... It was found on a cat scan at thought to be 6mm 2weeks ago so either it grew or the cat scan wa swrong.The pulmonolgist never thought a 6mm nodule would show on a PET scan and she had to get my insurance approval to get me one. ... (16 replies)
... I was diagnosed a year ago with having two 9mm nodules in the left lower lobe. So far I have had a repeat CT Scan and a Pet Scan. I scheduled next week for my third CT Scan to check to see if there are any changes. ... (16 replies)
... Hi there. I would find it really hard to believe that a chest xray would pick up a nodule of 1mm that is tiny, very tiny. Now, perhaps if she had a CT it would show up. I had a chest xray for some shortness of breathe and it came back normal. ... (2 replies)
... I also have a 9mm nodule that turned out to be calcified granuloma. I went to the Dr. ... (16 replies)
... If it makes you feel better, I have a 5mm nodule on my lung. Scared the you know what out of me, as I was a smoker. ... (16 replies)
... You sound alot like me right now. I do not smoke, I am 35 and I am extremely athletic but I am also noticing some trouble breathing when I lay down at night. ... (16 replies)
... I just found that I have a 3mm nodule on my lower right lobe. What did yours turn out to be? ... (16 replies)
... The pulmonary specialist will be able to tell you more. Sometimes fluid can show up as a nodule....it could be anything.
Wait until he sees you and reviews your CT scan.
Thinking good thoughts for you :) (16 replies)
... From what I understand, nodules can be lots of things, many benign. Rescanning in 6 months is standard procedure to check any nodule.
Benign reasons are common and can be related to granulomas formed around old infections. (or exposures to fungal mold spores).
I think if they were worried about it they would tell you to have another scan sooner. Try not to worry too... (16 replies)
... My life just keeps getting more complicated by the day. Last week an Arachnoid Cyst was found in my brain now this 5 mm nodule in my lung. I am scheduled to see a pulmonary specialist next Thursday. ... (16 replies)
... I was having severe digestive issues which led to the emergency room where an abdominal CT scan was performed. My abdomen showed no abnormalities but a 3mm lung nodule was discovered in my lower lobe. The ER doctor suggested that I follow up with my PC Physician regarding he digestive issues and to mention the 3mm lung nodule. ... (3 replies)
... There is a 5 mm hazy nodule i n the right lower lobe as well as a 3mm subdural density in the right middle lobe. ... (0 replies)
... ray with contrast dye and it showed I had a 6mm nodule in my right lower lobe. Now I did research on it and I am not going to worry too much. ... (7 replies)
... I am new to boards and looking for opinion. Due to nagging dull pain in upper right side of my chest I underwent CT scan and was recently diagnosed with 8 mm well defined non calcified pulmonary nodule on Rt lower lobe. ... (0 replies)
... h of testing I've had in the last 18 months I had a CT with contrast of my chest. What they were looking for they did not find, but instead they found a 6mm lung nodule in the right lower lobe of my lung. I've been a smoker under a pack a day for about 20 years. ... (0 replies)
... The previously described nodular consolidation within the right lower lobe has increased in size, measuring 3.0 x 2. ... (0 replies)
... op surgery Xray. Came out with problems in right upper lung lobe. Had CT Scan. ... (0 replies)
... The first pulmonogist I went to diagnosed me with GERD and passed me on the GI doctor. I have multiple pulmonary nodules, primarily right upper lobe,and one in the left. I also have pleural effusions and opacities in both lower lobes. ... (15 replies)
... s hard, and yes, I too have searched the internet and found the worst case scenarios, but more often than not, it doesn't apply to my particular situation. Your nodule is large. Because it is in a lower lobe, it may be that a bronchoscopy is not an option. ... (4 replies)
... I am new to the boards. I am a 32 year old Mom of 2 young boys. Unfortunatly, I do have a smoking history. We found a 1.5 cm nodule in my right lower lobe. during a chest xry. The radiologist at first glance reading the Chest xry called it a "Granuloma". ... (4 replies)