... I am scared of the Mediastinoscopy results, and I would like to get it over with and start treatment ASAP if needed. ... (0 replies)
... See if the Dr. will run a CT Scan on his lungs-sounds like he may have or may be getting pneumonia. (16 replies)
... I fully understand why you would be scared. It is uncommon to have a respiratory infection caused by E. coli.
E. coli is normally found in the large intestine. It can cause other infections such as UTI's or as in your case - a respiratory infection. In these cases, somehow the bacteria was transmitted to the site of infection. We can only guess as to how that happened.... (6 replies)
... The Doctor just called with results of my husband's CAT Scan. He said the lymph nodes are swollen. The primary Doctor is sending my husband to a lung specialist and indicated there may be a need for a biopsy. We are scheduled to see the lung specialist Monday AM.
Right now, I can't tell you how terrified we both are. He is all that I have, no kids and no other family... (16 replies)
... means his lungs are functioning well. That's a good thing. ... (16 replies)
... In my case, the reflux was irritating my lungs causing breathing difficulty. ... (16 replies)
... blood panel that showed 57.4 percent Pigeon feces with assorted feathers..A bronoscophy showed no Cancer or tumors present, but I did have pus sacks....I WAS SO SCARED thru Nov and Dec.... ... (6 replies)
... uck with this new one, but have a feeling they know more than what they are telling me, I think it is going to be a long road to recovery for me, and I am really scared of that. ... (6 replies)
... I recently went to my local ER for abdominal and back pain. CT of abdomen was done and 3 nodules showed up so a CT of chest was ordered. The results said it could be related to noncalcified granulomata or areas of rounded atelectasis......ALL GREEK TO ME!!!! Since this began in late September I have had an increase in my white blood count, latest CBC was last Wed, Nov. 11. WBC... (6 replies)
... What does it mean when your lungs are foggy? ... (0 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)
... it may very well be related to the thorax, such as GERD...as when some reflux hits your esophagus and causes this. However, the "bolt of lightening" description is a common symptom in neck/spinal problems. It causes this same reaction throughout the body. It's called a L'Hermittes Sign, and it's usually caused by spinal vertebrae suddenly causing pressure on the spinal... (1 replies)
... i am a smoker unfortunately...when lying down i hear a garling noise coming from chest or lungs and then when i cough or clear my throat it goes away instantly.. i'm assuming it's phlemg...also sometimes when lying down short of breath...what do you think? ... (5 replies)
... Yes I have. here you go.
I recently posted about pleural effusion. This is the report from the Radiologist on the CT scan of my lungs. My DR whom I saw Today say's their's a 50/50 chance, but he said I am young and if I were 25 yrs older he might be SURE it was cancer. I am following up with a pulmonary specialist. What are your thoughts or Advice for me? Thank you very... (24 replies)
... treatment in hospital made me feel at all better. I could not sleep at night due to losing my breath. I also had to use oxygen quite a bit. I have never been so scared in my life. ... (1 replies)
... chance indicate Cancer! Scared to death wasnt the word for it. ... (6 replies)
... Hi there Murphy!!
How are you doing?? The pain is there, but now I am more worried, since this afternoon, my abdomen has become quite distended and tha worries me alot. My lungs/ribs feel a little achy too and I know that gas was not pumped in me, since they only dealt with my neck!! Not sure how I'll get through the night right now...
Fill me in on you too, I told... (19 replies)
... The scar tissue diagnosis sounds like a good one to go with...yeah. But you know, it's hard not to worry, especially when the radiologist mentions monitoring the lungs to exclude the C word. ... (19 replies)
... I had so many blood test done, Lymes, Mono, cat scratch, rocky mountain spotted fever etc....I am soooooo lost here and scared and feel all alone. I did't receive a call back from my pulm either after I got my blood results stating the ACE was normal, when the pulm. ... (19 replies)
... im scared and waiting for more results not sure what to expect.am i in serious danger or not something so serious? ... (0 replies)