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Old 07-08-2010, 01:49 AM   #1
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lung nodules right lower lobe

i had a chest x-ray ff-up done for a positive PPD- of which i've known since 1992. i ended up having a repeat PPD since i cant provide proof or the note from way back. cxr was done-- showed 2 nodules on right lower lobe 1.6x2.3 cm & 1.8x2 cm ,3 sputum cultures done- been told they were negative, had gold test done and was told it was reactive therefore positive and that i had been recently re-exposed-- started on prophylaxis INH. in the meantime i also had repeat CXR that accdng to my doctor showed nodules had gotten smaller but he still sent me for a CT scan & still cannot rule out malignancy i had a PET CT- 1nodule now 12-13 mm & other max diam of 2.5 cm. i dont have any symptoms, cough, weight loss etc. now my doctor said i have 2 have it taken out of

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