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Constant need take deep breath, rattle/weeze, always yawn (unsuccessful), brownish balls of mucus when cough, tired, smoker scared! Tryin to qt copd?

Constant need take deep breath, rattle/weeze, always yawn (unsuccessful), brownish balls of mucus when cough, tired, smoker scared! Tryin to qt copd?

Could be: But it's easy to be evaluated. A history, physical examination, chest xray and pulmonary function tests (breathing into a spirometer which measures your ability to breathe) will determine if there is COPD and its extent. There are a variety of very effective treatments, but absolutely key is what you already know. You must quit smoking. There are a variety of new methods for smoking cessation. ...Read more

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What's best to use for a cough when I breath II can hear my lungs rattle?

What's best to use for a cough when I breath II can hear my lungs rattle?

See a doctor: The best option is to see a doctor and make sure it is not pneumonia which would require antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have broncitis. When I lay in my back my chest has a horrible rattle & I cough so bad I can't catch my breath. Is this a sign of pneumonia?

Probably not: But it would be judicious for you to go and be examined and if the doctor seeing you feels it necessary have an imaging study of your lungs. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I've had a rattle in my right lung for almost three years. It's mostly when I lay down. I also get short of breath easily. What is it?

I've had a rattle in my right lung for almost three years. It's mostly when I lay down. I also get short of breath easily. What is it?

SOB: Hi, I would suggest to see a doctor ASAP, you could have Asthma or other lung condition,
Do you get worse with cold air, exercise? Do you cough, any fever? where do you live (important for some fungus infections)?
Any swelling on your leg? ...Read more

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Pain in upper left abdomen. Upper abdomen turns blue throughout the day. Hear rattling noise in chest when take deep breath.

Pain in upper left abdomen. Upper abdomen turns blue throughout the day. Hear rattling noise in chest when take deep breath.

Mgt/follow up: You may have an infection of the lungs which sometimes can present as upper abdominal pain. If you are hearing rattling in the chest, a follow up visit is suggested with your doctor. Monitor your temperature and follow your asthma action plan.
A virtual consult may be scheduled to review your findings as well. ...Read more

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Periodically it feels like my chest is vibrating/rattling and my heart beat speeds up and beats very hard and shortness of breath. No pain.

ATRIAL FIBRILLATION?: IT LOOKS LIKE PALPITATION SECONDARY TO WHAT WE CALL YOUTH WEEKEND SYNDROME. BECAUSE IT HAPPENS FREQUENTLY IN YOUNG PEOPLE WHO DON'T SLEEP WELL, DRINK TOO MUCH CAFFEINE OR UNDER STRESS. I SUGGEST SEEING MD TO DO EKG. IF IT BECOMES CHRONIC, YOU NEED TO BE TAKING BLOOD THINNERS. SOME TIMES WE CAN CONVERT IT TO NORMAL RHYTHM BEFORE IT FORMS A CLOT. IT ALSO COULD BE SVT);THIS REQUIRES CARDIOLOGIST ...Read more

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Cough, fatigue, shortness breath (one flight of stairs +60% heart rate), wheezing/rattling right lung only, slight pains in left rib and right back?

Go get evaluated: If you are feeling so bad with wheezing and you can tell the side of rattling of lung, you could have a pneumonia. It is best for you to be evaluated, go to er or urgent care so you can be treated appropriately. ...Read more

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What causes swelling of neck vessels, rattling voice, inner ear discomfort and shortness of breath, which resolves with 20 mg of hydrocortisone daily?

What causes swelling of neck vessels, rattling voice, inner ear discomfort and shortness of breath, which resolves with 20 mg of hydrocortisone daily?

See ENT: The resolution of symptoms from hydrocortisone (are you sure that it is not prednisone?) suggests that this is from an inflammatory condition- however the dose of hydrocortisone is unlikely to be that effective in controlling inflammation. Do note that chronic use of cortisone may lead to a lot of severe side effects. Have you consulted an ENT whose practice focuses on the ears alone? ...Read more

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My 8 month breastfed baby seems happy but has a cough and I have been diagnosed with walking pneumonia. He has a rattle when we breathes. What to do?

My 8 month breastfed baby seems happy but has a cough and I have been diagnosed with walking pneumonia. He has a rattle when we breathes. What to do?

Talk to the doctor: Many infants cough. Most often, it comes from inhaling milk at least occasionally. Sometimes they catch germs, such as viruses, from a brother or sister or parent. Talk to your son's doctor to see what needs to be done, if anything. Be sure to wash your hands well and cover your coughs while you are sick. A rattle in the chest often means there is mucus in the lungs -- bronchitis or pneumonia. ...Read more

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Is ozone safe to breath?

Is ozone safe to breath?

