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... Not personally, but you can get scarring and persistant abnormal findings on xray for awhile or even permanently after some lung infections, especially Valley Fever. ... (3 replies)
... Been having lots of chest pains from my bad reflux condition. Had pain in right lung and in right side of back. Dr. ordered CT Scan. It said small area of Nodular pleural thickening posteriorly on the right lung. This is indeterminate. ... (0 replies)
... i was diagnose with PTB last year and was treated for 9 months medication i was cured but it leaves a scar on my lungs which is always visible on my x-ray. i am planning to work and immigrate to canada. would that prevent me from applying for a job abroad? would that be a reason for denial of visa? (1 replies)

... 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)
... 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)
... Well, sorry to repeat, but I went in for a abdominal/pelvic ct scan (contrast/no contrast) because I was having some pretty severe pains on my right flank... and like what seems to be many others, they came upon a 3.5mm nodule somewhere in/around my left lung. So, now I'm exteremly scared I have cancer... I have done my research over the last 24 hours, and obviously there is... (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)
Collapsed lung
Sep 14, 2011
... One rib was cut, ribs spread and the incision scar is from under my right breast, around the side and curved up just past my right shoulderblade. I asked my surgeon how big my ribs were spread, and he said... ... (7 replies)
... he talked with the radiologist and said that i have a spiculated mass in my lung that the radiologist thinks is probably cancerous. ... (0 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)
... tails, but it was something like I had trouble with my right lung, like I was having trouble breathing, it collapsed, something like that, anyway, today I have a scar near my armpit, a small one, a little puncture scar. ... (1 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)
... It should not be; however, they WILL do chest x-ray and see that it is not normal. As long as you don't have any symptoms of acute active tuberculosis and that you can show proof to them that you were treated for 9 months with isoniazid for latent tuberculosis, then then you will have no problems with immigration. (1 replies)
... Thanks for the info. She just got her results today and it was nothing but a scar (thankfully). Come to find out the chest xray results were off. The PET scan showed that the spot was actually 6x8 mm and inactive, unlike the chest xray that showed it had grown from 9mm to 13mm. Best of luck to you and your brother in law. (2 replies)
... mall there shouldn't be anything to worry about but because it has grown he wants to make sure. My mother has had NO symptoms. Her father also had a spot on his lung for years and was a heavy smoker but it turned out to be nothing but a scar. ... (2 replies)
... was treated for valley fever for 4 months..which a pulmonary specialist later determined he did not have...and now his specialist says he has very little healthy lung tissue left...and that his lungs are badly scarred.. He has had blood work done, ct scans, xrays ..the whole nine... ... (0 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. He is doing another broncoscopy but thinks it's just scar tissue- My nightmare is over for now. Thank God. Pretty scary stuff. In any case, thank you for the info. Keep you posted. (13 replies)


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