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... myself to go down there. My mother says its an infection since i felt a kind of chest compression, very light no pain but i can feel it. Lastly, i can " feel my lungs ", the shape and such, moreso on the "bronchs" or branches, i dont know the term but it seems important ina diagnosis. ... (0 replies)
Lung Nodule
Apr 4, 2014
... Hi Laurie :-) I do agree that you really should have a second lung CT scan to check out that nodule, but doubt there's anything to it. I had occasion to do some extensive research on the subject, and here are some of my conclusions. First, a single nodule is far less likely to be malignant or turn from benign to malignant than numerous nodules. Second, the size of the... (1 replies)
Mar 27, 2014
... Does anyone know how long it takes for a DVT to form after a car accident and then break off an travel bilaterally to your lungs as a Pulmonary Embolism? ... (1 replies)

... My dad is 68 years old and he cannot tolerate the pain of inserting tubes in both lungs repeatedly. What other tests should be done? ... (0 replies)
... i m too much worried abt lungs i hve read on healthforums tht lpr can lead to pulmonary fibrosis or copd m just 30 now what to do for long term (0 replies)
... 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. There is a blood test that could be done-one that shows + antibodies to coccidiomycosis if you did have Valley Fever, and that can cause granulomas, like balls of scar tissue in the lungs. Another condition,... (3 replies)
... Hearing you have been able to get yourself out of the super smoky air is great news. Although a month has passed, it will take longer for your lungs to be clear of the effects of the smoky air...especially since you have been fighting off a cold. ... (1 replies)
... Not much noise actually, I can hear it but nobody else hears it. It's like something tickles a bit inside, kind of like when you have to expectorate some mucus, except it's more deep into the lungs. I breathe fine, and also I don't feel this all the time, but often enough to scare me. I had something that I believe was a flu, no fever but a lot of productive cough and runny... (1 replies)
... I have some questions about how the procedure works. I would like to have them look in my lungs with one of those little cameras and see what's going on in there. I had pneumonia that went untreated for a long time because I didn't know I had it. ... (0 replies)
... Hi Mary :-) Lung nodules aren't all that uncommon, but they do need to be monitored over time. Has your primary physician scheduled a second chest CT within the next 3 to 6 months, or at least recommended it? The purpose of the follow-up CT is to determine whether the nodules have changed in size, color or shape. Generally speaking, if there's been no change within... (1 replies)
Weak diaphragm?
Feb 14, 2014
... I've been having breathing problems for 9 months now. Whenever I take a breath, it feels like my muscles are not strong enough to make my lungs expand properly, the breathing is very shallow and the air doesn't fill out my lungs completely. ... (0 replies)
... Hi am hoping someone can help me,am a 40year old lady have smoked since I was 12,been having lung problem for 2 to 3 years but lately things have got alot worse,chest,shoulder and back pain ,recently on chest xray then ct and have just found out I have multiple nodules on both lungs measuring 2mm each,am very scared as have a 12year old that needs me and has nobody else,am... (1 replies)
... ve to the shops and got my son a birthday cake. When I got home there were two messages waiting from my pulmonologist and primary care. They said that both of my lungs had collapsed and to get to ER ASAP. ... (1 replies)
Blood in sputum
Feb 5, 2014
... I suffer with rhinitis (nasal drip) and the mucous around the throat is white and quite inoffensive, but from time to time I cough up thick stuff from the lungs. Sometimes it's pale yellow and occasionally there is blood. It's been going on for a couple of years now and when I saw the consultant he took a chest Xray and found nothing wrong, but I'm wondering what can be... (0 replies)
... I have been told by my pulmonologist that I have mild COPD. Haven't smoked in 30 years. I just saw my gastro. dr. and he told me that acid reflux has caused the scaring in my lungs. Has anyone have any information on that theory, or has the same dx? (1 replies)
Jul 2, 2013
... It's been since Sept. of 09 that I took my last dose of the big 3 meds. I ended up in the hosp. due to the drugs. Up until that time, all of my monthly labs had come back within accepted limits. However, the last 4 weeks, they prevented my bone marrow from producing RBC's. I ended up in a drug induced coma for 3 days and had a total of 8 units of blood. It was really kind... (1 replies)
... ame problems. I still feel at times like my lung has collapsed. I never got any rehabilitation help after my 2 week stay in I.C.U. after the LVRS. I hear that my lungs shouldn't be those of a 68 year old mane at my age. ... (0 replies)
... I inhaled rice at dinner last night, coughed and choked immediately but I don't think all of it came up. I think I must have gotten some in my lungs but of course can't be sure. ... (1 replies)
... The latest issue is that she has developed a terrible cough. Went to the doctor and they are unsure if it's pneumonia, or fluid in the lungs related to congestive heart failure. ... (1 replies)
... I was on blood pressure medication for about 4 1/2 months which made me cough almost from day one, not a violent cough just a dry persistent cough, since I've stopped my meds of course with my doctors permission, the coughing has stopped but i'am still having to clear my throat all the time, i've been off bp meds for about 3 1/2 weeks, could the bp medication i was taking have... (2 replies)

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