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Multiple Lung Nodules
Need more info...: About your symptoms and the imaging. Lung nodules and growth within or next to the submandibular gland raise suspicion for cancer, but need to put all of the data together. Will probably need to have a biopsy to get tissue to examine under the microscope - that will allow an exact diagnosis and plan of treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
I ve multiple lung nodules, expecting key hole surgery to test it, if it comes out benign, later will dr be able to remove them or better to leave them?
LungNodules/Pleurisy: Not all lung nodules are cancerous. May need biopsy to be certain. Pleurisy is inflammation of the linings of the lungs which causes chest pain on deep inhalation. Can be due to several diseases including pneumonia, pulmonary embolism (blood clot in lungs), lung cancer, pleural effusion (fluid in lungs). May need to see pulmonologist (lung doctor specialist). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had 2 cat scans and have multiple lung nodules with no changes in the last 6 months. Mammogram and colonoscopy are good. I am a 37 yr f.
See details: If that it the case, there is usually nothing to worry about. You, however, may want to have a pulmonologist evaluate the issue to be certain. ...Read more
Multiple lung nodules measure 2- 6mm all test have been ran all were negative .1.5cm lymph node axilla are all of them to small for pet scan?
35 yrs old male, found multiple lung nodules 2 are 4mm should I worry, pulmonary doctor says I should not worry?
I have multiple lung nodules with a history of oral cancer. Bronchoscopy was benign, but nodules could not be reached.. Chances this metastatic?
Could be metastatic: Lesions of lung associated with oral cancer is not that uncommon. Higher possibility of such disease in lung would correlate better if cervical nodes had been present initially. Bx is essential to initiate therapy if needed. A PET/CAT could indicate possibility of lung mets. Thorascopic bx would be helpful for deciding on definitive management. ...Read more
Have multiple lung nodules reason unknown doc repeat scan in 6 months but i noticed getting short of breath. Should i go back now? It's been 2 mo.
Size&riskfactors mat: Usually there are specific recommendations as to the follow up of lung nodules, based on size, smoking history, associated medical isues etc. Often there should be a sufficient interval of time between imaging studies to make a judgement if there has been any significant change in the nodules. However, symptoms trump all recommendations, so if there is a change, you should talk to your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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