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Are There Lung Or Breathing Problems Associated With Graves Disease
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
Hi I have Graves' disease with various problems .. Eye disease also nd my sinuses are a real problem but I have chest pain green phlegm nd nausea ???
My Mom has Graves' disease, acute glaucoma & had 1/2 a lung removed to cancer. She is allergic to beta blockers. What else can she use for glaucoma?
Glaucoma: There are several medication classes beside beta blocker that can be used to treat glaucoma. Plus depending on the severity and how acute the symptoms your mother suffers from, treatment can vary. It is best to have you mom seen by a local Opthalmologist since untreated glaucoma can lead to blindness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the symptoms and treatment for neuroendocrine tumors in the lung? After testing for four months, i was diagnosed with graves disease last week. Tachycardia that averages 144, tremors, confusion/forgetfullness, weight loss, blurry vision, goiter,
Neuroendocrine tumor: Symptoms are of two manners. First is the tumor mass itself tends to cause pulmonary symptoms whereas the hormones released by the tumor can cause symptoms including diarrhea, flushing, and wheezing, may occur when the tumors produce excess amounts of serotonin. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
45 yr old woman with graves disease & I swell excessively as much as 30 lbs ! I don't eat salt, heart & kidneys fine & I have trouble breathing?
See your doctor: If the hyperthyroidism from graves' is severe, and has not yet been treated, it can cause heart failure, even in people with no heart problems otherwise. The heart failure can result in swelling and shortness of breath. Or the graves' and the swelling may be entirely unrelated. Only way to tell is a face-to-face visit with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
30yr f;hosp w/chest pain;diag w/hypertension & graves' disease;arterial blood ok, EKG ok, still have consistent chest pain on BP med;hr still high; y?
Not your heart.: Chest pain could be due to variety of things but not likely to be related to your heart. I suspect they told you that when you were discharged. Would make more sense to look at your esophagus / gerd and your chest wall / muscles / cartilage to find a source. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am having chest congestion, sore throat, nasal congestion. I have high blood pressure and graves disease.
Avoid decongestants: Because of your high blood pressure, try saline nasal wash and salt water gargles, rest and fluids, OTC meds that don't contain decongestants, if not bette, please see your doctor ...Read more
I have a knee surgery due soon. Should I get the chest X-ray before the knee surgery? I have no history of heart, lung, or breathing problems.
After getting cured frm PTB should I conceive? I hv fibrotic element on my upper lung.During pregnancy will breathing problems start?
Breathing: Depends on patient's overall condition - discuss with your doctor. ...Read more