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Chest xray

Hi all

How likely is it that a chest xray will miss lung cancer? Heard so many stories of this happening lately.... I had a chest xray in Jan 2016 and one Mar 10 2017 both clear but still having coughing symptoms all the time!

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  • longseason longseason kay19801

    Hi, chest x-rays find lung cancer most of the time but a far from great. Most esitmates online are about 50-75% detection. Small tumours can be missed simply because they are small, even larger tumours low in the lung can be hard to see in front of the diaphram, or they can be obscured behind bone or heart. I had a clear chest x-ray a month ago but am having a chest ct scan next week as worrying symptoms persist. 

    • longseason longseason kay19801

      loss of appetite

      intermittent cough which is sometimes quite bad

      vague non-specific back and rib pain

      you have had a cough for 15 months now so you're probably fine, especially if thats your only symptom

    • kay19801 kay19801 longseason

      How long have you had your symptoms?

      I started with a cough last year this time and it went now its back with throat tightness and wheezing, I am going for lung functions tests next week.

      have you had any blood tests so far? I had back pain for weeks on end....

    • kay19801 kay19801 longseason

      So strange, I had my bloods done end Dec and they were fine but it was taken for a change in meds, I have re-done them yesterday, hoping they are all ok.....im so anxious as to what the issue is!

      How old are you? I am 36 and a former smoker (stopped 9 weeks ago) was smoking on/off for 18 years, but more on.......hence the nervousness!

    • longseason longseason kay19801

      well blood tests don't normally show up any cancer redflags unless it's a specific tastse for specific cancers.though  sounds to me like you're cough and wheezing might be consitent with asthma maybe? I'm actually only 26 but was a heavy smoker at university, I too am very worried

    • kay19801 kay19801 longseason

      Yup I know its the persistent cough that is making me very anxious! 

      Bloods tests dont but they are a good indication to a GP how your body is functioning ie white blood cells etc.. - l think they will send me for a chest ct scan also.....very scared they find cancer!

    • longseason longseason kay19801

      I had blood tests today, too. I almost feel like this time they will flag something up, calcium in the blood perhaps. I was due to have a lung function test next month but just going right ahead with a scan now instead. And thank you, If it's not cancer it's something masquerading as cancer.

    • kay19801 kay19801 longseason

      What test do they run to check for calcuim in the blood? I think they just look at calcium levels. Have you had a FBC/CBC?

      Sorry I am having the lung function tests next week. I will probably end up going for the chest ct scan too if these tests prove anything worrying. 

    • kay19801 kay19801 longseason

      Hi there

      Any further with your tests?

      I had my lung function tests and it was normal, no asthma or COPD - so DR has given me steroid nasal spray.......dont know how much more I can take!

    • longseason longseason kay19801

      Hi, I couldn't have the CT scan in the end because apparently there was a misunderstanding with my GP and she only meant for to have a CT scan if the blood tests I had around the time of seeing her abormal, which unsurprisngly they didn't. I think it's ridiculous as blood tests aren't likely to flag up anything for lung cancer anyway, gps often tend to be quite ignorant about particularl illnesses, if I'm honest. I had a 2nd x-ray on wednesday though, doubt anything has rang any alarms as have not heard anything since then, but I really don't rate x-ray for lung cancer detection anway. Will probs have to go private for a CT.

    • longseason longseason kay19801

      it's extremely rare but i have several symptoms that match it. the total loss of hunger is most worrying. is your cough productive or not? i don't cough often but several times a day my throat feels up with sputum and i have to bring it all up.

    • kay19801 kay19801 longseason

      When I stopped smoking 3months ago the cough produced brownish tinged sputum, now its just a dry cough and if I do get phlegm stuck in my throat (which is a daily occurence) its clear.

      Have you just got no appetite at all? I suppose that is making you loose weight now also? I have to clear my throat quite often & the feeling of being strangled and cold air sensation in my throat when I breathe in is the thing that bugs me the post its almost debilitating knowing that something is wrong and the GP is not talking me seriously....

      When I saw the GP last week, he told me quite matter of factly if a chest xray is clear (even though he admits it can be missed, but rarely), bloods are normal and there is no fatigue or feeling of being just generally unwell the likelihood of having lung cancer is nearly zero however he does not dismiss that things can be missed BUT they have to rule everything else out first. 

