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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)
... I have a 9mm non calcified lung lesion. Is it worse to have a non calcified vs. calcified? ... (1 replies)
... So happy for you that you have received continued good news about your lung nodule. The uncertainty and waiting are very frustrating and downright scary to boot! ... (15 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)
... I also just got over having bronchitis and they dectected a 7mm lung nodule. I also have pleurisy. ... (10 replies)
6mm lung nodule
Apr 2, 2015
... year old male smoker 1 pack per day for 20 years. Had an abdomen and pelvic CT scan and they found a 6mm non calcified nodule. This has be really scared that it could be cancer. No family history of cancer but I know that doesn't always matter. ... (1 replies)
Lung Nodule
Apr 17, 2014
... activating TB. My lung xrays and scans show that I have numerous nodules in both lung fields, some calcified and some not! ... (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)
... Words of encouragement would be nice... They also found a small calcified scar, most likely from Valley Fever or TB a long time ago. ... (3 replies)
... up in a few weeks. The doctor that saw me in the hospital in regards to the lung diagnosis, specializes in infectious disease... but I do not recall him mentioning this while I was there? ... (7 replies)
... Welcome to the boards! Yes, from what I have read, Rheumatoid Arthritis can cause lung nodules. The common approach with a nodule like yours is a 'wait and see' approach. If there is no change in it in 2 years, it is considered benign. ... (1 replies)
... The nodule was found 18 months ago; follow up CT scans every 6 months showed no change. I was just diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Can RA be the cause of the nodule? The location of the nodule makes it impossible to biopsy w/o invasive surgery. When can I stop having CT scans as follow ups. (1 replies)
... Well it has been 3 months since I seen the Lung Doctor, and just had another upper CT scan today. ... (15 replies)
... findings on their nodules. From your post, I can tell that you have read a few of the threads here in relation to your concern. This size and whether or not it's calcified are important factors in the doctors course of action. For anything less than 1cm, monitoring is usually the route chosen. ... (1 replies)
... one and I am not sure if I feel better or worse. I just has my CT and am supposed to have a pulm. appt. this week. All I KNOW right now is that I have a single nodule in my right lung!! ... (1 replies)
... Oh, and yes, calcified is the better diagnosis for a nodule... ... (15 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 lung doctor said it could have been phleghm for all we know. ... (15 replies)
... I had a CT scan of my lower body because I have been having stomach pain. When they did the CT they found a nodule in my lung. The next day I had a chest CT done and this is the report. ... (15 replies)
... and both were not cancer!!!! She said something about them being calcified deposits and to come back in 3 months for another CT scan to make sure they haven't changed in shape or size. THANK THE GOOD LORD for watching over me! ... (8 replies)
... I have the same thing but mine is 7mm. Usually lung nodules under 1-2cm do not concern doctors as much. FYI 10mm=1cm. However, it is good to follow up with the CAT scan. I had the same conclusions drawn regarding histoplasmosis/valley fever. I'm having my first CAT scan tonight, actually. I just recovered from bronchitis and also have pleurisy. I'm hoping that it is... (3 replies)

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