlies the right mid lateral lung zone. Can you shed some light ... lung cancer . Thanks. XXXX ...
 

Persistent linear opacities in base of lung and subsegmental atelectasis. Do I have lung cancer?

what does persistent linear opacities in both lung bases. bilateral basal linear opacities compatible with persistent scarring or subsegmental atelectasis . does this mean i have lung cancer ...
 

Is bi basilar opacities in lungs indication of lung cancer?

I had a lung x-ray and bi basilar opacities were found. This was after a persistent cough for about 8 weeks. could this be lung cancer? ...
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Carcinoma lung.

my uncle has been diagnosed for lung cancer stage 4 yesterday. what is the treatment and survival % he is 65 years old man and need you sugestion for doctor ...
 

Report shows nodular opacities in the lungs, pleural thickening, herniation of left lung. Solution?

and middle lobes with evidence of traction bronchiectasis and associated volume loss. 2. nodular opacities ... sided pleural thickening 4. compensatory hyperinflation and herniation of the left lung... plz suggest ...
 

How can lung opacity be best treated ?

fsmily friend had bad cold, turned bad now diagnosed with serious opacity. is this treatable and if so what has been the treatments that showed most promise? non-smoker & social drinker ...
 

Diagnosed with bilateral pneumonia, multifocal infection, fluids in lung. What is the meaning of atelectasis and atypicals?

worsening/development of bilateral heterogeneous opacities, worse within the the right middle lobe, possibly atelectasis but worrisome for multifocal infection, including atypicals. and I also have fluid around my lungs ...
 

lung opacity in smoker, What percentage of these opacities are problematic ?

/oval opacities in his left lung and should get a ct scan . He is 50 and has smoked since he was 16 years old. He .... The ct scan will be next week. What percentage of these opacities are problematic ? I am very nervous ...
 

X-ray shows hyperexpanded lungs with possible obstructive pulmonary disease, biabical opacities, nodule in right lung. Explain

my x-ray shows hyperexpanded lungs possibly indicating Obstructive pulmonary disease, suspected left pleural effusion or thickening. Biabical opacities, likely parenchymal scarring related previous ...
 

Had CT scan of lungs showing sub-centimeter triangular opacities in the posterior lower lungs. Advice?

Hello! My mom recently had a CT scan of her lungs, and the scans showed that there are subcentimeter triangular opacites in the posterior lower lungs of her lobes. Then report says they are non ...
 

Poorly defined in homogeneous opacity of lungs, what does it mean ?

I am a male of 64 years old and have been reported with: Lungs- poorly defined inhhomogeneous opacity is noted in the left lower zone followe by left sided consolidation in the impression section ...
 

What do fibortic opacities, calcific nodules in the lung mean?

x-ray result: fibrotic opacities are seen in both upper lungs tiny calcific nodule is seen in the right basal lungs heart is not enlarged. diaphragm and bony thorax are unremarkable. Impression ...
 

Reduction in lung field, homogeneous opacity. Appropriate drug?

There is a reduction in the left lung field where a fairly homogenous opacity with background ... emphYsema of the right lung with evidence of reticular changes in the upper zone is noted. Crowding ...
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What is lung cancer
Cancer is a disease in which abnormal cells divide without control and are able to invade other tissues. Cancer cells can spread to other parts of the body through the blood and lymph systems. The body cells grow and divide in a controlled way to produce more cells.When the DNA of these cells is damaged they can divide in uncontrolled way Lung cancer is when this process happen in lungs. Take care
 
what are the causes of diminished left lung ?
if i understood correctly the causes can be longstanding infections, foreign bodies, carcinomas, tuberculosis. etc
 
hello sir what is lung cancer
Hi, Thanks for your query. Sometimes due to some DNA damage the lung cells divide and grow uncontrollably, forming malignant tumors, which may invade nearby parts. This is lung cancer. Regards,
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