      I guess if these sprays do not work he will be taking more bloods and sending me for a MRI on my throat or chest - GREAT MORE WORRY!

    • longseason longseason kay19801

      I haven't lost any weight because I have been inactive lately and eat the food that as made for me anyway, without the feeling of hunger. I'll get confirmation of the x-ray next week which I suspect is normal and it would be unusual to have two clear x-rays, but I can't accept it as final as I just don't feel right at all. not saying i definitely have cancer but it warrants the most thorough investgation possible in my opinion

  • longseason longseason kay19801

    Hi i got my 2nd x-ray results today and it says I have slightly emphsematous lungs. rolleyes I'm not really sure what this means yet but my doctor said it's very unusual in someone my age, still no cancer lesion seen on the x-ray but now i'm thinking i i'm old enough to have emphysema then am i old enough to have lung cancer? i don't think loss of appetite is a symptom of emphysema......she has referred me to a lung specialist and this will result in a ct scan she said, which is good

    • kay19801 kay19801 longseason

      Hi there

      OK so why was nothing seen like that on the 1st xray???, you have not got lung cancer. My GP said its VERY rare for someone to have lung cancer (reasonable mass size) to not show on an xray, I am still coughing every night and actually my diaphram hurts from the coughing, I am going back and going to ask for another xray and to be referred to a lung specialist also.

      Are you not eating because you are worried?

      I think referring you is the best course of action, a ct scan will be good. I just KNOW this what mine will come to, my throat is scratchy and tight ALL DAY, EVERYDAY!!!

    • longseason longseason kay19801

      i have no idea why nothing showed was picked up on first x-ray, that is pretty strange, it was some hopsital and same equipment, guess the interpretor was more diligent. i know it does seem very unlikely now especially after 2 clear x-rays. and i am eating but i still just never get hungry which i find really weird. and no it's definitely physical not due just to anxiety. and that's a good idea they have to refer you  if you ask. as your lung function test is normal i guess you have no copd though, mine was slightly abormal which i had around the same time as the x-ray

    • kay19801 kay19801 longseason

      Ive had 2 xrays within a year also so i dont know whats going on!!

      I just cough during sleep and have a cold asthmatic inhaling sensation all day with a scratchy throat have had it for a year now its so frustrating.

      I hope you get some answers soon. I assume you dont smoke right? I used to and quit 3 months ago. I hope we both dont have what we dread!

    • kay19801 kay19801 longseason

      Yeah ive quit and have no desire to smoke again due to my anxiety of it causing lung cancer!

      Dr has given me steroid nasal spray now and wants to see me again in 3 weeks after ive used it for a while, currently, its not working. I have an asthma pump and when i feel a blocked sound in my theoat which sounds just like asthma the pump takes the feeling away BUT the spirometer tests were 100% normal! Its so baffling to me and i think to the GP's.

      When will your appointment come through for the lung specialist? What made it your chest? Did you cough etc?.....

    • longseason longseason kay19801

      they said it will be a few weeks.

      'what made it your chest?' as i say i have had an intermittent cough and rib pain for a while now, but the loss of appetite has been most worrying as that's a common symptom of lung cancer. but she's referring me to a specialist now because of the suspected mild emphysema from the 2nd x-ray

    • longseason longseason kay19801

      the pulmonologist reviwed my x-ray and has decided i in fact don't have emphysema after all so my appointment has cancelled.  real bummer as that was my ticket to get a chest ct to rule out lung cancer. i;ve been feeling really bad last couple of days so i have been lent the money from family to fund a private chest ct. you'd think 2 x-rays would show up lung cancer but i've read stories online of it missing it often rolleyes

    • kay19801 kay19801 longseason

      Oh no! Good news about the 2nd pair of eyes on the xray BUT how can the radiologist be wrong also its scary? I would not fund the ct scan privately though, i would insist that they send you as this would be the next step.

      I really hope you ok. Im going back next week

    • kay19801 kay19801 longseason

      That is really sad, why can they not just get it done for you and then they would all know and esp you would know what is going on...

      I guess you would need a referral to get a private CT scan?

    • kurt19299 kurt19299 kay19801

      I had a ct scan done earlier this year which was all within normal aswell as multiple chest x-rays.. just had another x-ray yesterday. The only reason i got a ct scan was due to seeing a Haematologist for enlarged lymph nodes in my neck and he wanted to see if there was any others, i have been prescribed 2 puffers now which dont seem to help with breathing at all

    • kay19801 kay19801 kurt19299

      I am still struggling - I now have muscle aches every single day esp in the upper back and left rib muscle....this is all very worrying....

