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... y had seemed to be kept to a minimum. However, the chest infections came back the following year and I was basically told by the chest specialist that I had some scar tissue on my lungs due to the pneumonia and I would have Bronchitis for the rest of my life. ... (2 replies)
... ray I had many months ago showed scar tissue, which didn't concern me as I had breast cancer and radiation in 1986, so I assumed this was the result of that. ... (0 replies)
... yrs ago I became very ill with pneumonia that all settled in my left lung . the infection then formed an abscess.. Well after all said and done I was left with a scar a little bigger than an egg in my lung.. They called it a lesion.. ... (0 replies)

... rays done and they said he had scar tissue on his left lung. Now they want him to have a CT scan. He is 51 and a none smoker. He used to get Bronchitis a lot when he was little. His parents smoked. ... (2 replies)
... Denice, Thanks so much for the info. I don't mind that it's a long message. I think it is great to learn more about what can be causing problems. I think it is a real shame that people waste so much time (and money) doing treatments that don't help. I think that is interesting that an allergist figured this out and sent you to an ENT. I went to an allergy/asthma... (18 replies)
... on something else and again mentioned the wheezing and this time he could hear it. He had me do a peak flow meter test there in the office and he said I had the lung capacity of a nine year old. They gave me a nebulizer treatment and sent me for xrays, put me on prednisone and a couple of inhalers to see if that would help. ... (18 replies)
... Hi PLM, I'm glad you're back. I'm Howitt44 and if you remember we had very similar problems - no asthma attacks, small airway function, shortness of breath. etc. Well, my last appointment was back in December. After being on Advair 100/50 for about 6 weeks, ,my tests basically showed no improvement. My small airways were the ones suffering at about 47% of normal. Well,... (18 replies)
... resolution CT scan. We were worried because hyperinflated lungs are often caused by emphysema. Ct scan doesn't show any emphysematic changes, but shows a little scar tissue. ... (18 replies)
... Hopefully you've seen a pulmo by now. They could be granulomas, just scar tissue from a previous infection. ... (2 replies)
... as well from some past infections. I suspect the nodules are also scar tissue related to that. If you smoke, you should see this as a wake up call and stop. If you have some type of respiratory symptoms, then get them checked out. ... (3 replies)
... I was just having some pain right below my sternum. My dr ran cat scan to see if I was having problems with scar tissue from gastric bypass but only seen the nodules in the lower parts of my lungs. Other than that I'd had plurasy 3 times in 6mths. No other problems. ... (2 replies)
Lung nodules
Nov 12, 2011
... er I had some test taken and found out i have a 4mm nodule on each lung. I have never smoked in my life although my mother smoked like a smokestack and died from lung cancer. ... (0 replies)
... Okay, so my right lung has collapsed 3 times for no apparent reason. Only one of those times resulted in a chest tube, and another time they asperated with a needle. ... (2 replies)
... Was the surgery on your right lung? if so I suspect this could be scar tissue, but you should check it out with your surgeon or chest specialist Mc (1 replies)
... Sorry about that. Like I said in my last post I was seeing a surgeon. He said that he doesn't want to operate and get a tissue sample since I'm asymptomatic. ... (13 replies)
Lung Nodules
Aug 19, 2008
... e. I went to urgent care and had a chest xray which showed spots on my lungs. Went in for a CT the next day and have had numerous since, including a PET scan and lung biopsy. I have nodules in both of my lungs that get bigger and then get better....then show up in different areas of the lung. ... (0 replies)
... There is a possibility you could have the beginings of MAC, but it could also be scar tissue or infection of other sorts. Generaly people who do get MAC have some sort of lung compromise or their immune system is compromised in some way. ... (2 replies)
... The following week my family dr had me go for a CAT scan. The results came back showing a small nodule in the lower right lung and a spot or shadow in the middle right lung. I chose to go to a pulmomary Dr at Cleveland Clinic, which is a top hospital. ... (2 replies)
... which occurs when inflammation causes scar tissue to form n the lungs, leading to reduced oxygen levels in the blood and shortness of breath. ... (48 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. ... (3 replies)


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