Middle lobe collapse

Just been to the GP. Been put on prednisolone for my flare so hopefully that will help. She also told me my chest xray results suggest I have a middle lobe collapse, I need to go for another xray to confirm, but she didn't tell me what it means if I have. Has anyone had this? Is it just an infection or something a bit more serious?

Thanks xx

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  • Hi in my very basic knowledge this is usually on the right but obviously can be either. Although its middle its a v shaped slice in the side of the lung and it isn't necessarily a collapse it can be looking denser on xray. It can be seen on many xrays like people who have repeated lung issues. But call your gp or practice nurse rather than worry.

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