      My throat feels scratchy like when you accidentally inhale deodorant and you get the instant tickle that actually makes your eyes water...thats what mine feels like...

      My GP said that if the steroid nasal spray and reflux PPI meds do not ease the cough he will be referring me to a lung specialist for further investigation, I am petrified this is a potential lung cancer

    • kay19801 kay19801 longseason

      I feel exactly the same way, I have had 2 chest xrays in last 14 months with the same symptoms for the whole 14 months, Dr's are now saying I have a possible post nasal drip and reflux.....what a load of rubbish...I thought I would give the steroid nasal spray a go but I am still coughing during the night.......at a loss and AGAIN going back to the GP next week!

      I have also noticed that my white blood cell count was 6.2 back in January 2016 - now April 2017 it is 7.56...........not right, surely.....

    • KPips KPips kay19801

      Hey. I gave up smoking over 3 yrs ago and ended up with a terrible cough for bloody ages. It's your body's way of starting to deal with nice clean air for a change smile

      And a cough is not always a sign of lung cancer. My mam was diagnosed out of the blue last year with no cough and her bloods were fine. She had weakness in her legs which prompted her to go to the doctors for months on end as they kept fobbing her off.

    • kay19801 kay19801 KPips

      Hi there

      Thanks for responding. The nightly cough wakes me from my sleep and its getting to me now! I am scared and worried that this could be lung cancer and everyone is just fobbing me off also!

      I am back at the dr tomorrow (a different one) and see where we go from here!

  • kurt19299 kurt19299 kay19801

    Any news yet?

    • kay19801 kay19801 kurt19299

      Hi there

      Went to the dr again. He said its most likely acid reflux and increased my dosage of reflux meds. I have picked up loads of weight since this coughing started so the two he said could be linked. He wants to see me in 6 weeks time to check on the cough and if it hasnt left me or get better he will refer me to the respiratory unit at the hospital for further investigation i.e ct scans etc.

      I mentioned lung cancer and he said if it was i would be quite ill by now considering its nearly 6 months. Symptoms of lung cancer normally show when its advanced in most cases and i would have considerably more symptoms ie weight loss, fatigue, appetite loss, abnormal blood work.

      I shall wait and see. How are your symptoms doing?

    • kurt19299 kurt19299 kay19801

      I was told reflux to cause i do actually have it haha the meds help with it and im glad to hear your getting somewhere with this!

      Still no luck for me unfortunately, had another xray and more bloods from the specialist which are all normal. Doc is just putting it all down to anxiety as usual. From the first time i fell ill and went to the doctor in august last year i weighed 75kg and am now around 71kg so he says if it was cancer i would have lost more than that by now.. although i was around 66 when i was feeling really unwell due to not eating and what not. Just gotta keep going back and getting things checked up i guess

    • kay19801 kay19801 kurt19299

      I agree with your Dr that weight loss is not to be concerned about but I know its worrying.

      Im not convinced its reflux i have as the throat is scratchy even throughout the day now making me cough, its in my throat not my lungs, thats how it feels to me. My airway feels blocked most days and then its a horrible scratch feeling in my throat, this is possibly what its like when im sleeping also!

      Just hope its not what i dread i think of it every day!

    • kurt19299 kurt19299 kay19801

      Its everything else that has been going on that worries me. Just keep up the reflux meds and see if they work.. also try drinking a couple of hot beverages throught out the day like tea or coffee

    • kay19801 kay19801 kurt19299

      I will do thank you smile

      I am so convinced now that I am more fatigued......another symptom of the dreaded C word......do you ever think when is this really going to end? It rules my life....

    • kurt19299 kurt19299 kay19801

      Have they checked your airways or your throat at all? Yeh the fatigue sucks! I think to myself everyday that i wish i felt 100% haha im always feeling nauseous aswell that makes it worse

    • kay19801 kay19801 kurt19299

      Well I have a camera down my nose and throat last year and that was clear, and my airways well no they havent would you need a broncoscopy for that?

      Another worrying symptom for the last 4 weeks now is pain on my left like back pain but my my ribs every single day feels like a muscular pull so not sure if this is my spleen now or now or indeed some tumor pressing from the lung!

