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... 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)
... yrs ago I became very ill with pneumonia that all settled in my left lung . the infection then formed an abscess.. Well after all said and done I was left with a scar a little bigger than an egg in my lung.. They called it a lesion.. ... (0 replies)
... and was hospitalised for 2 weeks on a respirator in Intensive Care. After my recovery I began to find it difficult to breath, and after tests were done it was found that I had developed a tracheal stenosis. ... (2 replies)

... I tested positive to quite a few allergens, but I don't have a runny nose or watery eyes or anything like that. And these shots haven't made a BIT of difference in my breathing. So frankly, even though I test positive to these allergins, I don't think they bother me. ... (18 replies)
... up on something else and again mentioned the wheezing and this time he could hear it. He had me do a peak flow meter test there in the office and he said I had the lung capacity of a nine year old. ... (18 replies)
... no asthma attacks, small airway function, shortness of breath. etc. Well, my last appointment was back in December. ... (18 replies)
... 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)
... I have some scar tissue in my lungs from repeated lung infections. I also have Bronchiectasis and have frequent episodes of coughing but have been fortunate not to cough up blood. ... (1 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. ... (3 replies)
... Hopefully you've seen a pulmo by now. They could be granulomas, just scar tissue from a previous infection. ... (2 replies)
... as well from some past infections. I suspect the nodules are also scar tissue related to that. If you smoke, you should see this as a wake up call and stop. If you have some type of respiratory symptoms, then get them checked out. ... (3 replies)
... I was just having some pain right below my sternum. My dr ran cat scan to see if I was having problems with scar tissue from gastric bypass but only seen the nodules in the lower parts of my lungs. Other than that I'd had plurasy 3 times in 6mths. No other problems. ... (2 replies)
Lung nodules
Nov 12, 2011
... I just registered to this board. Last summer I had some test taken and found out i have a 4mm nodule on each lung. I have never smoked in my life although my mother smoked like a smokestack and died from lung cancer. ... (0 replies)
... Okay, so my right lung has collapsed 3 times for no apparent reason. Only one of those times resulted in a chest tube, and another time they asperated with a needle. ... (2 replies)
... I debated on answering you because I have no answer to the problem. For me, it is no problem, it is just there. I do get the same results as you when I get in water up to my chest. I assume it is a pressure thing. I grew up with horrible asthma until I was 21, and then, poof, it went away. ... (6 replies)
... I was poisoned by a chronic and heavy exposure to a biological agent..diagnosed in early 2006..also have a systemic fungal infection in lungs and white blood cells. ... (0 replies)
... I have also got interstitial lung disease, in my case caused by chemotherapy I had for lymphoma. There are many different types of interstitial lung disease, some of which respond well to treatment, some of which do not. One respiratory consultant likened it to a burn. ... (7 replies)
... Sorry about that. Like I said in my last post I was seeing a surgeon. He said that he doesn't want to operate and get a tissue sample since I'm asymptomatic. ... (13 replies)
Lung Nodules
Aug 19, 2008
... about 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)
... There is a possibility you could have the beginings of MAC, but it could also be scar tissue or infection of other sorts. Generaly people who do get MAC have some sort of lung compromise or their immune system is compromised in some way. ... (2 replies)

Associated Tags: aspergillosis, chemicals, chest wall pain, dense scar tissue in lungs, interstitial pneumonitis, lungs, spirometry

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