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Q. I have multiple small nodules in both the lungs. What should I do?

Answered by
Dr. Sunil Kumar Nookala
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Apr 03, 2016 and last reviewed on: Jan 04, 2020

Hi doctor,

I underwent a comprehensive health checkup recently and it revealed multiple small nodules in both my lungs from the high resolution CT scan. Presently, I have sporadic recurring breathlessness during late evenings. Now, I am taking osteopenia medication, calcium and calcinase nasal spray. The CT scan report is attached for your reference. Please advise the next course of action.

Dr. Sunil Kumar Nookala

Allergy Specialist Pulmonology (Asthma Doctors) Sleep Medicine
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Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

  • Your CT scan report (attachment removed to protect patient identity) suggests that you do have nodular lesions. But, your symptoms do not correlate with these lesions.
  • Nodules of less than 5 mm size are of no significance.
  • Nodule of 8 mm size to be followed up after six months with a CECT (contrast enhanced computed tomography) chest.
  • If you have loss of weight or appetite or uncontrolled fever then it need to be followed up more frequently.

For further information consult a pulmonologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/pulmonologist


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