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My report finding as follows; Right apical pleural capping with

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Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

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Posted on Fri, 22 Feb 2019 in Lung and Chest disorders
Question: My report finding as follows;

Right apical pleural capping with rough inferior more that 1 cm thick.(Grade 4.0)

Right apical fibonodular opacity (grade 4.0)

I have not sufferd from dry cough or any other disease.

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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Do you smoke?

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on Ask a doctor forum.
I can understand your concern.
I have gone through the report you have mentioned.
It is suggestive of old healed lesions.
I want to know few more things about you.
Please let me know
1. Do you smoke?
2. Do you have any past history of tuberculosis or lung infection?
Please reply me answers of above asked questions, so that I can guide you better. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
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Follow up: Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar 14 hours later
I don't smoke

And I had bronchitis in 2011 and jaundice in 2003.

Also I have suffered from pharyngitis ( throat infection)
Which only occurs when weather changes. Almost 4-5 times in a year and always consumed Azithromycin dose for five days as prescribed by ENT Dr.

Whenever I suffer from this pharyngitis my urine gets yellow in colour along with cough and cold and sometimes fever. Also acidity.
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar 4 hours later
Brief Answer:
Do you have chest x ray plate with you?

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your follow up question on Ask a doctor forum.
I can understand your concern.
Recurrent bronchitis can also cause this x ray changes.
It will be of great help if you can send me x ray image.
Do you have chest x ray plate with you?
Please reply me answers of above asked questions, so that I can guide you better. I will be happy to help you further
Wish you good health. Thanks.
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Follow up: Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar 2 hours later
Sir,
I have uploaded the image of X ray plate
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar 26 minutes later
Brief Answer:
This is normal x ray.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your follow up question on Ask a doctor forum.
I can understand your concern.
I have gone through the x ray image you have attached.
It is normal. No need to worry much.
In my opinion, you should get done PFT (Pulmonary Function Test) because your chest x ray is suggestive of emphysema like changes.
I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Yogesh D
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Follow up: Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar 17 minutes later
Dear Sir,

is there in symptoms of TB?
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar 13 minutes later
Brief Answer:
No, it is not suggestive of TB.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your follow up question on Ask a doctor forum.
I can understand your concern.
No, it is not suggestive of TB.
Are you taking any inhaler?
Have you ever undergone PFT?
Have you taken adult respiratory vaccines?
Please reply me answers of above asked questions, so that I can guide you better. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Yogesh D
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