    • kurt19299 kurt19299 kay19801

      Yeh one down the throat to check it and your stomach.. i havent had a bronchiscopy either..

      oh tell me about! I get that pain all the time for months now! Doctor is putting it down to muscles to haha

    • kay19801 kay19801 kurt19299

      The left sided back pain is driving me nuts. I am the the point now where i am not sleeping as too afraid to sad

      Jeez wtf is going on with us!! I am demanding a referral to respiratory to investigate as something is clearly not right

      Im seeing a chiropractor on Monday and they take xrays of your back so ill find out if there is anything visible on the ribs or spine

    • kurt19299 kurt19299 kay19801

      Yeh i went to a chiropractor and all they would do was realign my hips due to the symptoms i have been having they were a bit worried if they would make it worse..

      i have been getting pains inbetween my shoulder blades like in the middle as well as chest pains. Tried to play football today and nearly passed out i was getting that dizzy and my heart was racing that fast

    • kay19801 kay19801 kurt19299

      I hope we get answers soon!!!!

      I am literally going on Monday to the chiro and hopefully they will take an xray of my back and see wtf is happening....I will keep you posted....

      are you going back to your doctor?

    • kay19801 kay19801 kurt19299

      I went to the dr i stead. He said my left side is tense on my back and i have most likely pulled a muscle. Given me diazepam for relaxing my muscles. The pain is now every morning on the left side by my ribs it does feel muscular. Not sure about the cough anymore if im doing it during the night or not

    • kurt19299 kurt19299 kay19801

      well thats good to hear i guess, maybe try seeing a massage therapist or something like that for their opinion?

      Oh so has the chest and coughing worries gone away? Ive just come down with another chest infection -.-

    • kay19801 kay19801 kurt19299

      I guess so its still a worry though!

      Im not if the cough during the sleep has gone but yesterday I had to use my inhaler as was feeling very wheezy again and scratchy throat so I used it and felt the wheeze go but the scratchy throat persists its so weird!!

      Im going back on the 16th to catch up with the dr about my chest/throat see what we do from here! Ideally I would like to be referred to respiratory so they can check if anything is going on as the symptoms are not gone

      How are you feeling?

    • kay19801 kay19801 kurt19299

      Im pleased you have been referred. Im going back Friday and requesting to be referred for a ct scan of my theoat or lungs i cant handle this anxiety and feeling in my theoat any longer or rib pain!

    • kay19801 kay19801 kurt19299

      Thats it. I had the throat symptoms yesterday but my rib was ok and back, today my back is aching only when i sit and the throat symptoms are gone, its so bizarre i cant explain this anymore. Going to the dr again soon and im just going to ask him to refer me for a once and for all specialist advise!

    • kay19801 kay19801 kurt19299

      Hi there

      No can only get an appointment on Jul 4th, more stress!

      Was your lung function tests normal? Tests on your heart......mmmm never thought about that, I am going back and want to be referred ASAP

    • kurt19299 kurt19299 kay19801

      Yeh thats the day i go for my heart tests haha

      Yeh the doctor said my lung function tests were within the normal even though the machine made me do it 8 times cause apparently 3 werent close enough to the same

      What did the dr say when you went to them?

    • kay19801 kay19801 kurt19299

      No way coincidence or what lol

      Well I did spirometery with reversability test and mine where the same before the inhaler and after maybe just a little more change after the inhaler so that was a warrant that I do not have copd or asthma.

      I was coughing myself awake last night again (seems to have started again) I had the fan on all night so not sure if dry air is making my throat irratated. I just need some specialist to sort this crap out once and for all I am sick of coughing and worrying.

      How are you feeling

    • kurt19299 kurt19299 kay19801

      Well thats a good sign! I should probably get a test like that too see if i have copd..

      Yeh it could be the dry air or something irritating your throat and chest.

      Still feeling crap to be honest haha pains everywhere honestly and cramping in my arms hand and legs

    • kay19801 kay19801 kurt19299

      Your lung function test should be with reversability to be honest to check for asthma.

      I am hoping its dry air irritating my throat, I was struggling all day yesterday with a constant tight band feeling over my throat it was hurrendous, I took two puffs of my inhaler and got relief, how strange!

      Pains? Like electric shock pains as I get these in my legs!

    • kurt19299 kurt19299 kay19801

      I just blew down a tube 8 times.. no puffer or anything. I do have one though but dont get much relief from it.. i do smoke though.

