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... stayed overnight at the ER and had a CT scan done on her. Later, she got results that she had 3 masses on her lung, I am not sure of the size. Most of the normal lung cancer symptoms that they asked her if she felt, she did not feel. The doctor said the masses could be cancerous or just infection. ... (0 replies)
Lung Nodule
Apr 4, 2014
... 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)
... e her a long way, what ever this turns out to be. I dont know how old your Mom is, but I'm a single Mom of two young boys, 15 and 10, I'm 43. To be told you have lung cancer, and telling your children who knew exactly what that all ment, totaly broke my heart. ... (5 replies)

... I did do alot of research on lung cancer prior to having the surgery, and the fact is, its a real dilema for these doctors. ... (8 replies)
... I have been going through the same thing, I have two large nodules in my right lung that are being watched closely. I have had several CT scans the last one showed the nodules doubled in size. ... (8 replies)
... Sounds like it could be a lipoma, which is a benign fatty tumor. Lipomas can grow very large over long periods of time. ... (16 replies)
... Either way, it's very scary because best case scenario is that it's benign but we still have to remove it. I can't imagine if its grown this much in 19yrs what would happen if he kept it in there. ... (16 replies)
... Hi everyone, I'm freaking out because my bf had an x-ray for a pulled muscle around his left rib area and they found a 10cm (!!!) growth in his right lung. The doc sent him for a CT Scan and we're picking up the results today. I'm not sure if I should make an appointment with a pulmonologist and skip trying to book one with gen. pract. A little history: apparently he had... (16 replies)
... up visit, and did a new CT scan...results were in the area of the resected lung there were two nodules and thickening..Doctor said.. ... (8 replies)
... Annette, I think her procedure was similar to yours, 10 inches, chest tubes, seperated ribs and all. Everyone in the hospital call my mom a 'tough bird' :cool: Thanks again for your support and prayers, you've helped us both get through this. Alicia (8 replies)
... Just make sure she does her breathing exercises even after she comes home. I didnt do them religiously and my lung would collaps during the night after I came home, and doing the breathing exercises with the spirometer hurt like crazy to get that lung back up. ... (8 replies)
... I went through something similar recently at a Mayo clinic. At 43 had a mass in my upper right lobe. They had done a bronchioscopy as well which they checked for TB and cancer. Thank God, They were both begnin, BUT.. ... (8 replies)
... Recently my mother has been on a roller coaster ride of doctors trying to diagnose a mass in her lungs. It started when she had pneumonia and coughed up blood. ... (8 replies)
... under my arm. 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)
Air Hunger?
Nov 1, 2010
... that there is no mass where the lump is and that is most likely a Lipoma which are common with overweight people and usually won't show up on a CAT scan and are benign and not dangerous. ... (7 replies)
... I recently went through a thoracotomy on my right lung to remove a large benign mass. The surgery went according to plan and I am now in the recovery stage back at home. ... (1 replies)
... d him on antibiotics to treat him for pneumonia. The medications did not work, so we took him back to the ER where they did another CT scan and this time found a mass on one of his lungs, so they admitted him and did a biopsy,which they say was benign. ... (2 replies)
Scared!
Apr 12, 2008
... is an Abnormal lung pressure most common caused by Congestive heart failure. ... (23 replies)
... Thank you friends for all of your great inforamtion! This is "Mom", the recipient of "Organizing Pnemonia". I am doing great right now and just wanted to let you all know. I will connect with you again when feeling stronger. I would like more info on Organizing Pnemonia (sometimes called Localized Organizing Pnemonia)if anybocy can provide! Thanks! (8 replies)
... Thank you for posting- My mom had her surgery yesterday morning and it went great. She is is much pain now but her spirits are high. They found what's called Organized Pneumonia, the surgeon said it is very rare. I don't fully understand it but it sounds like it a concentrated patch of damaged tissue from the pneumonia. We are all just happy that it is not cancer!! If... (8 replies)


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