You may remember a couple of weeks ago I posted I was having a chest xray. I thought everything was ok cos I hadn't heard anything 'urgent' from my GP. I had a telephone consultation today with her and she told me I had a little fibrosis in the lower lobes but no nodules or fluid and my heart was the right size. Lots of positives but I asked her about the fibrosis. She said that they need to do lung function tests and take another xray in 6 months time but gave me no more info. I asked her twice but got no further.
Being in the age of the www and wanting to know, I looked it up.....how stupid am I? It ain't all that good. I can't believe what it says. I am not short of breath (particularly) and I don't have a dry cough. It's not the worst news but pulmonary fibrosis doesn't have the best prognosis either. Can't believe she told me this over the phone. I have been trying to find out if a person can have it without it being that bad. Anybody know about this that can help?
I know I probably deserve everything I get because I smoked but I am so upset right now.