      Yeh i have like constant pains around my feet and what not and get like shock type pains

    • kay19801 kay19801 kurt19299

      You dont cough or anything like that do you like me? I used to smoke, quit 5 months ago after 16 years of smoking and pleased I stopped, wont preach to you as you know the effects of smoking smile

      I get the same shock type pains in my right leg and have to literally hold my leg just to try stop it every now and then, my right leg also aches to stand on it after I have been driving its so weird...

    • kurt19299 kurt19299 kay19801

      Yeh i cough like a trooper lately and have had multiple chesty infections over the past year.. i tried to quit last august and got sick and it has been downhill from there haha

      Yeh my legs ache just standing up to

  • kurt19299 kurt19299 kay19801

    May even go back to the dr later this week and see if its possible to get a follow up ct scan just to rule it out once and for all cause the worry and anxiety is driving me nuts

    • kay19801 kay19801 kurt19299

      I really cannot handle the anxiety anymore, I have even increased the anxiety meds since all this kicked off! My throat is scratchy making me cough its so f*&*ing annoying and makes my anxiety so bad! I need a ct scan I really do as convinced its a tumor in my lung somewhere!

    • kurt19299 kurt19299 kay19801

      What meds are you taking? I havnt been using mine. But im getting alot of angina chest pain and tightness in my left arm lately.. go back and request one and just say you need it for peace of mind so you can stop stressing.. im going to ask for another aswell

    • kay19801 kay19801 kurt19299

      I am on lanzaprosole twice a day, I have my ventolin inhaler (which I have had to take two puffs this morning as my throat was feeling so tight it felt like I was not getting enough air), now pins and needles in my right hand lately also when I am using it....Really fed up.....I am asking for a ct scan when I see him next week, cant take this anymore! - what meds have you been given>?

    • kurt19299 kurt19299 kay19801

      Yeh definitely make sure you dont leave without that refferal for a ct scsn!!

      I have nexium and a seritide inhaler and valium tablets..

      And to make my matters worse i gotta get 2 wisdom teeth out tomorrow hahaha

    • kay19801 kay19801 kurt19299

      Hi there

      Sorry for the delay in responding was in A&E all of yesterday with another cropped up swelling in my leg! I suffer with DVT's and clots in my lungs and I am on life long blood thinners. They checked for clots and they did a full blood count which came back normal, they said I have water retention but need to see my GP if the swelling does not go down so thats another freaking me out situation.

      So here is a scenario for you, I have noticed my white blood cell count is apidly rising, in Dec 2016 it was 7.1 (the range is normal when it falls between 4-10.5) - yesterday the result was 8.9! So that makes me think my body is making more white cells to fight something ie cancer now....this is never ending for me. Woke up coughing again last night....

    • kurt19299 kurt19299 kay19801

      Oh wow thats no good!! About the white blood cells it could definitely be infection or inflammatory related so the swelling in your legs could do that.. but id recommend asking for that ct scan! Also ask for some throat swabs cause you could have a mild infection there or inflammation

    • kay19801 kay19801 kurt19299

      Hi there

      Went to the Dr AGAIN yesterday lol, she is sending me for a scan on my leg she thinks is a fluid build up from a knee problem I have been having for a while so will wait for that. I asked about my white bloods cell count and she said its normal, they fluctuate but if they increase and stay increased over the normal count ie over 11 count for a few times then they will worry and get some additional tests done. She said stress has a major impact on wbc counts and the ventolin inhaler and diazapam I used a day before the test could have impacted the count. She said I need to see my GP next week for the cough and he will most likely do another set of bloods

    • kurt19299 kurt19299 kay19801

      Well thats great to hear! I hope you get some answers soon. I went back to the dr yesterday aswell haha a lymph node in my neck has gotten a little bigger in the past 8 months but he said its nothing to worry about cause it isnt hard and the amount of growth over that time isnt worrying.. i have to see the cardiologist on tuesday and go from there. He said we would do another ct scan once those results are back jusg for peice of mind cause all the stress and anxiety isnt doing me any favours

    • kay19801 kay19801 kurt19299

      Seriously had to use my inhaler again last night, just feel so restricted with breathing, is this in my mind? I really do not know which way to turn anymore, plus the breakdown of the bloods including Liver tests were returned yesterday to my Dr from emergency and I see my Liver functions tests were slightly off also......I GIVE UP!!!

