Thoughts for my brother

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  1. Babyblue5290

    Babyblue5290 Happy Meal. Yum.

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    I need some good thoughts sent my brothers way please.

    He went in to the doctors as he had big lumps on his chest that started hurting a bit. They did an x-ray, which they found the tumors on his lungs. Had him do a CT scan and my brother tells me "oh it's ok they are benign. :) " so I'm super relieved and happy.

    Then I get a message from him saying he just got his results in and the doctors won't give him a straight answer. He said he misunderstood what the doctors said and what they meant was not to worry as it was likely benign, but they needed to do further tests.

    So the CT results came in today and they won't say what it is, won't even make guesses for him. They scheduled him for an appt with a pulmonology specialist today :)yikes:) and an oncologist on Monday. His lung function is only 70% of what it should be, and they gave him an inhaler to see if it would improve and it helped only 1% increase.

    So now I'm freaking out. I was so excited it wasn't cancer and now there's a good possibility it is. I figure they wouldn't schedule him for a cancer and pulmonology specialist so immediately if it wasn't something bad, right?

    I'm just freaking out, and need some good thoughts. thanks!
     
  2. Toller_08

    Toller_08 Active Member

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    Oh no! Very scary. :-(

    I hope he will be ok and that they are just being proactive with the further testing.
     
  3. smkie

    smkie pointer/labrador/terrier Staff Member

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    Prayers and vibes for your brother. ((((HUGS)))) for you and all your worries.
     
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    That is scary. I hope it turns out to be nothing.
     
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    Major vibes!!
     
  7. Babyblue5290

    Babyblue5290 Happy Meal. Yum.

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    Thanks everyone.

    Apparently they rescheduled his oncologists appointment to tomorrow. :( He's still at the appointment for the pulmonoligist. It's so hard waiting to hear if everything is ok or not. :(

    Today has been such a horrible. The car accident, then my BF lost his wallet, then we locked ourselves out of my apartment, then my brother's stuff. I just want today to end already. :(
     
  8. sparks19

    sparks19 I'd rather be at Disney

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    I'm so sorry :(. Praying for him
     
  9. Laurelin

    Laurelin I'm All Ears

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    Definitely! Tons of vibes and prayers that it will all turn out clear.

    That sounds like a shitty day. :(
     
  10. meepitsmeagan

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    :( All the vibes.
     
  11. Snark

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    Sending lots and lots of vibes and hopes for a good outcome!
     
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    Super vibes for your brother!

    Hopefully it's one of those things where they ARE benign, but because of placement or whatever, they're being overly cautious.
     
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    Huge vibes for your brother and some peaceful ones for you. The waiting is the worst part :(
     
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    Sending lots of healing vibes for your brother.
     
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    huge healing vibes ! good luck
     
  16. AliciaD

    AliciaD On second thought...

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    Sending you and your brother vibes.
     
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    Sending vibes!!! Hope they are just being proactive.
     
  18. Babyblue5290

    Babyblue5290 Happy Meal. Yum.

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    Thanks for all the good thoughts!!! :hail:

    The good news is they do NOT believe it's cancer! ^_^ What is it? I have no idea. O_O They apparently want him to do some more tests, and then come in for another scan in a few months to make sure nothing's changed.

    But...yay! *happy dance* Thanks again for all the well wishes! This is a huge breath of relief! ^_^
     
  19. Barb04

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    I'm so glad to hear this.
     

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