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... Hi, does anyone know how long you are infectious for with a chest infection please? ... (0 replies)
... posted my first time a few weeks ago when i was told I had a nodule and now I'm back with questions around VATS. ... (5 replies)
... I WAS seeing an infectious disease specialist who treated my immune disease so naturally he treated what they thought was Valley Fever. ... (7 replies)

... G result should prompt the same public health and medical interventions as a positive TST result. ... (5 replies)
... gamma that is released is measured. This is a much better test than the skin test. ... (5 replies)
... ray for an unrelated surgery. They then ordered a CT scan and found the 6mm "stelate" nodule. They recomended to repeat scan every three months, and as I said at the 6th month scan it tripled in size to 1. ... (7 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)
... I began posting here last summer when I found out that a 1.5 lung nodule on my RLL. This was found during a chest xry while I had a respiratory illness of some sorts. ... (7 replies)
... Thank you very much for your response. I really appreciate it. Actually, I went to my infectious disease doctor today, and she doesn't feel there is any worry of infection or pcp again, because my counts are so good. ... (3 replies)
... ray and a CT scan was ordered. There was a small 6mm stellate nodule in my right upper lobe, and a 4mm nodule in my left lung. I was told that I would need a follow up scan in 3 months. I went for that scan and all was stable, then scheduled for another 3 month follow up scan. ... (45 replies)
... I am new on this Board and this is my first post. I hope you will read this lengthy message and maybe help me know what to do or at least give me some suggestions. ... (237 replies)
... I am shocked they sent you home with the chest tube! I was in the hospital 5 days, but I had had the "Open" procedure, maybe thats why? ... (85 replies)
... Allegra, sounds like you have a winner in your doctor. You lucked up. I too experience chest pains. I am having chest pains periodically now. ... (110 replies)
... I didn't start to lose any weight until I was put on those 3 antibiotics and they made me so sick and I couldn't eat for such a long time, plus I was actually bedfast. This happened each time I took the medicine. ... (237 replies)
... Ann, my brain scan did not show the Nocardia had spread to my brain. Thank Goodness. But the brain scan did show I had a Ischemic blood vessel disease. You know Ischemic has to do with strokes. In other words, my blood vessels are shrinking. ... (237 replies)
... I saw the Infectious Disease doc today. He reduced my Ethambutol from 1400 mg a day to 800 mg. I told him the Rifampin was tearing my stomach and esophagus up. ... (104 replies)
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Dec 17, 2003
... I think that any active TB infection is likely to cause fairly severe symptoms. It's not a disease that causes a slow progression from okay to severe, but rather something your body either has control of or doesn't. ... (15 replies)


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