    • kurt19299 kurt19299 kay19801

      I had a couple of odd blood results and live results awhile back to but eveeything is within the normal now.. do you take reflux medication or anything like that? Because my dr said thats why the tests were odd

    • kay19801 kay19801 kurt19299

      HI there

      Yes mine were all in the normal in March (Liver tests) now they are out but like .4% they marked it as satisfactory. My white blood cells is what is worrying me right now (still normal, for now) but in the higher normal....the readings should be between (4-11) mine was 7.2 in March and now in June 8.9 - so rising for some reason, its a real worry is it not? I am back at the Dr Wednesday so hopefully he can refer me to respiratory and sort this bloody issue out! Yes I take Lanzaprozole - high dose of 60mg a day

    • kay19801 kay19801 kurt19299

      Yeah I have stopped the lanzaprozole now and it clearly is not working and I have stopped my anxiety tablets as they are clearly not wokring either, seeing him tomorrow morning at 08.30am and will very kindly yet forcefully request a referral to respiratory services!

    • kurt19299 kurt19299 kay19801

      Oh okay let me know how that goes! I sseen the cardiologist yesterday and will be seeing my dr next week for results and if they dont show anything im literally at a loss to whats going on

    • kay19801 kay19801 kurt19299

      Hi

      Dr has given me a steroid inhaler to use for 6 weeks. I had to do a peak flow meter test and i scored 400ml its low so that he said is indicative of asthma. He said he wants to try this preventer inhaler first before he refers me, he said he will refer me if this inhaler doesnt work as he says he will be at a loss. As for the big C he is assured its highly unlikely in my case and if he thought it was or a suspect of it i would have been referred way before now. I asked him about the wbc and he said its normal to rise and rise and then drop. Its medication, hydration, food, slight infection. He even said exczema can cause a rise and i have that quite bad so can inhalers and anti anxiety plus reflux tablets , has he reassured me, not sure but i have to give this inhaler a go for the full 6 weeks. How are you feeling?

    • kay19801 kay19801 kurt19299

      I am really not confident at all I still feel they are missing something with me and a part of me is saying I need to say to them 'I am dying' it is really affecting me to the point where I cannot function anymore

    • kay19801 kay19801 kurt19299

      Its Ventolin (blue) & the brown preventer which I just started 2 days ago. This is really getting boring worrying like this all the time......fatigue is now becoming more frequent, another C symptom.....cant handle this anymore....its like a waiting game....

    • kurt19299 kurt19299 kay19801

      I have a seritide inhaler and a ventolin but they dont really help either..

      the worry is painfuk in itself isnt it!

      For the past couple of days i have had a bad pain in my upper abdomen under my sternum between the ribs and it worries me because of the pancreas.. family history of pancreatic issues..

    • kay19801 kay19801 kurt19299

      Woke at 3am this morning with acid in my voicebox. I coughed the house down! So now im thinking is this actually reflux again! Stopped my tablets but coughed with them too but didnt feel the acid come up, this is mysterious! Im continuing with the brown inhaler for the duration and see what happens. All we can do its try the GP's suggestions. I have been gaining so much weight also its crazy! Have you mentioned the abdomen pain to the dr?

    • kurt19299 kurt19299 kay19801

      I get that alot but it doesnt wake me up.. yeh i have mentioned it before because it comes and goes but he just says its reflux.. have had a gastroscopy and colonoscopy which was all good so apparently nothing drastic going on down there apart from being borderline lactose intolerant

    • kay19801 kay19801 kurt19299

      Hi there 

      sorry for the delay in responding. 

      Throat is still the same, burning when I breathe in, coughing, wheezing, feeling I have to take deep breathes everytime just to feel satisfied, been on the preventer for 8 days and now improvement actually it feels worse! I am so fed up - back to the dr Tues! Not giving up!

      How are you feeling?

    • kay19801 kay19801 kurt19299

      I have just gone back today, this morning actually - he advised to stop the preventer inhaler, given me a highish dose of antihistamines and referred me to the Respiratory clinic at our main hospital as he is baffled and cant do anymore, so wait and see.

      How are you?

    • kurt19299 kurt19299 kay19801

      Oh well thats good atleast you will see a specialist! 

      I went last Thursday and they ran some more blood tests and had a look at recent xrays and they think i may have some sort of immune disorder like sjorgens or something similar

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