... Sorry about your husband. If the xrays are still showing a shadow, I would recommend a Cat Scan of his lungs. Has your husband ever been a smoker?
He probably needs to see a pulmonologist. I hope things work out for you and your husband. (48 replies)
... Pulmonary Sarcoidosis:Most common in African Americans and people of European-particularly Scandinavian- decent. Can't give web sites, but one sure way of finding out if this could be a possibility. Bronchoscopic Biopsy is the test you want done. Common lung symptoms are:dry coughing, trouble brathing, wheezing or pain with breathing, chest pain, tightness, or discomfort. ... (48 replies)
... I am curious to know if he had any xrays that show that the fluid in his lungs has completely gone away. ... (48 replies)
... Once your lungs are damaged, scarred you can't repair the damage. Have you checked with a pulmonologist? ... (4 replies)
... Elblguim, how is your hubby doing, well i hope. My hubby is fine, but he does seem to still be coughing up muck, but as he has not had a cigarette for about 7 months we feel it is probably all the muck coming of his lungs.
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... Hon I am so very sorry for you and your husband.Life can be so cruel sometimes. I don,t blame your hubby for not wanting the chemo, etc. I think my hubby would have lived longer and in less pain if he hadn,t of had it done. (48 replies)
... Hon, is your hubby a smoker? The reason I ask is he could be having bouts of something called bronchitis, which is just inflammation of the bronchi in the lungs, but can cause the same symptoms you have described. That shadow on his lung is another matter. You need to push the doctors more for some answers. This could be a very serious matter and the longer it goes on, the... (48 replies)
... od wishes. I send the same to you. I hope 2007 will be peaceful and healthy to all of us. I hope your husband will have no problem perfoming his job and that his lungs will have healed. ... (48 replies)
... I hope there is a way of fixing his problem. there must be.
I wish you a Happy Holiday season and that 2007 will bring health and harmony to your home.
We are well. My husband is doing very well and he will go after the new year for a new xray to see if there are changes in his lungs. (48 replies)
... They took some fluid from his lungs and twice the results came as accute inflamation, but I have learned that it does not guarantee that it is not cancer. ... (48 replies)
... have lung cancer without doing a biopsy and other things. My mum had advance lung cancer, she also had it around the 'heart sack', she had loads of fluid in her lungs and they drained off 2 litres of fluid and could tell straight away from the drained fluid that it was lung cancer once they tested it. ... (48 replies)
... you posted. Please let me know how your hubby is doing. It was suggested to my husband that he should move around as much as he can tolerate because it helps the lungs to deal with the water. ... (48 replies)
... We got the results of the ct scan and it shows many nodules throughtout the lungs. The doctors think it is metastatic cancer. So we are just dealing with the emotional blow at this moment. My hubby has decided he is not going to do chemo or radiation. I'm a bit out of it and don't even know what to say.
I hope you are lucky. (48 replies)
... I'd like any help or guidance you can provide to diagnose exactly what is going on with my lungs here. I saw my GP just a few days ago and was told everything is fine. Any help is greatly appreciated. ... (7 replies)
... rays and all still showed pneumonia. They were concerned about lung cancer for me as well. But CT scan showed lungs were clear but scarred. Hope it is the same for you. ... (8 replies)
... verage this every 3 to 4 months. The pain is excrutiating. I rely on pain killers to help with the pain. I think you may have bronchiectasis from scarring on the lungs from croup when you were a child. My lung specialist said that I got bronchiectasis from having bronchitis as a child as it would have scarred my lungs. ... (1 replies)
... d i still have pain. I was told the pain is due to pleuricy, my lung wants to move around like a normal lung but it cant because of the surgery i had. The surgen scarred my lungs to my chest wall to prevent it from collapsing again which its sounds like you had the same thing done. ... (7 replies)
... I was diagnosed with MAC last July. They first thought it was cancer because an x-ray in mid/late May showed a 3 cm hole in my right lung, but a subsequent CT in late May looked more like TB. Since I worked at a hospital, even the CDC was interested in my diagnosis. I had a bronchoscopy in early June that came back positive for AFB (Acid Fasting Bacilli), which meant I had... (13 replies)
... hi thank you for this info,i will look into it as yes i do have some skin bumps,had for years ,tiny little fleshy things,dont know if thats the sort of bumps u mean and yes my glands are quite often swollen. ill go and google it now!!! x (7 replies)
... My niece who is age 51 was just diagnosed with it last year and never smoked a day in her life. her lungs are so scarred. ... (7 replies)