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I recently had some lung biopsies done as I have

I recently had some lung biopsies done as I have had repeated bouts of pneumonia over the last year. I see my surgeon in a couple of days for the results but no one has called me if they found anything. My surgeon showed me the cat scan of my lungs; the cat scan show my lungs were inflamed, this is why we did the biopsies. The surgeon showed me some spots on my lung and he said this is what they called ground glass. I forgot to ask what that means. A man at our church today said my symptoms sounded like his now deceased business partner illness that they finally diagnosed as Wegeners Disease but it was too late for him. My friend said that he knows three men that have died from this disease as they they just weren't diagnosed properly. I will talk to my surgeon and my lung specialist about this as I will see both of them this week.
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Thu, 1 Nov 2018
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