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... in 2007 had a 5mm non calcified lung nodule, in 2012 it has grown to 7mm. can anyone tell me what the next step might be? ... (1 replies)
... that started at 5 mm and continued to grow very slowly for three years. You are right about the not calcified. If a nodule is calcified it is most likely benign. Mine like your was not calcified so the continued to watch it. ... (15 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. sf 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 ahh,... (3 replies)
... ray, lungs were clear except for a 5mm nodule on left lobe. This was September 2012. ... (3 replies)
... from what I understand nodules that don't change seem to be pretty normal - what about nodules that grow? My CT scan detected a 4mm nodule 3 months ago - repeat scan shows it is now 6mm. How much of a concern should this be? (3 replies)
... e said, "Your CT scans came back normal, there was nothing found that would cause the pain on your right side. This is great news." What he didnt address was the nodule or the kidney stone on the left side. So, I sent him an email back asking for further 'review'. ... (3 replies)
... moke, you should see this as a wake up call and stop. If you have some type of respiratory symptoms, then get them checked out. Otherwise, just follow up on the nodule as the doctors recommend but in the mean time, live your life. Don't waste time worrying or reading a bunch of scary stuff on the internet. ... (3 replies)
... Well, sorry to repeat, but I went in for a abdominal/pelvic ct scan (contrast/no contrast) because I was having some pretty severe pains on my right flank... and like what seems to be many others, they came upon a 3.5mm nodule somewhere in/around my left lung. So, now I'm exteremly scared I have cancer... I have done my research over the last 24 hours, and obviously there is... (3 replies)
... I had a 5mm nodule found on one of my lungs in feb 2006 , when I went to get a 2nd scan in July 2006 it was gone. Mine also was non calcified when they spotted it.. ... (15 replies)
... It was found on a cat scan at thought to be 6mm 2weeks ago so either it grew or the cat scan wa swrong.The pulmonolgist never thought a 6mm nodule would show on a PET scan and she had to get my insurance approval to get me one. ... (16 replies)
... two 5mm lung nodules. I am trying to stay positive although I have never had a lung infection that I know of. ... (5 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)
... During the study of the area they found a 2mm nodule in the left lung. ... (6 replies)
... atchy minimum airspace opacities in the upper lobes bilaterally, nonspecific, but may represent post inflammatory changes. In addition, there is aa more discrete 5mm nodule identified along minor fissure projecting in the base of the right upper lobe. ... (6 replies)
... Thanks so much for your response. I really appreciate you taking the time...You have made me feel a little better. They did say the nodules are 5mm but our radiology docs are ding dongs. ... (6 replies)
... All of your symptoms may all be due to the inflammation. The nodule can be anything, and usually nothing...just some incidental finding when you have a ct scan. Of course they could be cancerous, but not necessarily. ... (6 replies)
... l rib, after a cold, and it happened two years in a row, so my GP sent me to a thoricic surgeon to see if he could figure out what was causing the rib pain. The nodule itself is too small to cause symptoms, and wasn't the cause of my pain. Just one of those "Oh the rib is nothing, but look what else we found" kind of things. ... (13 replies)
... hi kat here ive been odered to go for a chest exray and i used to smoke im 36 now but i had loads of chest infections mild ashma etc, i know there is something there on my left bottom lung all my chest infections went mto this area, what are all your symptoms and what promted all ... (13 replies)
... now what you mean. All this stuff gives you even more anxiety. I'm still trying to decide what to do about that test they want to do. And reading on those two lung diseases he mentioned. ... (13 replies)


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