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... which causes stiffining of the lung, this is what makes interstitial lung disease a restrictive disorder. ... (50 replies)
Lung Scaring
Nov 26, 2003
... Normal lung tissue is nice and stretchy. ... (1 replies)
... Scarring could be caused by many things.. Asthma could cause scar tissue to form , bronchitis ,Pneumonia ect .. ... (1 replies)

Lung scarring
Oct 26, 2006
... Hi Granny, I did a quick search, too, and found a few mentions of the terms "fibrosis" and "scar tissue". Try your search again using those terms along with "lung" -- and hopefully you'll find the information you seek. Good luck to you.... (1 replies)
CT Lung Image
Jun 14, 2006
... plural scarring. The possible present of a small scar tumor in either lung apex cannot be excluded but is considered statistically less likely. ... (0 replies)
Collapsed Lung
Jun 14, 2004
... rip, to always be aware of the surrounding hospitals, it can virtually be life threatening, although it is not common, normally one will go down and the opposite lung will be strong enough to stay inflated. ... (7 replies)
... You probably need to start a new message thread with your question. You will be more likely to get answers. Give your thread a good title so people will read it. There is also a good message forum at (18 replies)
... Since everyone is on the subject of scarring of the lungs.Maybe someone can explain to me what this means........Ok had penumonie a while back in my left lung.Xray stated I had Chronic changes Bilaterally.. ... (18 replies)
... fvc takes into account the large lung capacity, and is 66 compared to a predicted 75. It is the numbers for small airways that are low. ... (18 replies)
... Hi PLM, I'm glad you're back. I'm Howitt44 and if you remember we had very similar problems - no asthma attacks, small airway function, shortness of breath. etc. Well, my last appointment was back in December. After being on Advair 100/50 for about 6 weeks, ,my tests basically showed no improvement. My small airways were the ones suffering at about 47% of normal. Well,... (18 replies)
... And any clue about lung scarring? ... (18 replies)
... Now I did have non hodgeskins lymphoma 20 years ago. I have been in remision ever since and have lived quite a normal life. The xray tech did see a mass in my rt lung and felt it should be looked into a little further. They sceduled me for a ct scan. They sceduled me for a PET Ct scan. ... (10 replies)
... don't bother further testing. Mine still isn't calcified but it hasn't grown either, in the last Ct it appeared more like a scar tissue. Anything to do with the lung brings more anxiety and really alot of weird nodules, cysts and stuff happen in the lung and it isn't unusual but we think the big C right away. ... (10 replies)
Sep 5, 2001
... Finally, an open lung biopsy. Like your husband, nothing showed definate in the previous tests, although the bronchoscopy show several carcengens. ... (4 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)
Pulminary Fibrosis
Jan 29, 2008
... he suspects PF.. I think it would be necessary to have the biopsy done.just so maybe they can come to a decision as to what the offender factor could be that is scarring the lungs.. ... (8 replies)
How common is it?
Oct 31, 2007
... like atelectasis or scarring at he right lung base...I am freaking out..The doctor told me it was scar tissue and normal and to quit smoking... ... (91 replies)
Lungs shrinked
May 8, 2006
... s and in this process it causes inflammation that leads to scarring..They treat it by using high doses of cortisone in hopes to stop the inflammation process..If scarring is too bad other option would be lung transplant.. ... (6 replies)
... Basically, scarring is a fibrotic process, so I sort of jumped from your general term when you said scarring, to fibrosis. ... (25 replies)
... Have been reading past posts on lung symptoms and the closest one to what I think I have is pleurisy. ... (16 replies)

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