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Trying hard not to panic

I had a visit to the ER last night for an unrelated problem and they did a chest x-ray and the doc said the only thing she found was a nodule on one of my lungs. She said I should follow up with my doctor and have him do another x-ray in 3 months to see if it is still there and sent me on my way like it was no big deal.
Is it? What is a nodule? What is it doing in my lung? Should I be freaking out? I have 5 kids! Ever heard of this? I do not smoke by the way.

 
salexander

Asked by salexander at 10:07 PM on Feb. 26, 2009 in Health

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  • my mom just went through the same thing and it was really scary cause my dad died of lung cancer...her three month check up was great it was something like a calcium deposit...take a breathe and relax and yes talk to your doctor
    RIERIE

    Answer by RIERIE at 10:09 PM on Feb. 26, 2009

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