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why do my lungs feel like they are burning

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety, Stress: I understand your concern. ' lungs feel like they are burning' without trouble breathing are likely symptoms of anxiety due to stresses. Stresses o ... Read More
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Cold-induced asthma: You might be describing cold-induced asthma or bronchospasm, brought about by exposure to cold environment such as walk-in freezers or just going outs ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rumbyrt
31 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possibly asthma: Asthma is more of a problem 'getting air out' than getting air into the lungs. This is caused by the contraction of the muscles that surround the lun ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Call your doctor: Your medications might need to be switched.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Nerve problem: Caused by virus, sugar or problem in the spine. See your doctor for an exam.
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Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
21 years experience Pediatrics
They may be dry: If you are a new to breastfeeding your nipples may become raw and irritated until they "toughen up" during the process. Lanolin or your own milk can h ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Burning feet: Neuropathy ( damage to nerve ending) can cause burning sensation of feet , damage to the peroneal nerve can cause foot drop or sensation of heavyness ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Cohen
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Lots of: Possible reasons: carpal tunnel syndrome diabetic neuropathy cubital tunnel syndrome.... You need to see a neurologist.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Neuropathy: This is a form of neuropathy. You should visit a doctor for further work up.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Sutherland
42 years experience Gynecology
Hormones: Breast pain on both sides, which may feel like burning, is usually due to high hormone levels. This often happens before periods and may be exacerbat ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Redness?: Could be skin rash , inflammed cartilage or part of flushing on face. Inflammation of cartilage on both ears can be associated with inflammation. Redn ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Possibilities: Neuropathy, athletes foot. Are there any other symptoms: skin affected, worse in shoes or while in bed. If persistent, see podiatrist.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Neuropathy: Best to find out the etiology if possible.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience Family Medicine
Need clarification: Your lips hurt because it is dry or because you have an ulcer.If it is dry, use moisturizer.If it is an ulcer then you need to see a doctor
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Johnson
51 years experience Podiatry
Wear low heels.: Sounds like you may have plantar fasciitis and possibly a tight gastrocnemius muscle/tendon. Avoid going barefoot, wearing flip flops , or any flat ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
See derm: See dermatologist to get the right diagnosis and treatment.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Dryness: As long as the vision is fine and the eyes are minimally red with no discharge, then the most common cause for the feeling of 'burning' is dryness. G ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Farbman
25 years experience Neurology
? restless legs: If I am reading your question correctly, when you are lying down, your legs feel strange and keep you from getting you comfortable, yet when you start ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
20 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Sciatica?: Sometimes this can be a sign of lumbar spinal stenosis. Alternatively it can be a vascular cause from "poor circulation.".
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
16 years experience Podiatry
Affects a hormone: Alcohol can cause fluid retention in your hands and feet. Fluid tends to accumulate in your hands and feet because fluid travels downhill. When alcoho ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Swelling: Fluid retention can be associated with swelling in the legs. Usually starts from the feet and ankles. Shoes might feel tight. Socks and shoes may leav ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
? Neuropathy ?: See your physician to have this evaluated.

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