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Can costochondritis make your chest feel sore?

Can costochondritis make your chest feel sore?

Yes: It is an inflamation of the cartilage where the ribs connet toe the sternum. Compression of the rib cage is usually painful as is breathing deeply in severe cases. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael DePietro
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Pneumonia (Definition)

An inflammation of the lungs, most ...Read more


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Can chronic GERD make your chest feel like something stuck and tight dr thanks?

Can chronic GERD make your chest feel like something stuck and tight dr thanks?

Absolutely!: Absolutely but a stricture (narrowing) and Barrett's esophagus should be ruled out. See a gastroenterologist who can perform esophagoscopy just to be "on the safe side". At your age you can't be too sure!! ...Read more

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What would make your chest feel tight and hurt?

What would make your chest feel tight and hurt?

Chest pain: The most ominous cause of chest pain would be myocardial infarction - that is a heart attack. Other causes are heartburn, muscular pain, pneumonia and asthma to name a few others. ...Read more

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What sickness makes your chest very painful to breathe or cough?

What sickness makes your chest very painful to breathe or cough?

Many possibilities: Asthma. Pneumonia. Pleurisy. Heart failure. List goes on. Rather than speculate, go see your family doctor. And if you smoke, it's time to quit. ...Read more

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Can allergies make you feel dizzy and hard to breathe in your chest when standing?

Can allergies make you feel dizzy and hard to breathe in your chest when standing?

Probably not: Dizziness is not a typical feature of allergies. The symptoms you describe are more likely due to dehydration or something with your heart - you should discuss these with your primary care physician. A physical examination will go a long way toward figuring out what is going on. ...Read more

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Drainage scratch throat feel like I have to cough to breath. Feel like my lungs are not breath as easy?

Drainage scratch throat feel like I have to cough to breath. Feel like my lungs are not breath as easy?

Post nasal drip: Your symptoms indicate that you might have a post nasal drip. Steam yourself in the washroom, sleep with a vaporizer and several pillows. Use salt water nose drops for your nose several times a day drink tea and lemon. Apply vaporub to chest. ...Read more

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Can pleural effusion make you feel cold and tired ?

Can pleural effusion make you feel cold and tired ?

Usually not: Pleural effusion usually stays without symptoms unless t is moderate. Even then it should not make you feel cold, but can make you feel tired. Try to find the cause of it by visiting a pulmonologist. There may be other reason for your symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more

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Chest cold and coughing alot. Will this make my chest hurt with costochondritis?

Chest cold and coughing alot. Will this make my chest hurt with costochondritis?

That & also the-: -intercostal muscles can become sore. With a chronic cough with chest pain, U could also have a pleurisy from an underlying pneumonia. B checked by Ur PCP ...Read more

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Can anxiety make it feel like your airways are constricted and make it difficult to breathe? Like a clicking sound at the back of throat?

Yes... possibly.: No question that anxiety/panic attacks can have an associated symptom of shortness of breath. It's often a diagnosis of exclusion. I'd want to make sure you weren't having any underlying asthma, etc causing your shortness of breath (getting pulmonary function tests) and also asses your anxiety problems before hanging my hat on your dyspnea as a panic attack. Face-to-face eval should be done. ...Read more

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Can gas get stuck in your chest and feel like chest congestion?

Can gas get stuck in your chest and feel like chest congestion?

Gas: is usually abdominal gas which rises and pushes against the diaphragm, causing a sensation of chest fullness or congestion. ...Read more

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Can allergies make you have dry mouth, throat, nose and eyes?? feeling like am dehydrated. Can benedryl make me feel better or worse dry me up more?

Can allergies make you have dry mouth,  throat, nose and eyes??  feeling like am dehydrated. Can benedryl make me feel better or worse dry me up more?

Yes: Allergies may cause dry mouth, throat, nose, and eyes. However, one more common side effect of Benadryl is drying of those areas. Benadryl may still be used safely to treat symptoms of allergies, but be sure to follow dosing directions exactly as they appear on the package labeling and to stay well hydrated throughout the day, as you admitted dehydration’s an issue. ...Read more

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Upper respiratory infection makes my asthma so bad almost breathless sometimes..what can help :(?

Upper respiratory infection makes my asthma so bad almost breathless sometimes..what can help :(?

Asthma exacerbation: With upper respiratory tract infection, is common in people with asthma, after control of acute symptoms you need to be evaluated for your type of asthma, what triggers your symptoms, and other contributing problems if present, as sinusitis, and you need an asthma action plan, you need to see an allergist, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, wish you wellness ...Read more

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Can asthma problems make your throat feel scatchy along with shortness of breath and weezing ? Albuterol helps but need to use it often , allergies?

Can asthma problems make your throat feel scatchy along with shortness of breath and weezing ? Albuterol helps but need to use it often , allergies?

Allergy evaluation: Sounds like your symptoms are not being controlled. Asthma can be triggered by allergies. See a board certified allergist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Can acid make u feel sick and make your gullet feel tight i also have a tof condition?

Can acid make u feel sick and make your gullet feel tight i also have a tof condition?

Unclear question: Do you mean when you take acidic food or drink? Many foods like orange juice are acidic but should not cause problems. Or are you concerned about acid reflux, which would need attention through more history, physical examination and may be imaging study. ...Read more

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What can make you hurt like under your ribs and make your belly and sides hurt and feel tight?

What can make you hurt like under your ribs and make your belly and sides hurt and feel tight?

Gaseous or muscular: That type of discomfort could be due to gaseous buildup or muscular discomfort. If it's gas build-up then drinking warm water and applying a hot water bottle to the abdomen helps break down the gas and enables you to pass it. Could you have sore abdominal muscles from exercises? Turning and twisting would affect that type of discomfort. ...Read more

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When you've got a cold what causes your throat to feel like your getting strangled and all tight?

When you've got a cold what causes your throat to feel like your getting strangled and all tight?

Inflammation: When you have a cold, there is often a lot of mucous from your nose that drains down the back of your throat. The near constant presence of this drainage can irritate the delicate tissues of your throat, causing pain, redness, and sometimes swelling. If you have this swelling, or inflammation of the throat, I imagine you could certainly feel like your throat is tight. ...Read more

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Will chewing tobacco make your chest and lungs feel tight and hurt?

Will chewing tobacco make your chest and lungs feel tight and hurt?

Chewing tobacco: Possible due to nicotine but not likely. Is this the first time you chewed tobacco? if so, WHY? if the symptoms persist, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can mold in your home make you emotional have head pain allergys like itchy nose stomic pain an just make you sick an emotionally crazy?

Can mold in your home make you emotional have head pain allergys like itchy nose stomic pain an just make you sick an emotionally crazy?

Mold: If you have mold allergy, you can experience an itchy nose, nasal congestion and headaches. These if present for a long time can technically dirve you crazy, out of frustration and not feeling well. You should first establish if you are allergic to mold, see an allergist if you have the above symptoms. ...Read more

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Can allergic rhinitis cause a tingly feeling in your chest and a dry cough? And how do you get rid of this. And can it effect your lungs and etc

Can allergic rhinitis cause a tingly feeling in your chest and a dry cough? And how do you get rid of this. And can it effect your lungs and etc

Maybe: It's generally safe to try some over the counter allergy medications. If they don;t help, or you get worse, see your primary care doctor for a proper evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more