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... As I've oonly just been diagnosed with lung scarring, I'm completely unsure of anything I should do whilst flying. ... (5 replies)
... what does basal lung scarring mean (0 replies)
Lung scarring
Oct 26, 2006
... ray in one month. I cannot find anything on lung scarring. What is it and why do I have it. ... (1 replies)

... I have had a Bronchoscopy with a lung lavage and lymph node biopsy a few months ago, and recently underwent a VATS lung wedge resection. ... (0 replies)
... I have had IPF for over 12 years, which means I have significant scarring and I have flown a lot. ... (5 replies)
... Generally the clots come from the leg veins. The scarring might increase your risk of the clot settling in the lungs if it actually forms, but I can't see how it would increase the risk of a clot forming in the first place. What DOES increase the risk of clot is recent surgery or major injury, because in that case blood vessels are actually damaged. Aspirin can help, but... (5 replies)
... which says can increase the risk of clots and I'm reliably told that scarring doesn't do you any favours in that area... ... (5 replies)
... lung scarring, should he have the lung biopsy his doctor suggested? ... (0 replies)
... Kitty - I'm so sorry to hear about your mom. I hope they got all the cancer and that she gets healthy again! They did do a PET scan and found that the nodules are not active. She is seeing a pulmonologist who has now diagnosed her with lung scarring from chronic lung infection. Her lungs have also been adversely affected by her osteoporosis and compression fractures... (3 replies)
Lung scarring
Mar 21, 2008
... how much o2 is actually getting into your blood. They should do a lung test on you that involves blowing in a special tube in a box. Sounds weird I know but a very informative test. ... (1 replies)
Lung scarring
Mar 7, 2008
... i had cough that would not go. went when i took antibiotics. was sent for scan. doctor showed me scan. one of my lungs is only about three fifths size of other. also doctor told me i had scarring.they do not seem sure of cause. one doctor said he thinks asbestos.other doctor says smoking. i am 58. i smoked heavily from 18 to 30, but completely stopped smoking at 30. other... (1 replies)
... diagnosed lung condition. ... (0 replies)
Scar on lung
Jul 6, 2007
... i have lung scarring also, doc told me it was from and older bout with bronchitis or pnemonia. ... (6 replies)
Lung scarring
Oct 26, 2006
... Hi Granny, I did a quick search, too, and found a few mentions of the terms "fibrosis" and "scar tissue". Try your search again using those terms along with "lung" -- and hopefully you'll find the information you seek. Good luck to you.... (1 replies)
... throat cancer, than lung cancer, perhaps. ... (1 replies)
Right lung pain
Nov 27, 2003
... i fear it's lung scarring or something, except that why would it start happening now when my asthma is relatively under control...and why would it be getting worse? ... (10 replies)
Jul 15, 2002
... I was wondering if all lung scarring is chronic? ... (0 replies)
... Welcome to HB. You've been through a lot....what test did you have to show all is good in your lungs? It's possible you have scarring....or possibly another issue like pleurisy. Did you have an x-ray? Or CT? q (1 replies)
... but this is the absolute worst I have ever been. I know mold, mast cell issues and POTS can all affect breathing but would they consistently show a restrictive lung disease on PFT's? ... (0 replies)
... cardiac specialist and ran test, but heart is fine just a slight right side enlargement. Then he started getting short of breath when walking. They sent him to a lung specialist who rand lung test. One in 5 came back bad and when when his oxygen for 4 minutes it dropped to 90 percent. ... (0 replies)

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