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FIBROSIS!!!

Hi, just had the results through from my 3.5cm & 2cm lung biopsyies, one was a non cancerous benine mass and the other was scarring containing fibrosis? Full lung/chest scan showed nothing else apart from my known bullous emphysema, no follow ups required as these two were taken out.

Is this right and will it return?

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The surgeon told my husband that there was no absolute guarantee that a benign nodule won’t return, but he could remove it again if it did...that’s the beauty of benign, they don’t spread! John’s surgeon froze the site to discourage it. Three years on, and so far so good.

Good luck, David 💕

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Hi and thanks for your reply, the surgeon's tool out two segments containing the massess.

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Good luck, David. All seems good so far....xx

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Hopefully all will be well David. Thinking of you. Xxx

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Thanks was just a red worries when they said fibrosis scarring.

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No wonder. It’s always worrying when doctors say something but don’t explain it. Thankfully there’s always someone here who knows what it means. I often wonder how you’re doing, I hope you’re as well as can be 👍

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I'm doing all good, the recovery has been amazing and I'm back as good as ever 😂

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I think a good many of us probably have an element of fibrosis scarring within our dodgy lungs which is quite different from a diagnosis of pulmonary fibrosis or IPF so in my opinion Dave absolutely nothing to worry about and anyway it is an ex tumour sitting in someones petri dish in a lab somewhere and no longer resident so bye bye redundant tissue. :)

Ski's and Scruff's x

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Love this comment 😂😂💪💪👍👍

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I always love Skis comments .😉

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All sounds encouraging xx

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Thank you

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Wishing all the best David. 😆🍀

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Way to go David .... you're rocking it!!!!

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Good for you David, Agree with Ski's, I too had a "Nodule on my Left lung, Had to be seen to "Not Grow" before I was Listed for transplant, every 4 months I have my "Tracking" at QE, The scans show it is Stable. Stay Strong Hun. XXX

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I have Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis - lots of scarring/fibrosis. Had "the cancer conversation". No signs. No guarantees but I would say don't worry about the fibrosis - it's probably normal scarring- you can get it following flu etc. So so pleased u have great result. Getting back to living with less worry!

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Such good results and great to hear you have made a good recovery, glad to have you back x

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Briliant news.really pleased for you.hope you dont mind me asking but did your chest xray show a shadow.im really concerned about my dads as his did.fibrosis was mentioned once then nodules and emphasemia now this shadow.i am so scared the ct scan is next week.

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My chest xray shoes up two massess in the top right of my lung.

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All will be good ,take care David 😉

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👍👍👍👍👍

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Well thank gods that’s sorted then!! Keep well. A lot off your mind now.

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Yep, thank God. Recovery doing goooddd and I'm OK 👍👍👍👍👍

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