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British Thoracic Society Asthma Guidelines
What's your opinion of this theory for my tos?
Poorly controlled asthma>chest breathing>shortened scalenes>thoracic outlet syndrome
Unlike.y: But muscle anomalies, abnormal usage can cause constriction and symptoms. ...Read more
Trouble breathing for the last year. (Not asthma). Dr sent me to a GYN because she suspected Thoracic Endometriosis. GYN not concerned. Please help.
27/male - shortness of breath 6 months, upper back pain, intercoastal muscle knots, thoracic kyphosis, constant anxiety, allergies, asthma? Whatisit?
It may be: Inflammation form asthma nay cause a reactive airway disease manifestation of mucus/phlegm build up. Allergies, smoking, and possible infectious processes can also predispose one to phlegm production. If troublesome, seek medical attention for treatment options. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you have constant chest pains mostly on the left side and is asthma free what would be the cause?
Do doctors listen to a teen with asthmas chest longer than they listen to a teen without asthmas chest?
Auscultation: Dear hummus. If you are actually only 13, please remember that this site requires you to be at least 16 years old to ask questions yourself. Your parent can ask for you. How much goes into auscultating the lungs can depend on what the findings are. A physician would want to be especially thorough if there is a pulmonary complaint. One would try to listen to at least one respiratory cycle in. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes my chest pains?I have been gettin these chest pains for 3-4 years.Pain is very severe.I know it's not asthma.Lasts 5 min to 1hour
See a doc: If the chest pain is severe, you need to see a doctor. I suspect that this may be from an inflammation in the rib cage. If you have large breasts and do not wear a good supportive bra to support them, this may cause chest pain as well. However your description to nonspecific to venture a good guess. If you were much older, the list of potential causes gets much longer. ...Read more
Chest-PA View is normal, This is enough to confirm I don't have asthma issues? Else please share what tests need to done for the same please help
I am constantly ill, I have asthma and every 6 weeks i'm ill with something new. Especially what seems to be coughs, bronchitis, chest, what's wrong?
Several things: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chest pain right upper side sharp comes and goes have a patent formen ovale and asthma hurts every morning and sometimes in the afternoon hurts help?
See below: If your asthma is uncontrolled and you cough a lot, that may give you chest pain. Or, it may be due to a number of other unrelated things such as muscle strain or spasm, pleurisy, blood clots etc. Foramen ovale may contribute to heart failure. Get yourself checked if this does not resolve with a course of otc pain medicines and changing the position in which you sleep. ...Read more
See doctor....: if you are short of breath and your short-acting inhaler is not relieving your symptoms, you need to be seen by a doctor in an ER or urgent care center tonight! Asthma can get out of control very quickly and can be very serious. It sounds like you are having an asthma exacerbation that is not responding to your rescue inhaler so you need to go to the ER or urgent care center for treatment now. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get sharp pains in my upper left side of my chest sometimes and I do have asthma...Should this be something to worry about?
Not necessarily: Occasional sharp pains can be a stitch n the muscle. Hopefully you know your body well enough to know if it is related to your asthma. If it bothers you, discuss it with your doctor. Most of our aches and pains are minor issues. When something concerns you a visit to clear up things is very helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends...: A concave chest, also known as a pectus deformity, can cause diminished lung function if severe. Usually however, a pectus deformity does not contribute to an asthma attack. It would be helpful to have lung function evaluated before and during an episode to know what the difference is and whether further evaluation by a chest wall surgeon should be pursued. ...Read more