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... smoker. I have not had any illnesses involving my lungs in a quite a while. However, I did have pneumonia as a child and wonder if that could have left scarring on my lungs? ... (0 replies)
... chronic, serial caregiver. Pretty stressed, mostly single parenting three children. I had a low dose CT of the chest last week. There is a 2mm non calcified nodule seen in the left upper lobe. I requested the chest CT because of my smoking history and family history. I am scheduled for a follow up visit with my physician. ... (5 replies)
... ad a chest CT ordered by my GI for bad GERD and erosive esophagitis and the radiologist wrote on his report that "there is a solitary discrete 4 mm pleural based nodule seen posteriorly in the left upper lobe. ... (15 replies)

Lung Nodules
Jul 1, 2007
... The PET scan demonstrates two focal hypermetabolic areas in the medial aspect of the left upper lobe with standard uptake value of 4.8 and 2.5. Both of they hypermetabolic areas appear to be pleural based. ... (3 replies)
... I have written here before about my case with 2 lung nodules (a 19 x 20 mm and a 5 mm). And I just had my repeat CT scan after 3 months that showed there was no change in the nodules. The docs seemed to be convinced now that they are ganulomas (scar tissue) left over from a lung infection. In my case, it was coccidiodomycosis (aka Valley Fever which is prevlant in the... (5 replies)
... my Dr. called the very next morning to tell me they found 2 different 5mm nodules in the lower right lobe of my lung. I didn't even know they could see my lungs on this abdominal scan. ... (5 replies)
... I had a CT scan in march and they found a 5mm nodule on my lower right lung but the pulmonary doctor said its too small to properly biopsy and or do a pet scan and they told me to wait 6 months and go for a followup CT scan to see if it changes size and if it does then we will do the next steps. I never smoked so she was in agreeement with my regular doctor that it may just be... (5 replies)
... ray, lungs were clear except for a 5mm nodule on left lobe. This was September 2012. ... (0 replies)
... ray, lungs were clear except for a 5mm nodule on left lobe. This was September 2012. ... (3 replies)
... There is a small calcified granuloma in the left upper lobe. There are several scattered calcified granulomata in both lungs. there are several scattered tiny nodular opacities in the right lung. ... (1 replies)
... I was told that the spot on my lung was most likely cancer, due to the fact that I was a heavy smoker, but a needle biopsy proved it to be a lung infection, myobacterium avium, MAC, for short. So, as for your father, it could indeed be just a fungal infection. I would suggest a needles biopsy, or at least, a second opinion. You have to understand that even Drs. are human... (2 replies)
... There is a 3.79 x 3.45cm mass within the posterior segment of the right upper lobe with the mass extending below the carina by approximately 1 cm. ... (2 replies)
... f I had talked to you when you had posted when things were in question, but my journey was very similar to yours. At the age of 43 I went through the same with a nodule in my right upper lobe. They did CT scans every three months and on the 6th month it tripled in size and became "spiculated".... ... (7 replies)
... The first pulmonogist I went to diagnosed me with GERD and passed me on the GI doctor. I have multiple pulmonary nodules, primarily right upper lobe,and one in the left. I also have pleural effusions and opacities in both lower lobes. ... (15 replies)
... I was wondering if you pulmonary doc has ever checked you out for Valley Fever. It is great your one nodule has been stable for 7 years. Valley Fever is very common in your area. If you've never been tested I would ask your doc to do one to rule it out. ... (5 replies)
Lung Nodules found
Apr 15, 2007
... Lung nodules are NOT normal. I have one nodule in my left upper lobe which was noted on chest xray when I was diagnosed with "bacterial pneumonia". ... (8 replies)
... Thanks for your reply to my post re: two 5mm lung nodules. I am trying to stay positive although I have never had a lung infection that I know of. Some people have mentioned that they went in at 3-4 months instead of the recommended 6 months for a repeat CT scan. I wonder if insurance will pay for it if you request an earlier test. We have Kaiser insurance which is a... (5 replies)
... Hi Lutheran 122, Thank you for responding. I spoke with my doctor yesterday and he told me exactly what your doctor told you. He reccomends a repeat CT in 3 months, and every three months for two years. He said if there is no change in two years it is very likely a scar. If it changes or grows in the two years it should probably be removed. I feel relieved after speaking... (5 replies)
... my husband got the reports from his CT scan yesterday and it says that he has an 8mm juxtapleural nodule in the anterior segment of the left upper lobe. The doctor said they will just check it again in year. Can anyone tell me exactly what this means? ... (2 replies)
... My pulmonologist found "left lobe nodule" 4 yrs. ... (0 replies)


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