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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Chest Percussion Dullness

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I fill some thing hard in my right breast and it is tender to percussion but i felt it this night and I am breastfeed a baby of 12 month?

I fill some thing hard in my right breast and it is tender to percussion but i felt it this night and I am breastfeed a baby of 12 month?

Possible clogged duc: Possible clogged ducts or mastitis, the way you describe it. Warm compress and continue breast feeding. If yo uhave fever or if the pain ets worse or if there is redness around, you might need to get to the physician for antibiotics. ...Read more

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While listening to vibrations near lower left lung, whispered pectoriloguy - saying 99, the Percussion seems slightly dull. CT scan ok?

While listening to  vibrations near lower left lung, whispered pectoriloguy - saying 99, the Percussion seems slightly dull. CT scan ok?

The heart? Subjectiv: Pectoriloquy & fremitus from percussion r subjective, "adventitious" sounds heard by physicians w/ a stethoscope & felt by fingers, respectively. Detecting differences (from L to R but also over time) takes much practice & skill. Both sounds generally point 2 something "not air" in the chest but not necessarily the lungs. I've been misled by adventitious sounds on the left b/c of an enlarged heart ...Read more

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What can cause dullness and hyperresonance when percussing the chest wall?

What can cause dullness and hyperresonance when percussing the chest wall?

Dullness on exam: Dullness on percussion during the chest exam suggests a consolidation in the lung. A pneumonia or mass can cause a consolidation. Hyperresonance is when the sounds from voicing are felt more strongly with the hands held on the chest wall or back. This also suggests a consolidation or a "full lung". Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What can cause pain on my chest?

What can cause pain on my chest?

Chest Pain: Cause of chest pain are multiple not all the time is the heart at your age is less likely. But still needs to be rule out. GERD (heartburn), costochondritis or inflammation of the joint between the ribs and breast bone, muscle sprain, asthma, pneumonia, bronchitis all can cause chest pain ...Read more

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Whar cause Pain on both sides of chest?

Whar cause Pain on both sides of chest?

Many things: It is difficult to tell over the internet. See your doctor for a proper evaluation! ...Read more

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What would cause a pain in the middle of the chest?

What would cause a pain in the middle of the chest?

Many reasons...: Esophogeal spasm, gastric and esophogeal reflux, musculoskeletal, costo chondritis, pulmonary embolus, pleurisy, pneumothorax, etc, etc. If you are having any shortness of breath, lightheadedness, or any other symptoms, or if this continues, go see a doctor. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pain in the middle of my chest?

See details: Chest pain has several causes, some inconsequential and some very serious. See a doctor and get the problem diagnosed. ...Read more

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I have puleral thickness in my right side chest.its causes tubercluosis??

I have puleral thickness in my right side chest.its causes tubercluosis??

Pleural thickening: this is I assume an x-ray or ct scan finding? can be caused by many things. Be sure you follow up with your healthcare provider and see what they suggest to do next. Many have pleural thickening and no other issues. Good luck. ...Read more

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What cause chest pain?

What cause chest pain?

Many: There are many things that can cause chest pain, but usually it is acid reflux, arthritis of the ribs, anxiety, & much less commonly hardening of the arteries or inflammation of the heart coverings = pericarditis, tumors, splitting apart of the main outflow blood vessel of the heart = aortic dissection. Get checked out by your primary care doctor or a cardiologist. Hrs, md www.Thepmc.Org. ...Read more

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What causes chest pain?

What causes chest pain?

Lots of things,: Chest pain causes could range from minor things such as strained muscles or heartburn to serious ones like a heart attack or a pulmonary embolism. It should be checked out by a physician. ...Read more

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What causes chest pains?

What causes chest pains?

Chest pain: There are many causes of chest pain, the heart is but one, intestinal gas and thoracic musculoskeletal pains are very common, anxiety and panic attacks likewise are frequent causes. You should always ask the doctors who see you what they think is the problem you came for and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What causes chest pains?

What causes chest pains?

Chest pain: There are many causes of chest pain, the heart is but one, intestinal gas and thoracic musculoskeletal pains are very common, anxiety and panic attacks likewise are frequent causes. You should always ask the doctors who see you what they think is the problem you came for and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What can cause chest pain?

What can cause chest pain?

Many things: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes my chest pain?

What causes my chest pain?

Multiple: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. ...Read more

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What causes flem inthe chest?

What causes flem inthe chest?

Find a cause: Phlegm is just mucus. It can come from infection, inflammation, irritation in the lung or from dripping that only seems to come from the chest. Best to get to your own doctor so that s/he can talk with you about whether any additional investigation, testing or referrals are needed to get to the bottom of the question. ...Read more

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What's flail chest caused by?

What's flail chest caused by?

Trauma: Flail chest is caused by trauma to the chest, typically blunt force injury. The ribs are broken with this injury creating a situation in which it can be quite painful to breathe. Underlying injuries to the lungs and heart and structures in the chest may be associated with this and can help determine the managent strategy required. ...Read more

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What could cause chest pains?

Many things!: The most worrisome cause of chest pain is, of course, heart problems, but the esophagus is a common source of chest pain, and some chest pains can originate from the lung or the pleura (tissue around the lungs) or the chest wall - muscle, ribs, breast bone. Nerve irritation can also be a culprit. ...Read more