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Should I be worry about CT findings of 6 mm nodule at the right lung base. Minor atelectasis at both lung bases? - Asked by s S on 07-Dec-2015 02:38:01

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    Answered by Dr. Venkata Rama Krishna K on 08-Dec-2015 16:57:25

    hi,, 

    this need to be evaluated,,,as it can due to granulomatous infection like TB,fungal infection,,harmatoma,,it can also be a cancer,,,,,

    for atelectasis  cause to be known--,,,,breathing exercises,with incentive spirometer,,,,chest physiotherapy...and finally if problem is severe surgery is done,,

    .,,,,,consult pulmonologist  it will be better


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Replied by s S on 17-Dec-2015 21:28:36

TB was negative so I still have it assets?

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    Answered by Dr. Venkata Rama Krishna K on 21-Dec-2015 15:38:22

    this need to be evaluated...better to consult a pulmonlogist to be on safer side.

     

     
     

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