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... 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)
... ray, which was capable of seeing a "mass" but not small nodules. CTs and MRIs have changed all that, though, and now nodules turn up frequently simply because they can be seen. ... (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)
... Ankylosing Spondylitis 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)
... 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. ... (1 replies)
... I understand your concern. A three milimeter nodule is a small one. From my experience, the doctors usually choose to monitor these nodules for 2 years with CT scans. ... (2 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)
Lungs shrinked
May 6, 2006
... I couldnt really understand your post..Ok the drs are suggesting that she needs a lung transplant correct? ... (6 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. If you've been having pneumonia too your lungs are injured and the more you have it the mor scarring you'll have. ... (9 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)
... 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. ... (13 replies)
... So sorry you are having these health issues. My lung problems were also caught during another 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. ... (13 replies)
... ng 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)
... 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)
... DH agreed with me that 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)
... Scarring in the lungs happens for a reason, and the underlying cause should be sought. ... (8 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)

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