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Air In Right Lung
My left lung comes out considerably more than the right when I breathe. It's like my right lung doesn't take any air. Why does this happen to me? Help
Hard to say: Your perception may be right but the cause may be structural. Some people have a rib cage that stands out more on side than the other based on how the vertebrae in your back line up. In any case, you can have this sorted out during a visit with your doc. ...Read more
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
I work in school 3-5 year old childrenand I never stop while I am at work. My right lung collapsed and they removed 1000 ml of air. When should return?
When...: When you have no breathing difficulty and your doctor says it is ok. ...Read more
I'm 54 days post PE right lung has been aching almost a week dr says im moving air and symptoms linger tylenol (acetaminophen) doesn't help so how do I kno its not new?
Wedge resection right lung 1/15/15. Still have chest tube in due to small air leak. Painful barking cough just started. What is it?
Nonspecific: Could be a normal reaction from the breathing tube you had during the surgery. Could also be an upper respiratory infection. Other than causing pain at the incision site, its probably not dangerous. Ask your doctor when he/she is making rounds, or at your next visit. Can try some cough suppressant in he mean time. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Was prescribed Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) yesterday for 7days right lung not taking in as much air as my left, fine otherwise should I rest or can I go for a run?
Diagnosis: Without knowing what you are being treated for it is impossible to advise you, but in general if you are having any difficulty in breathing intense exercise is not a great idea. Contact the doctor who treated you, tell them what is going on and see what they say. ...Read more
The top 1/3 right lung removed 9 days ago. Leaking air and has min. Drainage. No emphysema and growth not cancer. How much longer on drain tube?
I am worried I have copd or heart disease. Spyrometry, chest xray, treadmill tests all normal-strong. 10 pack year smoker, 2+ years quit. Have mild shortness of breath, recurring right lung pain (not chest), mild air hunger, tested for sleep apnea, will f
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Does not make sense.
Heavy smoker, SOB, and supernormal spirometry? Do you have an oximetry?
1. Repeat the test (spirometry)
2. Do a MRI of chest, rule out mesothelioma (early), or any type of infection.
3. What is your BMI?
4. You should have a cardiologist and a pulmonologist and put all together.
Symptoms usually correlate with tests. ...Read more
Right sided CP:
If the pain is of a sudden onset associated with shortness of breath, I would recommend you to seek immediate medical attention since this be a blood clot in the lung.
If the pain is associated with fever and cough, then it is possibly related to pneumonia.
Some of the lung tumors present with chest pain due to nerve infiltration. If all the tests including ct chest are negative then? Pleurisy. ...Read more
Depends: The term shadow is a non-specific description of a lung finding, and you should get further testing to determine a more definitive diagnosis of the "shadow." best wishes. ...Read more
Pain inside the lung: See u pcp for physical exam and work up, good luck. ...Read more
Having bad sharp tightening pain in middle bottom of chest spreading in right lung off nd on for 6 days what is it should I get seen?
Yes, see your doctor: Questions I would ask you are: do you feel short of breath with this? Is the pain worse with breathing, coughing or laying down? Do you have a fever? Had you done some virgorous or different physical activity prior to the onset of your symptoms? Do you have any chronic health conditions (asthma, connective tissue disorders, coagulation problems)? Do you smoke cigarettes? Are you overweight? ...Read more
Okay so a year ago they found atiny small noduile in my right lung, now I'm have a little bit of pain in my right lung can you please tell me what is?
Call your doctor: And discuss it with them since they have all ypour information. There is no way we can guess over the internet. ...Read more
Vibration: Usually this is caused by air blowing through mucus but occasionally can be caused by friction from the pleura rubbing ...Read more
Pleurisy or other dx: Pain with breathing is called 'pleuritic pain'. Pleurisy or pneumonia can cause inflammation of the 'lung lining' so it is important to distinguish these 2 causes. Pneumonia usually has other symptoms: cough/fever/fatigue/short of breath. A chest xray can help make the diagnosis. The treatment for pleurisy is 'anti-inflammatories' (nsaids) such as aleve (naproxen). Hope you are better soon! ...Read more
Multiple causes: It's hard to tell without seeng the chest x-ray. If your pediatrician can't help, get a referral to ped. Pulmonologist. ...Read more
Good idea: The only way to know the significance of the xray findings is to see your doctor and get evaluated. ...Read more
When I lay down my right lung area hurts like its heavy but when I sit up its fine, how do I fix this?
See your: Physician or go to the ER or a walk in clinic. Have them check it out. Don't put this off. ...Read more
Have sharp pain middle right lung area for 5 days off nd on what is it should I get seen? Hurt really bad
I'm not sick, I don't have a cough however my right lung feels heavy and full but only when I'm laying down in bed... Help?
See to see MD: It's difficult to ascribe a cause for that symptom. The only way to get an answer is to see your physician for an exam and a chest X-ray. ...Read more
I have had a continuous right lung pain that hurts more the deeper I breathe all day. Also, it becomes more painful when laying down.
Sharp pain in the lower right side of my right lung like a knot, and it can happen randomly, I am a non smoker and no one in my family does?
Probably not lung: Pain where you're describing and how you're describing is more likely a referred pain meaning that even though you may think it's 'in' your lung because it's in that vicinity actually, it is coming from another structure which could be either there or close by. In this case, musculoskeletal is most likely. However, do seek out help if it doesn't clear in short order. ...Read more
Should I be worried about the spot on my right lung that I've had for quite some time but now it's increasing in size tremendously answer asap?
I can feel my right lung pressing slightly against my ribs and it hurts a little. Sudden onset after wake, is it something to be worried about?
Doctor should check: One possibility is symptoms of partial pneumothorax (collapsed lung). Symptoms may include sharp chest pains (especially with breathing), a dry cough, and shortness of breath. If the leaked air is compressing the lungs and heart, it is a tension pneumothorax and symptoms may include a very anxious looking person with trouble breathing or talking, swollen veins in the neck, & bluish skin color. ...Read more