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... Thanks for the advice on Valley Fever, Mari. I've learned much about this disease over the past few weeks, and I have read volumes of information on the subject. But I want to learn more. ... (4 replies)
... ray that showed a small nodule 2 weeks ago. A following CT scan showed that nodule was 1.9 x 2.0 cm in my lower right lung and also found a smaller 4 mm nodule on my upper left lung. There is no involvement of adjacent tissue, thankfully. ... (4 replies)
... I see you're from AZ. Have they checked you for Valley Fever? ... (6 replies)

... Hello I was diagnosed with Valley fever September of 2018. ... (1 replies)
... months. Meanwhile they did draw blood to look for valley fever, but I don't know much about it.So now I guess I wait and see. Thanks for your replies. ... (6 replies)
... Yes, for now I am on Atrovent and Proair inhalors. I also use a nebulizer at night. I was supposed to also be using Flovent, but I guess that has to wait until the blood work comes back. ... (6 replies)
Lung Nodules found
Apr 15, 2007
... Have either one of you guys had any blood tests related to the lung nodules you have? ... (8 replies)
... I was wondering if you pulmonary doc has ever checked you out for Valley Fever. It is great your one nodule has been stable for 7 years. Valley Fever is very common in your area. If you've never been tested I would ask your doc to do one to rule it out. ... (5 replies)
... Hi there. I would recommend you talk to your doctor about testing you for valley fever. In fact anyone with lung nodules nowadays should be tested for VF. Valley fever is misdiagnosed with tuberculosis, bacterial pneumonia and lung cancer. ... (7 replies)
... I also just got over having bronchitis and they dectected a 7mm lung nodule. I also have pleurisy. ... (10 replies)
... test. Having valley fever myself I tend to encourage ppl when I can. ... (5 replies)
Lung pain
Dec 7, 2010
... for weeks and I took it last night, my pain gets bad again in my back and right area of my lung. ... (27 replies)
... They repeated the CT 6 months later and the nodules were unchanged. ... (3 replies)
... because I was having some pretty severe pains on my right flank... and like what seems to be many others, they came upon a 3. ... (3 replies)
... The other word for Valley fever is "coccidioidomycosis". Some ppl can have it an never know as you mentioned Louie. But for others it can be very serious to fatal. ... (2 replies)
... Hi Cathy, I don't know where you're from but you might want to be tested for Valley Fever. I had a nodule in my upper lung that was over 2 cm big. They did a ct scan and discovered it was valley fever. My primary I'm sure thought it was cancer. ... (1 replies)
Confusing symptoms
Sep 21, 2003
... In reply to unhealthy 123 I was wondering whether your mother has been to any area, such as Arizona, where valley fever has been reported. ... (4 replies)
... that they are both fungal diseases. Blasto ic endemic in the region. Mine was in the lung, like yours. However, my doctor immediately diagnosed it as cancer, and told me it needed to be cut out. So, he took the lower lobe of my lung out and then discovered that it was blasto. ... (3 replies)
... Sorry for the late response as I just found your posts. I have CVID and suddenly became ill in June. We had been watching multiple nodes on my lungs for a year at this point doing ct's every 3 months. ... (7 replies)
... Have you been tested for Valley Fever? ... (1 replies)


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