... I really have no idea what the results were. All I know was my Dr told me I had a mild obstruction.
When you took the test did it feel like you had no more air left in your lungs, but they told you to keep blowimg? (5 replies)
... I've taken prednisone and antibiotics and still not doing any better. I know that my chest xrays came back and the Dr says my lungs sound clear, but from my understanding alot of people that have bad COPD have clear xrays right? ... (5 replies)
... Hi Everyone, well I have been in hospital the last 3 days!! I started to feel a bit better, but at night I just feel like im so badly struggling to breathe and my oxygen levels won't rise above 92% so I decided to go to my gp for her advice. She sent me straight to hospital as an admission!! Which is very strange, ive never heard of that before....she said she wasn't at all... (7 replies)
... After a trip to the ER a week ago, I was diagnosed with pleurisy. At the time, I was extremely uncomfortable and couldn't lay down, and was breathing shallowly as every breath made it worse. I don't know how to explain the feeling I have had with it, but it is not the typical sharp pain I understand most people get with pleurisy, but the discomfort was just as bad as any pain... (0 replies)
... ecause I told them I was getting worse. I explained to the paramedic lady that I probably needed steroids as I am finding it so hard to get enough air through my lungs and that it actually feels like i'm suffocating. ... (7 replies)
... i was diagnosed with empheysema 8 years ago but didn't quit smoking until 4 years ago .I do use the vape electronic cigarette which my doctor said my lungs sound clear and strong but i get short of breath a lot lately . some say its the weather but im wondering. ... (0 replies)
... ld find a doctor who, in conjunction with a pulmonologist, would be willing to perform liposuction to her tummy area it would free up space for her diaphragm and lungs to function more normally and greatly improve her quality of life. ... (0 replies)
... Allowing for this, the lungs are clear. No plueral effusion present. Nothing acute. ... (6 replies)
... ray. It all came back fine, and my blood tests were all normal. The ER doc did say my lungs showed some bronchiole thickening. ... (6 replies)
... My apologies for the late response. I haven't been on this site in a while and I guess I didn't see the updates in my email. Thank you so much Mariner403 and Sherrywa for telling me about what happened to you and giving me hope. I have a pulmonary Dr visit soon. I will be getting another scan in September and the kidney disease is a definite but luckily I don't need dialysis... (6 replies)
... to see if my lungs are functioning properly. ... (10 replies)
... rays are fine, lungs are always clear, but she horrible coughing fits EVERY DAY. ... (0 replies)
... up in lungs if you are retaining water. Any swelling at all? ... (6 replies)
... I realized I couldn't get enough air into my lungs to feel comfortable... ... (6 replies)
... Airway obstruction refers to bronchial spasm, trapping air in lungs so it can't escape well when you breathe out. This is reactive airway disease or asthma, which it says is minimal. ... (1 replies)
... Rosie, Welcome to the boards. I can tell you my experience and a little more about lung nodules in general. I have had lung nodules in past about the same size. 4mm is small, and the smaller they are the more likely to be benign. Lung nodules occur in many conditions, so your general health, history of infections, any symptoms, history of other medical/surgical conditions all... (1 replies)
... For what it's worth, lung nodules aren't all that uncommon. Way back when X-rays were the only penetrative diagnostic tool available, they usually went unnoticed because of the low resolution of the X-ray, which was capable of seeing a "mass" but not small nodules. CTs and MRIs have changed all that, though, and now nodules turn up frequently simply because they can be seen.
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... I went for a CAT scan for my heart and it was discovered that I have two nodules measuring 4mm in each lung. I haven't seen the doctor as yet. Has anyone experienced this and what was done for it? I am quite anxious. (1 replies)
... Hello and welcome to the message boards.
Why would you want to hide spots on the lungs during an x-ray? For what reason? Is this for employment? (1 replies)
... How to hide spots on lungs during x-ray? (1 replies)