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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 found
Apr 15, 2007
... Have either one of you guys had any blood tests related to the lung nodules you have? ... (8 replies)
Lung Nodules
Dec 3, 2003
... Sorry I haven't posted to you in a while, I'm just getting over pneumonia. I was so happy to read the results regarding your lung nodules. I hope your follow up testing and specialists will find the same good news. ... (25 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)
Lung nodules
Sep 12, 2012
... Big difference, and I can't imagine a nodule growing that fast to reach cms. Anyway, Once the pneumonia clears up things will be easier to evaluate and you'll feel better. Good luck and take it easy. ... (12 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)
... Also I must note that I had a lung CT just three years ago and the nodules were not there at that time. I have not had any chest colds or anything like pneumonia either. ... (1 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
Nov 23, 2008
... to worry about. I am not sure if I am comfortable with this, since my doctors have been incorrect diagnosing my chest issues for so long. Twice I was told I had pneumonia and treated w antibiotics. Then, the lung doctor decided I might not even have it! ... (17 replies)
... t the same, eating a little more though, which is good. She had a fever of 99 tonight. I know that is low grade...but wouldn't you think after almost 4 weeks the pneumonia would be gone? ... (5 replies)
... e her a long way, what ever this turns out to be. I dont know how old your Mom is, but I'm a single Mom of two young boys, 15 and 10, I'm 43. To be told you have lung cancer, and telling your children who knew exactly what that all ment, totaly broke my heart. ... (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)
... they are using MY CT scan as a teaching tool today, because of how this infection CAN "look" just like cancer. Doctors really have a huge dilema when it comes to lung cancer and early detection. The fact cancer cells can be missed in a biopsy, you can get a "false negative". ... (5 replies)
Lung Nodules
Jul 11, 2007
... I had a lung nodule 8 years ago and i was dumb enough to have only the one opinion and the doc removed the nodule. This was 1999 and it turned out to be an old pneumonia scar , which did not need to come out. He left me burning , stinging and in chronic pain for the last 8 years and I am nearly disabled. ... (3 replies)
... That's good news Taz, The emphesema is a concern. Are they also going to monitor your lungs with serial imaging? Was the cat scan the diagnostic tool for your nodules? I was wondering if the radiologist could tell from that. Mine said non-determinate, so the Pulmonologist said it probably isn't cancer, most likely scarring from a recent bout with bronchitis or pneumonia,... (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)
... Hi there. I would recommend you talk to your doctor about testing you for valley fever. In fact anyone with lung nodules nowadays should be tested for VF. Valley fever is misdiagnosed with tuberculosis, bacterial pneumonia and lung cancer. ... (7 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)




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