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... smoker. I have not had any illnesses involving my lungs in a quite a while. However, I did have pneumonia as a child and wonder if that could have left scarring on my lungs? ... (0 replies)
... I am thankful. Just wondering about the thymus showing up in the scan. Hopefully it is nothing. ... (13 replies)
... Ok the good news is that my nodules are the same. I have to follow up in 6 months. The weird news is they saw what appears to be my thymus. It was seen on the previous scan. Supposedly the thymus should be microscopic by adulthood. ... (13 replies)

... A new update. PCP did a peak flow test. Dr. Let me try 6 times and as we know they take your top 3 numbers (which were my last) my lungs are at 70%. It was a little bit of a surprise to me. The only things I have noticed is cleaning products and sprays bothering my lungs. I am just waiting for my scan. I want a diagnosis already ;) happy Friday to all. (13 replies)
... her procedure. I was having a CT of my kidneys and my nodules showed up. Jump forward about 7 yrs later and I now see a great pulmonary doctor at UNC CHAPEL HILL in NC. I have COPD and was just diagnosed with MAC lung disease. I do think you should see a pulmonary specialist. I would not worry though. ... (13 replies)
... am going to have my follow up lung scan later this month. Recently I have noticed sprays such as cleaning products and nail polish etc all bother me. I feel them in my lungs at times causing me to cough. This is something new. I also have a visit with the Pulmonary Dr. For a PFT after my scans. ... (13 replies)
... That is good news! They will probably put you on inhaled meds like Spiriva and/or Symbicort and maybe a nebulizer treatment once a day. I would not worry. When my function was at 70% and my nodules were unchanged that's what they did and just kept a watch on my functions and did an xray once a year and a CT scan when functions went down. They use to do CT scans once a year but... (13 replies)
... Thanks SherryWA so much for your support. My hubby and I hope to move to NC or SC one day. Maybe I will end up with great doctors like yours. :) I will keep you posted and all the best with your health. Prayers! (13 replies)
... My apologies for the late response. I haven't been on this site in a while and I guess I didn't see the updates in my email. Thank you so much Mariner403 and Sherrywa for telling me about what happened to you and giving me hope. I have a pulmonary Dr visit soon. ... (13 replies)
... out a second scan, but urge you not to worry overmuch. Considering the size of your largest nodule, the chances are pretty good that it's nothing to worry about. In fact, 6mm is so small that it can't even reasonably be biopsied. ... (13 replies)
... Hi, I'm a newbie too. This is my first post. I too have scarring and nodules in my lungs and they were first discovered by accident during a kidney CT scan. That was back in 2005. I was told to stay away from sprays, smoke etc. ... (13 replies)
... Hi I am new to the board. I went for a ct scan to Ck on a clogged artery in my neck. Doctor decided to do a chest ct scan in addition to the neck. Chest ct scan showed 6 X 8 mm scarring and several nodules up to 4 X 6 mm. ... (13 replies)
... e should cancel it purely for the expense. If it was even a hundred bucks sure, we'd go ahead with it just to be on the safe side and see if there's any signs of scarring in there, but we might need that money for a REAL emergency. ... (6 replies)
... ronchio asthma as a child and every year around the winter time i would get a cold along with asthma and it usually goes away like any cold. I have not been sick in a long time with asthma but when I got it it was hard to deal with. However, I have other problems. ... (1 replies)
... MJ smoke is just as hard on the lungs as any other type of smoke! Smoke, pollution, chemicals, etc. all cause some damage to the lungs. ... (9 replies)
... Hi cancerismysign, Sure! I will be hoping with you too! My mom has this & her drs said it was normal for her ex smoking history & hasnt caused her any problems. So glad you found us here at healthboards & welcome! (13 replies)
... Thanks for the fast response. I will definitely look for a pulmonary specialist! I am hoping for the best. (13 replies)
... Hi sign, Im sorry you are going through this & i would be a little nervous too at first especially finding out accidentally. But, its a good thing that you found out so it can be watched. I wouldnt want to wait either & would want to see a pulmonary dr just to have an expert's opinion. It will be ok though, it will. (13 replies)
... gh November 09. First, you need to get on a probiotic twice a day. That should take care of the diarrhea. Next, you should take the smallest dosage antibiotic in the morning. Take the larger one, with a meal, and the largest dosage before bedtime. If you can only take them every other day, then do that. ... (1 replies)
... If you've had a serious infection in your lungs, there will be some scarring visible. ... (6 replies)


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