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... 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)
... I don't have or know anyone with a granuloma or lung nodule, but I recently helped someone on one of these boards who was dealing with the same thing with her husband, and it turned out that it was from an infection. I'll tell you that if each CT scan said the same thing, it most likely is benign. If it were something like cancer, it would have grown. Did the doctor say... (4 replies)
8 mm lung nodule
Apr 25, 2012
... Hi. I was told by several MD's that I probably have lung cancer. I'm home now, recovering from a wedge resection of my left lower lobe. ... (7 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. ... (2 replies)
Lung nodules
Feb 4, 2009
... GOOD NEWS!! I did get the blood work results back. He said I did not have cancer and I did not have a bacterial infection! YAY! he said the lung nodule may or may not go away but in any case, it was nothing to worry about. YAY! ... (17 replies)
Lung nodules
Dec 9, 2008
... Ok I am back...I went to my first appt. with the lung dr. It wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. ... (17 replies)
... ell me it is. So you don't have to have the "classic symptoms" of MAC to have it. As a matter of fact Mayo clinic is using MY CT scan as a teaching tool for this infection because they were sure it was cancer. Plus the fact I had no symptoms of having a lung infection swayed them that way as well as the findings on the PET scan. ... (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)
... 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)
... Well I seen the Lung Doctor yesterday. He said because my nodule is only 7mm and I never smoked, he believes it was caused by some kind of infection. ... (15 replies)
... But some may represent an early stage of lung cancer. ... (8 replies)
... In my earlier posting, I said I had an annual physical and subsequent CAT scan that showed a 1.9 x 2.0 CM nodule in my right lower lung. A much smaller 4 MM spot showed on my upper left lung. ... (4 replies)
... In an earlier posting, I said I had an annual physical and subsequent CAT scan that showed a 1.9 x 2.0 CM nodule in my right lower lung. A much smaller 4 MM spot showed on my upper left lung. ... (10 replies)
... Valley Fever. That's a fungus infection found along the Mexican border from San Diego to Brownsville, TX. ... (2 replies)
... Valley Fever. That's a fungus infection found along the Mexican border from San Diego to Brownsville, TX. ... (2 replies)
... found a nodule on his upper lung. ... (2 replies)
... sure the nodule on his lung is infection caused. ... (11 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)
... 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)
Lung Scaring
Nov 25, 2003
... a little bit of scaring and my bronchi were slightly irritated, when I had the CT done I was having some sinus problems and a cough which eventually led into an infection respiratory wise. So what does it mean lung scaring? ... (1 replies)


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