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I suffered sinus infection, cough, shortness of breath for

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I suffered sinus infection, cough, shortness of breath for 3 weeks. No mucos, no pain. Clearing up nicely. Doctor says small shadow on lung showing in x ray. Lung cancer?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
Hi. We can continue after this if you'd like. Most likely this isn't cancer but just a remnant of fluid in your lung from the infection you had. It may be that your doctor will order a ct scan to take a better look at it but just a shadow on a chest x-ray isn't likely to be cancer
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