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treatment for residual fibrosis

Findings on my husband annual x-ray always tells that he has a linear densities on his right upper lobe resulting to residual fibrosis, my question is what are the causes and how it will treat it? Can he use herbal medicine to cure it?
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First Helper User Profile Dr. Robert Wascher

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replied July 25th, 2009
In most cases, these densities are the result of prior pulmonary infections (pneumonia), and are benign, and require no treatment at all. In rare cases, particularly (but not exclusively) in smokers, these scars can be the first sign of an unusual form of cancer known as bronchoalveolar carcinoma.

You might wish to see a Pulmonologist, who can examine your husband and review his x-rays.

I am not aware of any role for herbal medications for this particular problem.

Sincerely/ Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS

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replied January 22nd, 2012
Residual Fibrosis in right upper lungs
I want to know if there is a treatment in this,because my xray in my medical result is i have a residual i am unfit to work in qatar please i need your reply. Thank you so much
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