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lung cysts

I have had two spontaneous pneumothorax and i had a ct scan they said it showed emphysema and there was some cysts on both lungs.  should i be concerned about the cysts.  Also i have noticed for a few days now that when i take a deep breath i have a stabbing pain on my right side upper back it only hurts when i take a deep breath.  my chances of a nother pneumothorax is high yuck.  I am a smoker but i am guitting.
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In otherwise healthy individuals with normal lung function, lung cysts can be present only at the top of the lungs and cause pneumothorax.  Since you have had two pneumothoraces, your doctor might refer you to a thoracic surgeon.  Removing the cysts, so they don
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