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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)
... e should cancel it purely for the expense. If it was even a hundred bucks sure, we'd go ahead with it just to be on the safe side and see if there's any signs of scarring in there, but we might need that money for a REAL emergency. ... (6 replies)
... If you've had a serious infection in your lungs, there will be some scarring visible. ... (6 replies)

... Hello, First I want to thank you for even reading this. I have medical problems but not one really has to do with me breathing. I have suffered from bronchio asthma as a child and every year around the winter time i would get a cold along with asthma and it usually goes away like any cold. I have not been sick in a long time with asthma but when I got it it was hard to deal... (1 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. ... (5 replies)
... Actually, I've heard the best drug to help you endure low air pressure is Viagra. It increases blood flow, not just to...you know, but to the lungs as well. ... (5 replies)
Lung scarring
Mar 21, 2008
... Hi John, I also have scarring (pulmonary fibrosis) since six years ago. I was pretty good, but slower like you said, for 4.5 years when I developed pneumonia in both lungs and got some more scarring and now Im on O2 24/7. It helps. The problem you have is not lung volumn but diffusion - how much o2 is actually getting into your blood. They should do a lung test on you that... (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. ... (1 replies)
... Or there a thing called idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis which is a continuous scarring of the lungs from an unknown reason.. ... (1 replies)
... what is scarring of the lungs, and how is it caused and treated? ... (1 replies)
... Cassandra, Is the white spot something reported when looking at cat scan results? If so, it could be many things. If they are referring to it as a nodule, it could be scarring, atelectasis (an area of collapsed lung), even a shadow. Most CT's will show an aproximate size of the area that looks suspicious. It may help to ask your health care provider some more questions... (1 replies)
Scars on lungs
May 24, 2007
... Hi Christie, my family and I used to live in Bristol VA many many years ago, luv that area. I to am just now going through the process to find out what some scarring is on my lungs as well as two nodules. I go to see my regular doctor tomorrow and I'm quite anxious to see what the next steps are that she thinks we should do. ... (4 replies)
Scars on lungs
May 24, 2007
... Hello Kendrask, I hope you can find some answers. I don't know if you can look at your CT report. They have so much information that it can be scary. Mine reported many things, but one of the items on the report was linear scarring or atelectasis in the right lower lobe, adjacent minimal consolidation, which probably relects atelectasis and scattered dependent subpleural... (4 replies)
Lungs shrinked
May 8, 2006
... The way Im understand it is, eosinophilic is an autoimmune response to allergies that is effecting the lungs and in this process it causes inflammation that leads to scarring..They treat it by using high doses of cortisone in hopes to stop the inflammation process.. ... (6 replies)
Lungs shrinked
May 6, 2006
... ok you mentioned something about the lungs shrinking.Im going to assume she has severe scarring of her lungs..Now are you saying this was caused by pneumonia or do they have a clue? ... (6 replies)
... I definitely know what you are going through. I went through it from May 08 through November 09. First, you need to get on a probiotic twice a day. That should take care of the diarrhea. Next, you should take the smallest dosage antibiotic in the morning. Take the larger one, with a meal, and the largest dosage before bedtime. If you can only take them every other day,... (1 replies)
... I have also been through no of tests, x rays ct scan but they dont help to get clear results. Atleast we should be happy that we dont have scarring tissues inside our lungs or airways. ... (5 replies)
... This was due to extensive lung scarring on both lungs, resulting in shortness of breath. ... (0 replies)
... Scarring in the lungs happens for a reason, and the underlying cause should be sought. ... (8 replies)
... It can be dx'ed with other methods - chest x ray is one because the scarring should show up as it did with my mother (hers was from blood clots in the lungs). Steroid inhalers were what she was given (along with blood thinners for the clots) and it seemed to work well. She lived till 83 (other issue did her in) and never had to go on oxygen. I think she probably had it... (5 replies)


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