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Pleural thickening in X-ray - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   In my X ray of lungs the report says " Blunt of right angle CP noted. Pleural thickening. What does it mean
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Doctor :   *Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr.
User :   hi doctor. i am AAAAAAA
Doctor :   Do u what is pleira?
User :   no
Doctor :   Pleaura is the shirt for lungs
Doctor :   it is covering sheat
Doctor :   *Sheath
Doctor :   CP angle blunt means the space is not clear
Doctor :   usualy there will empty space in angle
Doctor :   in xarys it looks black
Doctor :   if there is fluid it willl it will show as white
Doctor :   do u follow me?
User :   yes. pls go on
Doctor :   any pleaural disease cause pain
Doctor :   these pain is associated with breathing
Doctor :   if u breath harder, u get more pain
Doctor :   do u have this?
User :   no
Doctor :   so ur pleura is normal
Doctor :   why u had x ray
User :   cos day before yesterday we were in XXXXXX and we had put burning coal in the room. due to this i fell unconsious and vomitted. so our local doc told us to take xray
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   x ray results must be correlated with symptoms . if there are no symptoms and only x ray abnormalities it has no value
Doctor :   It is just a radiologist interpretation of what he feels
Doctor :   And I ways GP is the master to to corelate
Doctor :   DId I answer ur Questions?
User :   so nothing wrong. it can be ignored?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   there is nothing wrong
Doctor :   Justignore
User :   thank you so much. bye
Doctor :   Thank you bye
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