Thanks so much for the info. I don't mind that it's a long message. I think it is great to learn more about what can be causing problems. I think it is a real shame that people waste so much time (and money) doing treatments that don't help.
I think that is interesting that an allergist figured this out and sent you to an ENT. I went to an allergy/asthma... (18 replies)
... 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. They gave me a nebulizer treatment and sent me for xrays, put me on prednisone and a couple of inhalers to see if that would help. ... (18 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)
... ed in early 2006..also have a systemic fungal infection in lungs and white blood cells. No doctors in my area would believe me, but I have had chronic and acute lung pain since the exposure first started making me ill in 2003 without my knowledge. Pain is not all the time, but when it starts it last for hours or days.. ... (0 replies)
... was treated for valley fever for 4 months..which a pulmonary specialist later determined he did not have...and now his specialist says he has very little healthy lung tissue left...and that his lungs are badly scarred.. He has had blood work done, ct scans, xrays ..the whole nine... ... (0 replies)