It could be a number of things, You need to follow up w/a pulmonologist. I too, have these and are doing follow up scans every 6 months to watch for growth. How many do you have and how big are they? Mine are 3-7mm and I have 15 nodules so far, started with 10 when found. PLease keep me informed w/ur progress.
I too am having multiple nodules showing up on every CT I have. Within 5 months I have a new 7.5 mm ground glass nodule and was told to get a pneumovac (pneumonia) shot as well as getting another CT in December, which is now within 3 months of last CT. I have another one on my right 2nd rib that is 8mm and ground glass also with multiple smaller ones in both lungs. I just don't feel like I am getting any answers and also feel like I should have a biopsy. Any suggestions, any idea what exactly Ground Glass Nodules are and should I be concerned if a new one shows up 5 months after PET scan?
I have ground glass opacities in both of my lungs too. I have had 3 ct scans in 10 months. My pulmonoligist is stumped. She gave me antibiotics that didnt work, did all kinds of blood tests, nothing showed up. I just had a Lung Biopsy done by a thoracic surgeon on Thurs april 4th and I am waiting on the results. I will let you all know...
Ok, I got my Lung Biopsy results today. It is Chronic Inflamation. It means i'm coming in contact with something that i'm alergic to on a regular basis. If left untreated it can cause scar tissue and then become serious, so my Pulmonoligist is puting me on steroids permenently until we figure it out. We've already tested me to see if it was cats,dogs,mold,dust mites, a huge list of things. We actually think it may be my work. I started this job 2 years ago and my breathing started getting worse 1.5 years ago. So, this is what my ground glass opacities are, bilateral opacities.
i have lost 34 lbs in 5 months, I had a left top lung removed 1 years ago, now I have nodlues showing up in lungs and liver, kidneys, spleen , 9 mm in thyroid, , thickening in broncilas and peribroncials, colon ,sigmoid ascending, desending, bladder & Kidney nodlues. Bladder wont work to empty any longer. Chromanghranin a blood test it was 34 then in 1 month went to a 134, I cm nodule in liver and I cm in gallbladder,I had a Octrototide scan run and for 24 hrs, no change , it showed lots of 'sparkles in lower left lung and now in right lungs, no one will tell me what I have wrong with me. Can you give me some information on all this? Thank you..
I have multiple nodules under 7mm then they found one that was 3cm. Rushed to CTCA but since in my most recent PET scan the mass looked smaller they said I don't have cancer. Like all of you no one can tell me what I have. Already on steroids for other issues so hoping it will help. Will share anything I learn as I continue chasing this down...
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.