I had xray that showed small lesion in right lung.
was told to get ct scam to rule out cancer. I was just getting over bad flu with bad chest congestion. yellow Phelgm .
cough, this was about ten days before xray. I ,am feeling fine now but at the time I was very sick hard to Breathe,
short of breath. could this lesion be left over lung infection. I,am kind of freaking out.
Recently, I had a CT scan on my stomach. Results on my stomach were fine but the scan showed a lesion or scar on my lung. A CT scan of my lungs was ordered. The result showed a questionable lesion about the size of the top of your finger on one lung. Another CT scan was ordered for 6 weeks later to determine whether or not there was any growth. This scan showed no growth but the radiologist could not definitively say whether or not it was just a lesion from a previous pneumonia or a tumor(benign or malignant). I am now being referred to a specialist who will order either a PET scan or an MRI. I am 51 and quit smoking 20 years ago.I am trying to keep this in perspective but am struggling with my mind and imagining the worst. I am also wondering whether most/ some lesions are cancerous? Are there pre-existing factors that would cause the lesions to be cancerous? I have already posted this somewhere on this site before I found this specific area. Sorry about that. Any thoughts?
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