Oxygen preferred: Two oxygen molecular (20% of air inhaled) oxygen is what we normally breath in. Triatomic molecule, trioxygen is ozone, which is blocked largely by protective ozone layer in atmosphere. Over time, there has been some loss of ozone layer, but still only makes up about 6 parts per million of the atmosphere. It is an oxidant and therefore damaging to respiratory system, prob above100 ppb. ...Read more

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How to get sweet breath?

How to get sweet breath?

Breath: I guess you mean "no odor breath". Try oral hygiene. ...Read more

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Why have I got eggy breath?

Why have I got eggy breath?

Sulfur: Food or medications with sulfur can give you that sensation of egg in your breath. ...Read more

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How to keep my breath fresh?

How to keep my breath fresh?

Prevent a bad breath: Halitosis, bad breath is caused by poor dental health, tooth decay and may be a sign of other health problems. Also the type of food you eat or other factors like smoking can effect your breath. Some mouthwashes or breath fresheners may actually worsen a bad breath problem by irritating oral tissue with their high alcohol content. Prevention is the key. ...Read more

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Do breath right strips work?

Do breath right strips work?

If the area of...: Obstruction is in the nasal valve they work very well. The nasal valve is the crease just above and lateral to the tip. It is the area that collapses when you sniff hard. ...Read more

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What is my wife's breath stink?

What is my wife's breath stink?

Breath stinks: The commonest cause of bad breath is gingivitis, you should consult your dentist and have that checked, there may be odour produsing bacteria in the mouth. Avoid certain foods like garlic and onions, smoking is another cause, and gastric esophageal reflux disease and stomach ailments can rarely cause bad breath. So start with the dentist and go from there. ...Read more

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I feel like I can't breath. Why?

I feel like I can't breath. Why?

More info: Hi, too many reasons for Shortens of Breath, w even don't know how old u r to take a guess base on ur age, please see ur PMD for evaluation. ...Read more

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Hard time taking in deep breath?

Hard time taking in deep breath?

Painful Breathing: Difficulty taking a deep breath can be caused by a variety of factors. For example, pleurisy inflames the lining of the lungs making deep breaths painful and difficult. Asthma and infections can also produce this symptom. Excessive abdominal bloating or gas can also contribute. ...Read more

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Awful breath! Can someone help me?

Awful breath! Can someone help me?

Get help: There are many causes of bad breath
gum infection blood in your mouth from your gums
periodontal disease with pockets which keeps food and the particles break down and the bacteria give off an acid waste product
tooth decay which also keep food particles
sinus drip into your mouth
side effects of medications
stomach problems
acid reflux from your stomach back into your mouth
so you see your dentis. ...Read more

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How to clean your breath properly?

How to clean your breath properly?

Proper oral hygeine: Cleaning and clearing your mouth properly is largely a matter of technique. Use only a very slight amount of toothpaste. It is very abrasive. Suds the top of the teeth first. Sweep to the back, sweep the bristles toward the tips move around to the front then otherside. Return on the inside. Then do the other arch the same way. Some say to floss your teeth next. Others like to brush in the shower. ...Read more

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How to know if your breath stinks?

How to know if your breath stinks?

You may not be: Aware if you have bad breath- so asking input from someone else can be helpful. Take care. ...Read more

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How might I get really good breath?

Dental exam: Most bad breath is due to dental abnormalities. You can do a short term cleanout with mouth washes but your dentist can identify deeper seater decay and gum line issues which contribute to bad breath. Be sure to brush at least twice per day. ...Read more

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I am a smoker and I am outta breath?

I am a smoker and I am outta breath?

Stop smoking: Smoking irritates your bronchial passages. It can cause spasm in the lungs making it difficult to breathe. It also increases mucus production clogging up the tiny bronchioles. Stop smoking to stop damaging your lungs further. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Is our breath normally good or bad?

Yes, sometime: Bad breath is also known as halitosis.
Concern about halitosis is estimated to be the third most frequent reason for people to seek dental care, following tooth decay and periodontal disease (gum disease), and about 20% of the general population are reported to suffer from it to some degree. ...Read more

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Why can't I take a fulfilling breath?

Why can't I take a fulfilling breath?

Asthma or Allergy: If you have tendency to react very strongly to environmental allergen, then you may be having bronchspasm and hypersecretion causing cough, shotmess of breath, wheezing. Rx albuterol like inhaler (relaxes the bronchi), antihistaminics if there is allergic symptoms. Steam inhalation will help sinus conjestion and thrby help you take deep fulfilling breath. Unless you are excercising, . ...Read more

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What can I do about bad morning breath?

What can I do about bad morning breath?

Oral Hygiene: Brush, scrape tongue, use good oral rinse, stop smoking, alleviate mouth breathing, use a humidifier, drink lots of water, and at last, see dentist or oral surgeon if not resolved and make sure your gums and teeth are in good repair. You may need a sleep study if you snore or gasp. Do you have a sinus infection? Is your mouth excessively dry? Tough problem. ...Read more