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What do inhomogeneous opacities noted in the parahilar and paracardiac regions indicate?

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Posted on Thu, 21 Dec 2017
Question: My son is 21 years old. He is a CKD patient. Now he is going through Dialysis. Today his chest X Ray report shows "Inhomogeneous opacities noted in the parahilar and paracardiac reagions.
Bilaterally inflammatory". What it means. Is it cancer ? What is the treatment ?
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Answered by Dr. Deepak Sundriyal (40 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Hello. It represents infection

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear. I understand your concern. So the lesion which you have described is likely infective in nature. It requires antibiotic support. It is not cancer. No need to worry.
Thanks and regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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Follow up: Dr. Deepak Sundriyal (18 minutes later)
Please guide me with the name of medicine should I use & for how many days ?
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Answered by Dr. Deepak Sundriyal (7 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Hello. Respiratory antibuotics will work

Detailed Answer:
Hello. Respiratory antibiotics like augmentin, azithromycin will work. But you need a clinical examination by a doctor prior their use.
Thanks and regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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What do inhomogeneous opacities noted in the parahilar and paracardiac regions indicate?

Brief Answer: Hello. It represents infection Detailed Answer: Hello dear. I understand your concern. So the lesion which you have described is likely infective in nature. It requires antibiotic support. It is not cancer. No need to worry. Thanks and regards