Have Medical Questions? Ask a Doctor Online!
Hi there,This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.
You may have underlying lung inflammation.
Interstitial lung disease can present like this.
Even a lung infection resistant to antibiotic is possible
Fungal infection also possible.
Hence you do need a lung CT scan and sputumeculture for further evaluation.
A lung specialist should be consulted with.Best wishes,It was my pleasure to help you today.If I have answered all your questions, Please rate my response Excellent (click on the 5th star).Please bookmark my profile for fast, reliable authentic answers!This is the link to my profile:http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-mysticdoc/