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On and off cough, x-ray shows minimal biapical fibrosis. Any chances that it gets worse ?

One year since my deployment and I ve been experiencing an on and off again cough . CXR from yesterday shows minimal biapical fibrosis . I know it s only minimal but it should be zero. My CXR from 2009 when I entered the military was clear. I m concerned that this condition is irreversible and what are the chances of this getting worse? I m requesting the military let me see a pulmonologist .
Asked On : Mon, 19 Nov 2012
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The biapical fibrosis can be due to a asymptomatic tuberculosis which may have come and gone. However u need to get a CT scan chest done to clearly know the nature of the fibrosis and whether it needs treatment
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