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... I have been told by my pulmonologist that I have mild COPD. Haven't smoked in 30 years. I just saw my gastro. dr. and he told me that acid reflux has caused the scaring in my lungs. ... (1 replies)
... ll it right it is interstitial lung disease. I have it also along with fibosis that is scaring in the lungs along with hypertension which is high blood pressure in the lungs there are over 200 causes for these diseases most of which is from chemical exposure, smoking, and genetic inhereted. ... (7 replies)
... My mother in law also quit smoking about 2 years ago and within 3 days was hospitalized and could not breathe. ... (2 replies)

... Scaring and cancer are not tied to one another, or in other words scaring won't cause cancer. There are lots of things that can cause scaring in the upper lung area. I know bronchitis is one, and other similar traumas to the lungs. ... (8 replies)
... know... I belive that I am going to give up the MJ no matter how much I love it, becuase life is more important to me than that. I have only had pneumonia twice in my life once when I was very young, and April of 2004. ... (9 replies)
... n another one, some do tend to write patients off, others are great and help a lot. There are medications that are being tested now that are believed to inhibit scaring in the lungs, but the patient has to do what they can to limit damaging the lungs too. Some meds are theorised to reduce scaring too! ... (4 replies)
Diffusion in test
Dec 20, 2003
... A test to determine how well oxygen passes from the air sacs of the lungs into the blood. ... (5 replies)
Diffusion in test
Dec 18, 2003
... I got the full pulmonary function test to check on my asthma, which hasn't worsen sinc 96 and that is good. But he the radiologist said everything looked normal but my diffusion number was a bit low, said it is just a number to keep watch on. What does that mean? My lung high velocity CT showed some scaring(minimal) other than that they looked healthy. I understand from what... (5 replies)
COPD and exercise
Jul 30, 2013
... ray which showed a lot of scaring on both lungs? ... (1 replies)
Lung nodules
Oct 11, 2012
... Sorry to hear that.. I am 47 and quit smoking almost a year ago..I have been diagnosed with having a 2.7 cm nodule in my upper right lobe of lung.. i am now being sent for a cat scan.. to see what is to be done next.. here is my story.. ... (12 replies)
Lung biopsy
May 24, 2011
... ill need a lung biopsy so next week I will be meeting with the surgeon. What I was told he will make a cut between my ribs and a sample will be collected from my lungs because my lymphs are enlarged and there is scaring. How many incision will they have to make and the recovery time in the hospital ? ... (1 replies)
... i do not have as much breath support when singing as I used to have, but all in all I do pretty well. ... (10 replies)
... I have a problem. It's not exactly the most common problem, however it's starting to physically affect me to the point of actually scaring me a little. Since last Christmas I have been afflicted with a weird set of problems. ... (5 replies)
... I got the CT scan results back, all of the nodules are stable and I was told that they are likely the result of scaring on the lung. Exposure to toxic's at work and smoking were the likely cause. The good news was it is not cancer in the lung. ... (5 replies)
... I am 53 and have always been in great health with the exception of a few minor issues. About 7 years ago I had the same sensation described by many here. ... (19 replies)
... you believed because of this you have some nonreversability in your C.O.P.D. ... (19 replies)
... kea, Pleurisy can be caused by a viral infection. Have the doctor's ruled out Valley Fever? Please ask your pulmonologist what his findings are. You may want to get copies of your report to bring to any followup appts. with your primary. As far as the weight loss, you are going to have to be aggressive with your diet to make sure you don't keep losing. I would suggest... (6 replies)
... hi all.. I had pleurisy back in sept. ... (6 replies)
... Thanks Canyon..I dont have the test in front of me..This test I had done was 2 yrs ago.. ... (50 replies)
... The coughing can scar up the lungs that is a given. Your PFT test should show if you have asthma. ... (50 replies)




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