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... r a night and did not find anything. Five days later on April 14 she had a high fever, chills, chest pain, short of breath etc. She went to the doc. said she had pneumonia and put her in the hospital for 6 days. Her white blood count jumped up to 23,000. ... (5 replies)
Lung Nodules
Dec 1, 2003
... try not to worry too much because I've learned that lung nodules are not that unusual, especially for people with lung problems. Try to keep positive thoughts. I know it's easier said than done. I was very worried too, but things are okay. The waiting is the hardest part. ... (25 replies)
... answers. I too, was a smoker, but, 2 packs a day for many years. I had bronchitis more times than I can remember and pneumonia, a few times, also. I have had nodules on my lungs for years and the radiologist seemed to believe they were from the numerous bouts of the bronchitis and pneumonia. ... (3 replies)

... my surgery. All I wanted was a local Doctor just in case I got sick or needed referal back to Mayo. When I told him what the infection was he literly backed away from me, stood across the room and told me he didnt know enough about the infection. ... (5 replies)
... I wanted to let you know that we got mom an appointment with a good pulmonologist in town for this Wed. We ran around and gathered all of her test results from everywhere on Fri. She is still doing about the same, eating a little more though, which is good. She had a fever of 99 tonight. I know that is low grade... ... (5 replies)
... o much for your detailed response! This has helped me tremendously and I feel like it will help guide us in the right direction. I hate that they thought you had lung cancer, but so glad that it was MAC. I just started looking it up on the web, and have written it down to tell the pulmonologist. ... (5 replies)
... I was wondering if the radiologist could tell from that. ... (5 replies)
... e 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. VF is misdiagnosed alot by lung cancer, tb and bacterial pneumonia. I'm sure the emphysematous changes aren't helping at all. Asbestos is another issue too. ... (5 replies)
Lung Nodules found
Apr 12, 2007
... My regular physician ordered it due to my prior smoking history & also a recent case of pneumonia (around Christmas time). I did see my Pulmonologist today, but didn't get much satisfaction. He indicated that all I can do at this time is to repeat the CT scan in 2 months & he'll see if there are any changes (good or bad). He said that I had 4-5 nodules in different parts of... (8 replies)
... ray my doctor didn't like. I too had a CT scan of the chest the next day, Jan. 24 of this year. However, the report explained what my nodules were. It turned out to be calcified granuloma. Which is scar tissue from an old illness, maybe pneumonia, pleurisy, severe lung infection, etc. ... (8 replies)
Lung Nodules
Nov 28, 2003
... see a specialist on tuesday and i am scared to death too. i know they are small but there are several. took 2 series of zithromax to start feeling better. had a pneumonia shot or i would of had that. i finally did quit smoking just before i found out about these. ... (25 replies)
13 years old child
Feb 20, 2009
... My 16 year old son has a lung disease called Lymphocytic Interstitial Pneumonia. ... (1 replies)
... FreeToFeelGood, I'm sorry you are having to deal with this. I posted earlier about multiple lung nodules, pleural effusion and scarring. The Pulmonary doc sort of dismissed all the lung nodules as a recent bout with a bronchial infection or pneumonia. ... (30 replies)
... I had a pulmonary nodule on left lung in 1999 and I listened to a doc that said I probably had cancer.Long story short,,,it was an old pneumonia scar from years ago. Didn't need to be removed ever!!! I have lives this oast 8 years or so in horrific nerve pain and nerve damage that they do nothing about. ... (11 replies)
... I posted an earlier thread about all the findings that the radiologist listed from my CT Scan. Along with multiple pulmonary nodules, there was scarring and minimal right pleural effusion. I also had a small cyst on my thyroid. ... (7 replies)
Nodules
Feb 7, 2005
... Hi, I'm 35 and have smoked for about 20 years and was recently diagnosed with a solitary pulmonary nodule on my lung that was seen on a chest xray for pneumonia on Jan 12th. Had my CAT scan today. Off the cuff, they told me it didn't look like anything to worry about and was "calcified. ... (4 replies)
... I also just got over having bronchitis and they dectected a 7mm lung nodule. I also have pleurisy. ... (10 replies)
... ed. You might have been exposed recently to this type of fungus and not even known it. It can also be related to being exposed to TP, pneumonia, other types of lung infections, asbestos and a million other things. ... (10 replies)
... Over the past couple of years I noticed I was more short of breath. Last winter it became really quite a problem. My weight dropped from 122 to 112, I was exhausted and so cut back on my work. However I didn't have much coughing. ... (0 replies)
... I was a smoker, and the Dr's involved assumed that my problem had to be lung cancer. I had 2 CT's without contrast, and had numerous nodules in both lungs, but because I had had many bouts of pneumonia, they considered them as scar tissue, and continued to treat me for COPD. ... (8 replies)


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