I just received mt lab report back from a CT chest scan. They found a 1.6/7mm nodule/plaque along the major fissure. They recommend a follow-up CT in 6 months. As I'm reading the other posts it sounds like waiting 6 months might even be worse. I have never smoked and never had any lung problems until 3 months ago when my throat closed off and I couldn't breath for almost a minute. It happened two more times in less than a week. I went on line and found it might be Laryngospasms and it's best to breathe in through my nose slowly and out through my mouth, it worked. I am still feeling something in my chest (lower than my heart) and wake up every morning coughing mucus for about 20 minutes. Does it sound like two different things? Should I really wait 6 months before I go back in? I have my first ENT doc appointment next week and the pulmonary doc the week after. Would like to have some feed back since I am a bit worried. Thanks
You've not been a smoker, but, have you lived or worked with smokers who smoke indoors? Then that's almost (half?) as unhealthy as being a smoker, so your expectations of similar ailments may be of the same character.
I reread my report, it is #1. is 6/7mm, NOT 1.6/7mm
That does make me feel somewhat better
I'm 61 years old. I worked with smokers for 1 year when I was 18 years old, never smokers in my home. Other than that, nothing. I guess it really doesn't matter how or where it came from, it's there.
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