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From Dr. David 25 September 2014 18:44 EST This is

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25 September 2014 18:44 EST
This is Dr. DavidI am a cancer doctor. we can't see your chest xray. but ill defined areas of opacifications could be lung cancer and needs further testing. you need to at least repeat your chest xray in 3-4 weeks to make sure the opacification has gone away. if it hasn't gone away, you need a chest CT Scan which is much more detailed to look in the lungs. chest xrays are technology from 1940s and are 2 dimential image
Hi. I saw what Dr David said but I consider that incorrect. There's no mention of any mass on the chest x-ray and the report made no mention of any mass. I do agree that the x-ray needs to be repeated in about a month to make sure the opacifications have resolved but again, this isn't how cancer presents on a chest x-ray and if you go back to the other page you'll see that another expert agreed with my answer
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Many thanks

My pleasure
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Will I need treatment for this pre my hip replacement ?

I don't think so--if you don't have any fever or cough then this isn't an infection. Just talk to your doctor about it
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