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Very Small Nodule On Lung
Had ct scan was told have very small nodule on lung not to worry have primary dr. X-ray yearly should I be concerned?
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
What is histoplasmosis? Does it affects lungs forming very small nodule, bcz of my lung nodule. Can it be seen in ct, ?
Ct scan showed very small lung nodule. I've had 3 chest x-rays prior and nothing showed on them. What happens now? How to determine if it's cancer?
Depends: If the nodule is very small, it would not be seen in a plain x-ray so the fact you had 3 prior negative ones does not mean much. You may have had it undetected for years. Depending on how big it is and your clinical situation, your doc may opt to follow up with another ct scan in 6-12 months, do a pet scan, or proceed with a biopsy. Good luck and if you are a smoker, quit today. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
1 cm nodule: Any nodule is abnormal. Nodules greater than a centimeter are considered pathological and worrisome. Certain radiological characteristics make some nodules more serious than others. Other tests like pet scans can help in differentiating malignant nodules from benign ones. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Needs biospy: Small nodules can be cancer, but they would need to be biopsied. Many times, the nodules are just scars and not cancer. If you find nodules on a cat scan of your chest, depending on the size, they need to be followed to make sure they don't grow or look ominous enough to warrant a biopsy. What to do about nodules also depends on your risk for lung cancer, i.e., were/are you a smoker, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If lung cancer is found early (still a small nodule,) can it be cured, or can it only be treated. Some sites say that lung cancer can not be cured.
It can, however: Exposure to mold and lung nodules may not be related. You obviously have seen a doctor to know that you have lung nodules. It would be prudent to consult a pulmonary medicine doctor. ...Read more
What does it mean when a 1cm lung nodule has "small density", does that point toward Cancer? Or Benign?
Small density.: A 1 cm nodule is a small density. Most likely this is benign finding but additional info about appearance and history/ physical exam are important. Are you a smoker? What prompted the X-ray or CT? A 3 month follow-up film is likely needed if this is a new radiological finding. Talk to your doctor. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is a primary lung cancer that would cause multiple small lung nodules less than 5 mm when found?
Bun 5, basophil auto1.2%, vit d is 24 and multiple small lung nodules could these all be connected and help with a diagnosis.
Way are common causes of multiple small non calcified lung nodules in both lungs that has remained same size in 4 months besides cancer?
Depends on what: The nodule is. If the nodule is a met from colon cancer, then ablating this apparent solitary nodule is not likely to affect the course of the disease. Calling is small or large is not relevant, the nature of the lesions needs to be ascertained. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My father died of lung cancer should I worry about my lung nodules they are 6 x 4 mm and 6 x 5 mm and other small ones?
I was recently told that I have a small 5 mm lung nodule. Discovered by CT scan. I am not a smoker. Never have been. Should I be worried?
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?
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