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Pulmonary Function Test (Definition)

Pulmonary function tests is a term used to describe a group of tests done to determine lung function. Spirometry measures the amount of air that can be taken in as well as the flow rate of forcefully exhaled air . A graph is generated and can be used to determine lung function. Likewise lung volumes and diffusing capacity determine the capacity as well as ...Read more


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After spirometry i coughed phlegm/ pecks of blood. Feel burning sensation in chest. No chest issues before-symptoms of collapsed lungs?

After spirometry i coughed phlegm/ pecks of blood. Feel burning sensation in chest. No chest issues before-symptoms of collapsed lungs?

Why the spirometry?: Please discuss these concerns with the physician who ordered spirometry. Spirometry may trigger coughing and labored breathing in patients that have active asthma but not in patients with controlled asthma or normal lungs. Spirometry does not cause collapsed lungs. Coughing up phlegm & blood are not symptoms of a collapsed lung. Something else is going on. ...Read more

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What could cause pain, pressure and burning in my chest and pressure near my ears?

What could cause pain, pressure and burning in my chest and pressure near my ears?

Pain: If yo have a fever may be a virus. If not may be allergic. Suggest you check it out with your doctor. If bad enough do it today ...Read more

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I have a tight chest with burning pain and benching helps relieve the pressure but caused intermittent upper back pain. This is most intense at night.

I have a tight chest with burning pain and benching helps relieve the pressure but caused intermittent upper back pain. This is most intense at night.

How old are you? : First of all if you are having chest pain why are you benching? Then your back hurts. Well I would suggest you stop the benching to stop the back pain see a doctor for further evaluation of the chest pain ...Read more

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I have stomach burning it might be H.Pylori I am getting tested soon.Can this cause trouble breathing? I am feeling pressure in my chest

I have stomach burning it might be H.Pylori I am getting tested soon.Can this cause trouble breathing? I am feeling pressure in my chest

GERD: Gastroesophageal reflux can cause chronic cough and sometimes asthma like symptoms. Finish your course of H Pylori treatment and see if it gives you relief. If persistent you may need to be checked for GERD (gastroesophageal reflux) and treated appropriately. ...Read more

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What can cause chest congestion up to throat, back and chest pains at once, burning sensation and sweats, pressure in left armpit?

Many symptoms: Please see and get an appointment to your doctor as soon as possible. If there is a big delay, please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. Hope all goes well! ...Read more

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What does burning chest pressure mean ?

What does burning chest pressure mean ?

Burning CP: If you have burning chest pain it is likely to be due to acid reflux or esophagitis. Recommend checking with your doctor. ...Read more

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3 weeks slight chest pressure/burning. Not constant but lasts a few hours. No other symptoms. Heart related? I have history of reflux. Age 34.

3 weeks slight chest pressure/burning. Not constant but lasts a few hours. No other symptoms. Heart related? I have history of reflux. Age 34.

See details: This sounds like reflux but see a doctor to be sure and also to start taking something on a regular basis for the reflux. ...Read more

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Spirometry (Definition)

A spirometry is a measurement of velocity (speed) of air coming in & out of the lungs which equals the diameter of the airways. This an indirect measument of the lung function diffeent patterns are posible & direct us as specialist to diagnosed ...Read more


Spirometer (Definition)

This device measures a person's ability to breathe in and out -- how much air, how quickly, for how long, how much air is left behind, etc. This provides some information for diagnosis and determining severity of ...Read more