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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)
... My 76y/o Grandmother has been increasingly short of breath over the past month. She has a history of CABG 10 years ago and blood clots in the lungs 1 year ago and chronic epstein-barr virus. She was seen by the cardiologist had a EKG and Echo and the heart (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)
... no asthma attacks, small airway function, shortness of breath. etc. Well, my last appointment was back in December. ... (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)
... antibodies to coccidiomycosis if you did have Valley Fever, and that can cause granulomas, like balls of scar tissue in the lungs. Another condition, sarcoidosis, can behave similarly, and a serum ACE can be helpful, but sarcoid usually causes very enlarged lymph nodes in chest. ... (3 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. ... (7 replies)
... Hi. I'm a 42 year old woman in pretty good health, relatively speaking. ... (1 replies)
Scars on lungs
May 24, 2007
... scarring or atelectasis in the right lower lobe, adjacent minimal consolidation, which probably relects atelectasis and scattered dependent subpleural opacities in the lowers lobes that are consistent with atelectasis. I guess the radiologists may have difficulty determining atelectasis from scar tissue. ... (4 replies)
... congestive heart failure which came back negative. Also, my cardiologist did a stress test and an echocardiogram, which were all fine. One doctor thinks it is scar tissue from the recent penumonia. ... (3 replies)
... Hi There, Sounds like it could be a possibility that your Grandfather could have residual scar tissue in his lungs from the pneaumonia that he had suffered. ... (3 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. ... (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)
... d suggest that your doc at least listens to your throat with a stethiscope.... not your lungs, but your throat..... some of the docs have picked up on a stenosis in that fashion. I can understand your frustration with all that is going on. Some people just don't know what it means not being able to breathe. ... (18 replies)
... You probably need to start a new message thread with your question. You will be more likely to get answers. Give your thread a good title so people will read it. There is also a good message forum at www.copd-support.com. (18 replies)
... Since everyone is on the subject of scarring of the lungs.Maybe someone can explain to me what this means........Ok had penumonie a while back in my left lung.Xray stated I had Chronic changes Bilaterally...Chronic interstitial changes.I freaked out I thought I had interstitial lung disease.. ... (18 replies)
... increase in my large airways. I didn't have a metho challenge test. I was also tested for inherited emphysema, but was normal. ... (18 replies)
... I didn't ask him what the significance of an increase in diffusion numbers might mean,if anything. With emphysema, these numbers are low, with asthma, they are high. This is one of the conflicting pieces of info. ... (18 replies)


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

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