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Two months ago, my 68 year old mother had a toilet backup and flood the first floor of her home. After the plumber removed the block from the main drain, she cleaned and, within a week, developed upper-respirtory issues. Symptoms were se...
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My mother has had quite a few lung nodules on her lungs for sometime, she says that the doctors do not know the cause but she believes it is because of our cat, since she is allergic. Is it possible that our cat is the reason why? Than...
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I was born with my lungs filling , all the time this is normal for me or at least to me .....but is causes serious uncontrollable coughing which causes my to caughing very very hard as if i am coughing up my insides and choking while ...
Princess_Sakina | Posted
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my mother age 65 smoked for better than half her life. she has COPD has for years on 3 liters of oxygen 24 hours a day. she had pnuemonia a month and a week ago they say never fully cleared. now she's coughing up bloody mucus and in seve...
shawnna123 | Posted
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ill-defined ground glass opacity in the anterior right upper lobe which measures 7mm in diameter.
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History of atypical carcinoid cancer in lung, removed in 2012. Last year doctor did CT scan and saw enlarged thymus but attributed to pregnancy hormones as I had an 8 month old. About 10 months later going for follow up CT scan. Doctor ...
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I have had back pain on the left lower shoulder blade for 10 weeks now. Doctor did chest X-ray due to father having lung cancer. Xray came back fine. He then ordered 3 back X-rays which also came back fine. I went this week for a CAT...
Cathleenjo | Posted
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Before my thyroidectomy because of papillary thyroid carcinoma, my xray result : There is a linear density in the left lower lung field The heart is not enlarge Both costophrenic sulci and hemidiaphragm are intact ...
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I am 39 years old and last year I went to the A&E with a problem to do with my finger. It had gone pale white and docs said that my pulse had shut down in my right wrist. They seemed unphased and sent me to specialist to check me over. I...
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Had two lobotomy 1 year ago - one on each side - no sign (thank goodness!) of resurgence - oxygen level good at 96% after 12 months - test results show breathing capacity at 60% - am breathless frequently - walking - climbing stairs slow...
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I am 40 y/o, non smoker but both parents smoked in our home growing up, 3 months ago after having a CT of my pelvis for frequent (continual) UTI's and kidney stones my urologist found I have 2 "nodules" in my right lobe. One that is 6-7...
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Just need an opinion on if I have an infection (for which the Pulmonologist is now treating me as if I do with antibiotics) or if I should go get a second opinion. I am 40 years old, female and never smoker nor grew up near smokers. No...
coled11 | Posted
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Hello, if you someone could help me understand the summary of this recent cat scan performed after a chest x-ray it would be greatly appreciated. The only symptoms were chronic cough, Impression: Right upper lobe anterior suprahilar ...
flyer238 | Posted
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I have 17 multiple bilateral lung nodules measuring from 8 to 10 mm and 1 lymph node that is 13 mm. I did have a pet scan and the uptake was 2 on all the nodules and 3.5 on the lymph node. My next ct is in 6 weeks. Just wondering if this...
JuDeaMBentley | Posted
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My friend said that his result xray says that (there's patch of densities left upper lung. Correlate clinically to rule-in koch's infection). What does this mean? He is also taking medication for one week. After one week if the patches a...
confusedmuch08 | Posted
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There are minimal suspicious hazed opacities in both upper lung fields. The heart is not enlarged. The great vessels are not unusual. The trachea is at midline. The diaphragm, sulci, and bony thorax are unremarkable. These are the findin...
stevenash0020 | Posted
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Hi all, I'm not sure where to go or start with this. My dad is 77 was a heavy smoker and mostly likely worked around asbestos. Back in April he was having problems in his chest. His doctor ordered a CT scan and saw fluid on his lungs. ...
lisafirenze | Posted
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My dad had a chest X-ray yesterday and they said there was an area of interest and there was either a mass or infection on his lung he now has to go for a CT scan in a few weeks. His other symptons are a sore lung area only when he cough...
Jodie_m | Posted
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A year ago I had a lobectomy, they took my right upper lung. The reason for the lobectomy was 2 years before they found an 11mm nodule and we watched it for that two years and it ended up growing to 13mm. They called it an odd nodule. ...
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3 years ago, I had a VATs surgery to remove a tumor from my lung. I have just found out I now have a new nodule on my lung that was found on a CT scan by accident. My Dr says the appearance is consistent with lung cancer. I am going in f...
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