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Rebecca .. Helena, Montana
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loulou_787 Surrey, UK
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Childrens Interstitial Lung Disease (chILD): One families story by Bob .. Patient Expert Interstitial lung disorders are among the least understood in medicine. They are a diverse group... ordeal. The pectus, we were told, would have to wait; Julia had a very rare lung disease...
Protein May Be Strongest Indicator of Rare Lung Disease, Study Shows by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert of the lung. As the disease progresses, air sacs in the lungs become replaced by fibrotic scar tissue. Lung... in the lungs that can help in determining progression of the rare lung disease Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis...
Healing Process Found to Backfire in Lung Patients by nih.gov of lung scarring,” said Stavros Garantziotis, M.D., an NIEHS staff clinician and lead author on the new... 50,000 people in the United States. In IPF, the lung tissue becomes scarred and patients have difficulty...
"Make sure the scars match!" by Nigel Patient Expert that the Royal Marsden were involved). In May I had been aware of two lumps in my right lung - one appeared... nothing but a couple of areas of scar tissue, which he suggested were possible remnants of tumours, and then a small...
Scar Tissue by Kris K. Patient Expert This post was inspired by a student who is having adverse effects from scar tissue that has built up over 11 years since by-pass surgery. Her lung capacity, and thus oxygen intake, has been diminished...
Environmental lung diseases by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert irritation that can lead to scarring of lung tissue (pulmonary fibrosis—see Interstitial Lung Diseases...   Environmental lung diseases are caused by harmful particles, mists, vapors, or gases...
New technology used in lungs by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert Center with pneumonia and then faced uncertainty when scans showed a small lesion in his upper right lung.... The technology enables doctors to steer a scope and biopsy forceps into the periphery of the lung...
The lung stigma. by Katie C. Patient Expert my whole life, so you can imagine my shock—as well as my family’s—when I had to undergo open lung surgery last summer. The scars from the surgery aren’t too painful anymore—it mostly just hurts to sneeze...
Scars from Cancer Surgery: Painful Reminder or Badge of Honor? by Matthew Z. Patient Expert . Bikinis and board shorts lay bare the surgical scars we keep covered the rest of the year... surgery required an incision from his pelvis to his sternum. A year later, a tumor appeared in his lungs...
Thalidomide Relieves Disabling Cough And Improves Quality Of Life For People With Deadly Lung Disease by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy , fatal disorder that causes the lungs to become stiff and scarred, preventing oxygen from leaving the lungs to go to the rest of the body. The cause is unknown. Up to 80 percent of people with IPF...

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Causes ... These fibers are extremely irritating to the tissue of the lungs. They settle in the lungs and the lung tissue becomes thic ... » Read on
Diagnosis ... be carried out to check for: scarring (fibrosis) of the lungs, a reduction in the amount of air that is breathed in ... » Read on