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I have been getting a leision/mass whatever it is in my left

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hi i have been getting a leision/mass whatever it is in my left upper lobe for last 12 months i have had 2 fine needle biopsies ans 1 core biopsy which were all missed. just had another CT scan with contrast which has showed 2 x 2mm noduals in right upper lobe and 1 small nodual in right lower lobe. im a nurse and fear the worse the same as my mum. im 56 and have smoked most of my life. do you think this is cancer i dont feel my respiratory doctor is doing enough and keeps saying we will just sit on it and see what happens. i just want to know so i know what im dealing with. Barb
JA: Are you keeping a personal medical record while dealing with this?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: my mum died of lung cancer in left upper lobe diagnosed and dead within 6 weeks
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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 1 year ago
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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 1 year ago

Are these lesions growing in size?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Dr Arun forgot to tell you the leision in left upper lobe was picked up by accident after open heart surgery for a abnormality i was born with. the leiosion was then 7mm now 18/19mm
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
i cant make the call until tomorrow until i get paid sorry
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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 1 year ago

I would continue on the chat. The phone suggestion is a system built up by the management.

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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 1 year ago

Since your FNAC / ABC attempts were unable to hold the cells or tissue; I would suggest a PET scan. These nodules are more of incidental findings and are likely to be benign. Nine out of ten lesions of these types are non cancerous. But PET scan would confirm it and will give peace of mind.

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