... There is a rare lung disease only women get, it causes cysts in our lungs. I just found out I have it. It's lymphangioleiomyomatosis. LAM for short. ... (4 replies)
... Thank you for your reply and information. I have had time now to "calm" down after the initial shock of hearing there is something in my lung! I am going to a pulmo MD appt for follow up and as you say will probably have a follow up CT in a few months. Thanks again. (4 replies)
... While I understand your concerns with having a cyst in your lung, be careful before you start accusing the radiologist of "playing God". ... (4 replies)
... tates can not rule out cancer. I was to have a ultrasound guided biopsy to check it out. The radiologist looked at the scan and deceided it was just a "commom" cyst and didn't need a biopsy or any follow up. ... (4 replies)
... have any pain in my back, i had a cat scan done cause i had pain on my left bottom side, they did see i had a partially collapsed lung. i did have surgery for a cyst on my ovary in june. so blood work was good. now upset and scared to have cat scan.. i feel good i am not tired.. i eat well.. i also dont smoke any more. ... (0 replies)
... Rosemary, I"m wondering if I have LAM although I had a ct last month which showed my lungs to be normal. I have trouble breathing and chest pain for many months..the ct showed sm. kidney tumor known to be connected to lam. How where you diagnosed? I hope you are feeling well. Thank you and Blessings, (4 replies)
... Yes, there is a rare lung disease only women get called lymphangioleiomyomatosis LAM for short. You can go to the LAM Foundation website to learn more, please follow up on this. ... (1 replies)
... hi i just found out that i have a cyst in the lower part of the lung. the size is now 4cm should i be concern. ... (1 replies)
... and nothing else was done. Is it possible that there should have been more testing, and that the cyst is actually not benign and causing problems now, such as the lung nodules? ... (1 replies)
... Just to maybe relax you a little I had my right upper lobe of my lung removed on 28.10.2008 lung cancer keyhole surgery and have acquired asthma for a short while I hope only. ... (17 replies)
... Hi there. The CT reading can't really say what the mass is in terms of a diagnosis, only a biopsy can.
I'll try and interpret the results a best I can: 'middle mediastinal' means the middle lobe of the lung, so that's the position of the mass. 'It's not clearly cystic' means that it doesn't look like a cyst, but this isn't certain. (sure you guessed that already!)
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... s Michael had a partial lobectomy of the left lung due to nonmalignant cyst. ... (2 replies)
... it would be a difficult surgery and I was gaurenteed to have promblems with my lung later on in life. so i left and she said she'd call me in a few weeks with a game plan. ... (7 replies)
... i am new here. i'm an 18 yr old female who has has asthma as long as i can remember. besides the asthma, i have had cysts on the lower left lobe of my lung for around 11 years now. on and off, my pulmonologist has found that the cysts continue to get bigger and get closer to the edge of my lung. ... (0 replies)
... spot on his lung infection. We need to celebrate. ... (11 replies)
... Hes sure the spot on the lung xray was just an old scar, or something wrong with the film, as it is small and not condusive to a mass. ... (11 replies)
... :wave: Hey there, I know the wait is the hardest part.
Hubby went in today the mass was full of puss again.
:eek: so gross. They need to get the fluid out to do
surgery and remove the cyst. He goes back in 2 weeks.
The nodule on his lung shrunk alittle :bouncing: that (11 replies)
... Actualy hubby has had problems with this for about a year.
We thought it was just a lymph node reacting to some
dental work he had done. It went away and resurfaced
after a virus my family had. He thought it would go away
again but it didnt. It reached the size of a baseball and (11 replies)
... was a cyst and drained 3 containers of gunk. ... (11 replies)
... He hopes its just a cyst in his throat, but would you find one in the throat? ... (11 replies)