... Hi there.....it's certainly disconcerting when the medical lingo isn't "clear".
I have a few meanings that could be helpful to you.
You have no diagnosis.
Hemithorax - one side of the chest (yours is the left side of the chest; the lower area)
CHF is congestive heart failure - (yours is negative) (2 replies)
... linear abnormal density by the minor fissure on the right. Could be small infiltrate. Could be scar vs. small infiltrate. Doctor sent me over for an emergency catscan this morning. That's where I am at. ... (4 replies)
... There is a 6mm calcified nodular density in the right superhiliar region overlying the right T7 transverse process. There is a second calcific nodular density in the left lower lobe measuring 5mm. These are consistent with calcified granulomata. Otherwise, lungs are clear. No acute cardiopulmonary process indicated. ... (0 replies)
... Anyway, I finally went to doc. Chest x ray abnormal, so got ct. A few things on ct findings that are probably not extremely alarming, probably old infections, but I need opinions from those who've maybe had these findings. ... (4 replies)
... Hi, I'm Carl. I went to the hospital on 4 Feb 06 with double pneumonia. Stayed 15 days, was treated with antibiotics. Before Aug 06 I was back in the hospital 6 more times with the same thing. ... (1 replies)
... Ok..the doctor calls me today..and says that on the report during my pre surgery testing that my chest x~ray came back with "density" in the right upper lobe..has anyone else had this happen? what does it mean? I quit smoking when i was diagnosed with thyroid cancer.. after smoking for about a pack a day(sometimes less) for alittle over 10 years...now i a terrified..I have 2... (1 replies)
... home. Well that didnt sit right with me so i got a second opinion from a pulmonologist who deals with this sort of stuff. He did a cat scan which revealed some density in lower right lobe. Said he was treating it like pneumonia. Once again given meds and sent home. took them but i still dont feel right. ... (6 replies)