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Diagnosed with atheresclerotic aorta, PTB, right apex of undetermined activity, minimal pleural effusion and thickenig of base.

Hi Doctor XXXXXXX My dad just been diagnosed of " Atheresclerotic aorta , PTB, right apex of undetermined activity, minimal pleural effusion and thickenig of the base". I wonder how serious ...

Diagnosed of Atheresclerotic aorta, Pulmonary tuberculosis and minimal pleural effusion. How serious is it?

Hi Doctor, My dad just been diagnosed of Atheresclerotic aorta , PTB, right apex of undetermined activity, minimal pleural effusion and thickenig of base ...

What does minimal fibrohazed densities in both apices due to PTB of undetermined activity means?

What is the meaning of "minimal fibrohazed densities in both Apices presumably due to PTB of undetermined activity" mean in an X-ray result? My mom is 72 years old and has recently been confined. ...

Althea oral contraceptive safe? completed PTB treatment

Althea oral contraceptive? Any recalls or issues like XXXXXXX in 2010? Looking for a "safer" alternative. I'm 21 and non-smoker that completed an pulmonary TB treatment October 2010.
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What causes PTB with cavitation?

with superimposed systic changes is seen int he right apex and infraclavicular area. The left lung is clear. The impression is PTB with cavitation, right upper lobe what does it mean? ...

Does minimal PTB leave a scar permanently?

Is there a possibility that a minimal ptb will left no scar at all? I got this minimal ptb 2 weeks ago and im afraid to not work abroad because of this. Because as I have read from the Internet ...

What does bilateral PTB on chest X-ray suggest?

minimal PTB left apex. on the 2014 film, it said bilateral PTB. i took medication last 2007 but i did not finish it coz the medicines were making me sick. i do not have any symptoms of PTB and i feel like im ...

How to cure minimal ptb with fibroid densities on the right apex?

I have a history of minimal ptb about year ago ,I treat it for months,now i got my new x-ray results, the findings are fibroid densities are seen in the right apex then the impression is fibroid ptb ...

Have PTB. Test show minimal PTB, left upper lobe. What does it mean?

today, it shows PTB left upper Lobe . I m quite confused, for 3 or 4 times of Chest Exam I ve got this Impression: Minimal PTB,Left Upper Lobe . What does it mean? I don t want to loose my job..Can this affect my ...

Suggest treatment for minimal PTB in the left upper lobe

I was diagnosed to have Minimal ptb upper left lobe, and I undergo 6 months treatment after that I ... and at the same time taking tablet for 6 months. but again the result is minimal upper ptb agaimn. ...

What causes loss of appetite and weight with PTB medicines?

a results of minimal ptb due to the hazy densities of the upper left lobe, While continuing her medication ...thank you for that, i am just interested regarding to the information that is about minimal ptb, i ...

What is the treatment for minimal PTB?

hi, my daughter was diagnosed in her chest x-ray with PTB minimal bilateral and Clinical correlation was suggested.however the result of her sputum examination was negative.What is more reliable ...

Suggest remedy for minimal PTB

hi doctor..i was diagnosed with minimal.ptb when i was in high school that was 25yrs.ago i had my ... still minimal ptb but according doctor it was a.scar. Doctor, is there any way to remove the scar ...

How to remove ptb scar ?

hi!im 25 yrs.old..I had a minimal ptb 2yrs ago and I completed the medications.I had my xray last year it was clear..this year, my xray result was scarring of the right upper lobe . I just want to ask ...
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hi doc! last sept5, i had my xray. the findings is pneumonitis left. took supracef and took xray on sept27, finding was minimal ptb undetermined activity.why?
Hi advice you to have sputum culture to rule out ptb
Is minimal ptb a serious illness? Does he need to stop from working?
Pulmonary tuberculosis should be treated. There is nothing called Minimal PTB.
What do you mean by left infrahilar pneumonia versus PTB
Hello Thanks for writing to HCM Pneumonia can be due to bacteria or virus and less commonly due to fungus or parasites whereas PTB is due to mycobacterium tuberculosis. Bacterial pneumonia generally resolves within 5-7 days with antibiotics whereas viral and fungal causes need antiviral and antifungal treatment respectively. PTB need anti T.B treatment and it needs treatment for 6-9 months.
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