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Is this chest X ray report a cause for concern?

we had a chest xray that says... apico lordotic view shows faint left upper lobe opacity wchich may represent prominent interstitial markings or increased density due to overlapping bone (scapula) however, parenchymal infiltrates are not totally ruled out. is this a caused for concern? because this person is currently caring for a newborn baby
Thu, 13 Oct 2016
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Hi welcome to the health care magic

You have not mentioned your age and clinical history...

Clinical correlation is necessary in such doubtful condition....
Because from this chest x ray finding infection cannot be ruled out...

CRP and CBC done for further work up if needed

If you have fever, cough like symptoms than suitable antibiotic course given...

Consult physician or pulmonologoist for examination and clinical correlation of your case

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