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3mm Nodule Lung
Ct thorax revels that 3mm nodule in lungs remains unchanged.Its 1 yr.Im so hapy, is it still be cancerous or it can grow in future or histoplasmosis?
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
February had a CT scan for abdominal issues. A 3mm lung nodule was found lower lung. Spk to PC and dismissed as a granuloma. Shd I do more follow up?
3mm nodule on right upper lung no change MRI 2008/2011. Can this just be an age thing you know how some things grow on you as you get older. ?
Ct scan with contrast found a 3mm nodule in my left lung, minimal dependent atelectasis, & an exaggerated cardiac silhouette. What does this mean?
Pulmonary nodule: Any nodule in the lung, no matter what size, needs to be investigated thoroughly. Comparison with previous chest xrays and CT scans would be the priority. If you smoked tobacco, then further tests such as a PET scan and a biopsy and bronchoscopy are indicated. Please see a pulmonologist soon. Best wishes. ...Read more
Had CT to check arteries in lungs. 3mm nodule found. Intern. Med. Doctor said normal, no worry. Pulmonary said scan in 12mo. I need any more radiation?
That depends.....: If you are/were a smoker, yes, worth the repeat radiation. If you are concerned about lung cancer, and did not want any more radiation, any doctor that uses HDL (health diagnostic labs) labs can draw blood and run a lung cancer antibody profile. It has very high sensitivity, and is very specific towards antibodies the body produces against lung cancers. Not a smoker, try the blood test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you recommend if I have a lot of nodules in both my lung the largest one is 13 mm, should I have in removed?
Cyst? cancer?: you are a young woman very unlikely to have cancer but still a slight risk , but high risk if smoke, do you smoke?? if so stop now before too late , your health will come back , if not great . get a pulmonologist to review your cat scan or whatever found this nodule , needs to be found out .pray it is ok ...Read more
X-ray spot: It can be anything from an old inactive walled-off TB of fungus infection to a benign tumor to cancer to something as exotic as a dog heartworm that went far astray. Here in kansas, most are old histoplasmosis. But a spot is lung cancer until you & your physician have a reason to think otherwise. Good luck, and be brave. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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