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Bruised Lung Symptoms
Pulmonary contusion : Pulmonary contusion is usually caused from blunt trauma to the chest or the thoracic cavity, such as during a high impact car accident. The symptoms can range from short lived chest pain and shortness of breath to more serious conditions which would possibly require an emergency trauma surgical consultation. ...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
Sounds like more: Than can be sorted out in 400 characters. Need a visit with your doc for a complete history and exam. ...Read more
Symptoms: random bruising, chest pain, dilated pupils in the morning, eyelashes falling out, passing out. What could this be?
I have some symptoms i'd like to ask about including headaches, fatigue, dizziness, back pains, random bruises, coughing, infections and chest pains. What could be theproblem?
Are chest pains, mysterious weight loss, hair loss, easy bruising, coldness, haemoptysis, fainting all symptoms of haemoptysis?
I do not understand?: The upper parts of your lungs hurt, you referring to the bony structures or to the lungs per say. If you referring to the shoulders area that could from a lot sores, neck problems, long hours on the computer and other. If you referring to. ...Read more
If someone has a bruised lung from car wreck and sent home from hosp, how bad is it if their o2 sat is 80percent while on 30 percent oxygen?
It may.: Possibly, depending upon the density.Get a more detailed answer ›
I took a tumble off my bike landing on my face. I now have a week later some discomfort when I cough in my chest. Could I have bruised my lung?
I came out of hospital a month ago from a car accident, i had bruised and crushed and lungs and a bruised chest, im 18, fairly healthy, can i drink?
In moderation : It should be fine to have some alcoholic beverages, as long as it is in moderation. Don't go overboard. Hope this helps! ...Read more
My husband has a bruise on his lower left side of stomach, he is on blood thinners, and sereflo for his lungs, should I be concerned about the bruise?
Blood thinners: make bruising easier. Please have your husband see his doctor who may see this as normal or may adjust his medication. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Broken rib, bruised lung. Prescribed Percocet & Methocarbamol. Should I take together or alternate? Time intervals?
Discuss w/ Dr: The Dr who prescribed is the right one to provide these directions as well as other questions you may have about side effects and effectiveness - what to do and what to avoid in detail. I hope it heals well! ...Read more
I have what looks like a bruise on my leg, slightly raised. I am also being treated for blood clots in my lungs so could this be a clot too? No rednes
Need to examine: It is more likely to be a hematoma due to your being anticoagulants. It would be prudent to consult your doctor next time you see her/him. Wish you good health!. ...Read more
My pain is in my left lung sharp and taking my breath away also under my left breast it also feels very bruised to try and lie on but it isn't ?
Pleuritis/Pleurisy: Pleurisy or pleuritis is inflammation of lining of lung (pleura) which causes sharp pain w/breathing. Go see your family doc to find out cause & get treated. Anti-inflammatories might help if you don't have contraindications (reasons not to take something). Check out http://www.Webmd.Com/lung/understanding-pleurisy-basics for more info. ...Read more
Respond asap please! what causes unexpected bruises on your abdomen? It's on my left side under my breast area(lung)& its slightly painful. Worried
Take it easy: You sound panicked an i would urge you to take a deep breath. There is no way to diagnose what it is without a workup and physical. However if you are very concerned or are having other symptoms like pain or shortness of breath go to the er. ...Read more
Hi. Last night I fell down 15 carpeted steps on hip. Severely bruised, Very swollen, history of blood clot in lung when pregnant. Should I worry?
My colleague tapped strongly on my left shoulder blade.There are some bruises/pain there and I've had a lot of shortness of breath.Lung/heart problem?
"Tap"? W/hammer?: Caused bruising? Something doesn't line up. Not likely heart issue, but could be orthopedic or lung, depending on your specific health issues/meds and what a "tap" is that can cause bruising. Should see your Dr or an Urgent Care for exam and x-ray -or- go to ER if shortness of breath prominent. Good luck. ...Read more