... February I was having severe digestive issues which led to the emergency room where an abdominal CT scan was performed. My abdomen showed no abnormalities but a 3mm lung nodule was discovered in my lower lobe. ... (3 replies)
... I also just got over having bronchitis and they dectected a 7mm lung nodule. I also have pleurisy. ... (10 replies)
... I do agree that you really should have a second lung CT scan to check out that nodule, but doubt there's anything to it. ... (3 replies)
... As for llovell67, I have been having troubles breathing, but I'm not sure if it is related to my nodule or not. The whole reason we found my nodule was because i was very short of breath for a few weeks. ... (10 replies)
... Now I did have non hodgeskins lymphoma 20 years ago. I have been in remision ever since and have lived quite a normal life. The xray tech did see a mass in my rt lung and felt it should be looked into a little further. They sceduled me for a ct scan. They sceduled me for a PET Ct scan. ... (10 replies)
... I have a 5mm nodule in the left lung, they discovered it back in 2000 and made me come in every 6 mos for 2 yrs and it never changed nor did it calcify either. ... (10 replies)
... We can BOTH make it until our next CT scans! We just have to have faith that it will be ok. Do you think that the small nodule made it hard for you to breath? ... (10 replies)
... eeling completely pooped. I wasn't coughing or anything but I was just whooped. I was also having really really bad pain right above my sternum and on the left lung area. So they did the xray thinking it was pneumonia or bronchitis and they came back neg, but they found the "spot" on my lung. ... (10 replies)
... cm, which yours is. Also, if they are symetric meaning that they are near or a perfect circle. Also if you only have one nodule rather than multiple is also less of a concern. Cancer nodules have a tendency to look less perfectly round. Again, I hope this helped you!! ... (10 replies)
... Hey! Try to relax a litte...I have just been through this in NOvember right after Thanksgiving. My nodule is 8mm and is also non calcified. ... (10 replies)
... body scan. My doc called and said everything was normal except that I had a 3 mm non calcified nodule in one of my lungs. ... (10 replies)
... ray, lungs were clear except for a 5mm nodule on left lobe. This was September 2012. ... (0 replies)
... CT scans are Expensive (& potentially deadly though the risk is small, still, there is no 'safe' amount of radiation). I think you deserve a written explanation of the two CT readings: 3mm vs 4.7/4.6mm.
editted to add: last resort: arrange for your own private pay CT scan, but I don't recommend that until you've exhausted all alternatives including waiting
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... ray, lungs were clear except for a 5mm nodule on left lobe. This was September 2012. ... (3 replies)
... I had a chest CT scan and they found 2 nodules on my lungs, one on each lung, appx 3mm in size. I had an MRI done this July 2013 and the nodule on the left lung has grown from 3mm to 7mm. Should I be concerned? ... (1 replies)
... Thank you, Nancy! I feel better! Since I have smoked on and off since high school (and that's been a long time), it has really put the C fear into me. Hence, it has been enough to make me quit - cold turkey. So far I'm doing well, but there are still times I'd like to have one.
I'm so glad all has turned out well for you. Thank you again for telling me your story. ... (10 replies)
... Thanks, Sharlie!
Yes, your email helped. Let's keep each other posted on how our second ct's come out. Why did you get your chest x-ray in the first place?
Also - if you or anyone else out there has any advice on quitting smoking....it would surely be appreciated!!!
Thanks again! (10 replies)
... I am fifty one and was just told i have a single nodule in each lung. One is 3mm the other 5.5 mm. I am wondering if this means a greater risk for cancer since there is one in each lung. i am a previous smoker. ... (1 replies)
... I have two nodules on left lung. One was mm. in March, now is 7mm. Another nodule is spotted on left lung and size is 3mm. ... (0 replies)
... i recently told that i had a 3mm nodule in my right lung was not there last year, a small cough constant, with a little mucus, and a smoker what are the chances of cancer (2 replies)