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... Been having lots of chest pains from my bad reflux condition. Had pain in right lung and in right side of back. Dr. ordered CT Scan. It said small area of Nodular pleural thickening posteriorly on the right lung. This is indeterminate. Follow up recommended. ... (0 replies)
... ray I had many months ago showed scar tissue, which didn't concern me as I had breast cancer and radiation in 1986, so I assumed this was the result of that. ... (0 replies)
... Hello Dizzy09, Once the CT scan is done, it will give the doctor a more detailed picture on your dad's lungs. Even after a cat scan is done, there will be more waiting. Were the tests ordered by a pulmonary doctor or a regular GP? ... (2 replies)

... rays done and they said he had scar tissue on his left lung. Now they want him to have a CT scan. He is 51 and a none smoker. He used to get Bronchitis a lot when he was little. His parents smoked. This has me worried. ... (2 replies)
... y had seemed to be kept to a minimum. However, the chest infections came back the following year and I was basically told by the chest specialist that I had some scar tissue on my lungs due to the pneumonia and I would have Bronchitis for the rest of my life. ... (2 replies)
... This is all very interesting. I have these sensations in my throat that the only way I can describe are a tightening and a lump at times. Also, I can't talk really loud or scream (when calling my kids from down the block)!. Its like my vocal chords won't go there. I don't wheeze, but do clear my throat a lot. However, I DO have gerd. I've posted before, have symptoms a... (18 replies)
... I did get a high resolution CT scan from this new doc. About a week ago. It said there were no emphysemous type changes, but said something about a lateral line in the middle lobe. ... (18 replies)
... I wish you the best of luck at being diagnosed correctly. Keep me informed. And if you ever do get that CT scan, insist on a fine cut one. Most CT's are done with scans every 3mm.... a fine cut one scans every 1mm. ... (18 replies)
... The last time I saw that pulmo, I asked if she had any other ideas, and she said no, but she'd be happy to send my records to another doctor. I asked about a CT scan. She said "I don't think it's indicated, but I'll order one if you want." So I said let's wait a few weeks and see if Advair helps. ... (18 replies)
... Hi PLM, I'm glad you're back. I'm Howitt44 and if you remember we had very similar problems - no asthma attacks, small airway function, shortness of breath. etc. Well, my last appointment was back in December. After being on Advair 100/50 for about 6 weeks, ,my tests basically showed no improvement. My small airways were the ones suffering at about 47% of normal. Well,... (18 replies)
... I FINALLY went to another pulmo who is great. Immediately ordered high resolution CT scan. We were worried because hyperinflated lungs are often caused by emphysema. Ct scan doesn't show any emphysematic changes, but shows a little scar tissue. ... (18 replies)
... And I just had my repeat CT scan after 3 months that showed there was no change in the nodules. ... (5 replies)
... I had a CT scan in march and they found a 5mm nodule on my lower right lung but the pulmonary doctor said its too small to properly biopsy and or do a pet scan and they told me to wait 6 months and go for a followup CT scan to see if it changes size and if it does then we will do the next steps. ... (5 replies)
... Thank you for your response. Finally after hours of waiting, it appears that my CT scan showed extensive scar tissue which they think could be from having pneunomia back in 1987. Seems very strange to show up now but it was definitely a wake up call to get my health in order. ... (4 replies)
... d some pretty severe shortness of breath when he does anything but sit still. All kinds of heart and lungs test have been made. The pulmonologist says that his CT scan shows some "shadow" on his right lung. Now, it is 9 months after the original scan and a new scan shows that the shadow has grown slightly. ... (4 replies)
... Hopefully you've seen a pulmo by now. They could be granulomas, just scar tissue from a previous infection. ... (2 replies)
... They repeated the CT 6 months later and the nodules were unchanged. ... (3 replies)
... Have to agree with SStrange here. Before my CT scan last year, my dr. warned that nodules might show up and she was so right... ... (6 replies)
... Thanks Amy. I'm in the process right now of getting my pulmonary doctor involved. He has requested more x ray and ct scan results. He said my case will probably require evidence of scar tissue. ... (4 replies)
Lung Nodules
Aug 19, 2008
... out two years ago I was having severe pains in my upper back, left side. I went to urgent care and had a chest xray which showed spots on my lungs. Went in for a CT the next day and have had numerous since, including a PET scan and lung biopsy. I have nodules in both of my lungs that get bigger and then get better.... ... (0 replies)


Associated Tags: dense scar tissue in lungs, reccurrent pneumonia

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