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... they are white spots on the CT scan and they can be anything from mucous, fluid, to a cyst. My lung function test declined greatly over the last year. ... (10 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. ... (10 replies)
... Cassandra, Is the white spot something reported when looking at cat scan results? If so, it could be many things. If they are referring to it as a nodule, it could be scarring, atelectasis (an area of collapsed lung), even a shadow. Most CT's will show an aproximate size of the area that looks suspicious. It may help to ask your health care provider some more questions... (1 replies)

Scars on lungs
May 24, 2007
... Hi Christie, my family and I used to live in Bristol VA many many years ago, luv that area. I to am just now going through the process to find out what some scarring is on my lungs as well as two nodules. I go to see my regular doctor tomorrow and I'm quite anxious to see what the next steps are that she thinks we should do. ... (4 replies)
Scars on lungs
May 24, 2007
... Hello Kendrask, I hope you can find some answers. I don't know if you can look at your CT report. They have so much information that it can be scary. Mine reported many things, but one of the items on the report was linear scarring or atelectasis in the right lower lobe, adjacent minimal consolidation, which probably relects atelectasis and scattered dependent subpleural... (4 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. ... (10 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. ... (10 replies)
... I definitely know what you are going through. I went through it from May 08 through 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. ... (1 replies)
... This was due to extensive lung scarring on both lungs, resulting in shortness of breath. ... (0 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)
... use well i do suffer from anxiety. I breathe fairly well. My throat hurts here and there but thats common. I only cough when i laugh, sometimes a dry cough comes on but like any other person. ... (1 replies)
... ronically the chest pain always goes hand in hand when I have green discharge from my lungs. I average 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. ... (1 replies)
... other surgeries and no complications. My oxygen kept dropping down in the 80's and I had PVC's the entire time of the procedure and during recovery. I had to go on oxygen up until the next day and breath air into a tube I guess to exercise my lungs. The PVC's were single so the doc said not to treat them. ... (5 replies)
... Hello my daughter is 5 she did not have rsv as a baby and she has always had breathing problems. She does have scarring on her lright lung. They always ask if she has had rsv but she has not her lil brother has. We spend many nights in the ER for difficulty breathing. ... (1 replies)
... Now, we're awaiting a CT scan that I hope can tell the tale without a lung biopsy! Did they do a biopsy on your dad, or just an HRCT? ... (8 replies)
... He put her on a couple of different antibiotics. He also talked about her compression fractures in her back and her osteoporosis. ... (0 replies)
Lung scarring
Mar 21, 2008
... how much o2 is actually getting into your blood. They should do a lung test on you that involves blowing in a special tube in a box. Sounds weird I know but a very informative test. ... (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. ... (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)
... i have scarring on my lungs from older bouts of bronch. and pnemonia. ... (2 replies)


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