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... 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)
... Or there a thing called idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis which is a continuous scarring of the lungs from an unknown reason.. ... (1 replies)
... what is scarring of the lungs, and how is it caused and treated? ... (1 replies)

Lungs shrinked
May 6, 2006
... ok you mentioned something about the lungs shrinking.Im going to assume she has severe scarring of her lungs..Now are you saying this was caused by pneumonia or do they have a clue? ... (6 replies)
... my dr says not to worry, he said he didnt see the actual cat scan images yes, but just read the report. the report said i had a mild scarring on top of one of my lungs. ... (8 replies)
... t we 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)
... If you've had a serious infection in your lungs, there will be some scarring visible. ... (6 replies)
... ylitis effects the joints between the ribs as well. This can make it hard or painful to fully expand the chest. Which can give the "sensation" that you are Short of breathe. Did your doctor not mention this to you? ... (2 replies)
... Hello, First I want to thank you for even reading this. I have medical problems but not one really has to do with me breathing. I have suffered from bronchio 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... (1 replies)
... Generally the clots come from the leg veins. The scarring might increase your risk of the clot settling in the lungs if it actually forms, but I can't see how it would increase the risk of a clot forming in the first place. ... (5 replies)
Bit of a Mystery
Jul 20, 2011
... h the specialist, who took my recent medical history, listened to my chest, checked my fingers and ran about a billion blood tests. All in all he took nine vials of blood from me. ... (12 replies)
... term use of Macrobid. My doctor had me on it for over 3 years to prevent UTI's. ... (2 replies)
... tor these nodules for 2 years with CT scans. Mine have spanned from 3 month intervals to 6 months, now they are going to wait one year. My last scan was in March of this year and my next will be next year in March. This is because there has been no significant change as the nodules range from 5 milimeters to 7 mm. ... (2 replies)
Lung scarring
Mar 21, 2008
... st on you that involves blowing in a special tube in a box. Sounds weird I know but a very informative test. I too smoked for about 30 years and my mother died of pulmonary fibrosis so I got the double whammy. ... (1 replies)
Lung scarring
Mar 7, 2008
... i had cough that would not go. went when i took antibiotics. was sent for scan. doctor showed me scan. one of my lungs is only about three fifths size of other. also doctor told me i had scarring.they do not seem sure of cause. one doctor said he thinks asbestos.other doctor says smoking. i am 58. ... (1 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)
... Mom of 2sons Thanks so much for all your info. You have really been thru a lot. Makes me feel fortunate. I go for bronch tomorrow. Told lung dr. I wasn't doing it unless I took something before I got to hospital. He said o.k. and said he would try his best not be late. I think I already posted the horrible last bronch. waiting an hour or more for the dr. and get more nervoous... (217 replies)
... the reason I wasnt started on a treatment is because when this was first discovered it was thought to be lung cancer, and I had a open thorocotomy, and had part of my lung removed to get rid of it. Fortunatly it WASNT cancer. ... (217 replies)
... even a shadow. Most CT's will show an aproximate size of the area that looks suspicious. ... (1 replies)
... information and insight you can give me. My father has PF...I believe he received an actual diagnosis maybe a year or so ago. He has had lung problems for most of his life. ... (8 replies)


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