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Residual fibrosis and scarring

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Good day Doc. with this residual fibrosis, the result of my x-ray says that i have a scar on my left lobe so am asking if you could reccomend on what to do in caring for it..i used to smoke..tnx


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replied August 13th, 2011
Lung Cancer Answer A25970
Hello and welcome to e health forum.

The prognosis of the lung scar, usually depends on the cause of the scarring as well as the extent of involvement of the lungs.

Once a lung scar has formed, over time it heals without any consequences.

Since you are young, there is no need for any other specific interventions or treatment measures. Your lung will heal on its own and return to full functionality.




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replied August 6th, 2012
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I was applying a job @ Qatar, after having medical exam. I was advised to repeat x-ray aftr medication of pneumonitis vs residual fibrosis, right upper lung field/right paratracheal soft tissue density/mild dextroscoliosis,thoracic spine on x-ray. So they gave me CLARITHROMYCIN 500mg tablet/7 tabs for 7-days.After treatment repeat x-ray but still same findings.But before i finish taking my treatment i try a 2nd opinion on other accredited clinic, happy to say my lungs are normal. What should i do to know the true condition of my lungs?
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replied September 13th, 2012
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