Lung nodules

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What is lung nodules?

A pulmonary nodule is a small, roundish growth on the lung, sometimes called a spot on the lung. Follow up and evaluation of lung nodules focuses on determining whether a pulmonary nodule is cancerous or benign.

Common symptoms reported by people with lung nodules

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for lung nodules

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Compare treatments taken by people with lung nodules

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Who has lung nodules on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 69 say lung nodules is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 3
30s 8
40s 29
50s 51
60s 58
70+ 29
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 3
40-49 years 12
50-59 years 8
60-69 years 7
70+ years 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 33
Female 149

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 94
Not Diagnosed 4

These charts show data from lung nodules patients who have completed their condition history
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