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Drug-induced pulmonary disease

  • Symptoms
    • Bloody sputum
    • Chest pain
    • Cough
    • Fever
    • Shortness of breath
    • Wheezing

    Note: Symptoms may vary from person to person.

    Signs and tests

    The doctor will perform a physical exam and listen to your chest and lungs with a stethoscope. Abnormal breath sounds may be heard.

    Tests that may be done include:

    • Bronchoscopy
    • Complete blood count with blood differential
    • Chest CT scan
    • Chest x-ray
    • Lung biopsy (in rare cases)
    • Thoracentesis (if pleural effusion is present)