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Constant chest pains causing difficulty breathing, painful, got worse since past mon. Advil and tylenol (acetaminophen) ineffective. What can l take to relieve pain?

Constant chest pains causing difficulty breathing, painful, got worse since past mon. Advil and tylenol (acetaminophen) ineffective. What can l take to relieve pain?

Be seen: You could have a pneumothorax (collapsed lung) - can happen to young people. You need to be examined. Get your parents to take you to the closest er. Other possibilities are pericarditis, pleurisy, and pneumonia. All require treatment. Don't try to treat this without expert assistance. Good luck. ...Read more

Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more


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What causes pain on right side of body in rib area sometimes painful when breathing?

What causes pain on right side of body in rib area sometimes painful when breathing?

Could be rib: Dysfunction. Read more about this here at my blog http://www.Basicspine.Com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome.Html. ...Read more

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I have constant popping from my neck down to my middle back that is painful. Happens sometimes just when breathing. Hard to rest and sit. Causes?

Joint problem: It sounds like you may have some inflammation or degeneration in facet joints of your spine and possibly the joints where the ribs join the spine. Recommend you see your doctor for evaluation and imaging. ...Read more

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I have hyper-acidity, that cause breathlessness. . It makes impossible to a normal deep breathing. That makes my life so painful. Can you help me? Thanks

GERD: Your symptoms could be related solely to uncontrolled reflux. Would recommend initiating daily Prilosec otc for potential relief but also advise that you consult with your physician. ...Read more

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Three years ago, I got a painful rash on my right ribs that lasted 1 month. I still have that severe pain today that causes difficultly breathing. ?

Three years ago, I got a painful rash on my right ribs that lasted 1 month. I still have that severe pain today that causes difficultly breathing. ?

Not 100% clear: It would help to see a photo of the rash, but consider whether this is post herpetic neuralgia. This condition causes a rash that affects strips of skin called dermatomes that can cover the ribs. The rash can be very painful, and the pain can last after the rash is gone. Sometimes a medicine like gabapentin helps. Was the rash caused by zoster? ...Read more

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2 IgA results of low 50's I have lupus, I experience swollen painful lymph nodes, painful breathing etc can low IgA cause symptoms, what should I do?

2 IgA results of low 50's I have lupus, I experience swollen painful lymph nodes, painful breathing etc can low IgA cause symptoms, what should I do?

No: This would not have accounted for your symptoms. Make sure you get a lung function test to find out whether asthma is the only cause for your breathing impairment . Another remote possibility is a drug reaction from the many drugs you have been taking to control your autoimmune disorder. If your rheumatologist can't help you, get a 2nd opinion. ...Read more

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What could cause painful/difficult bowel movements that make u feel as if u were going to pass out, and breathing is difficult?

Constipation: You probably are suffering from severe constipation. To relieve the constipation you have to be well hydrated, eat lots fibreand take small doses of milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) at bedtime. Straining at stool stimulates the vagus nerve , that gives a faint feeling. ...Read more

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What can breathing too much chemicals cause?

What can breathing too much chemicals cause?

Damage your airways: Any chemical could cause airway irritation, burning or even bronchospasm. Depends on person genetic susceptibility. With time could developed, chronic irritation, lung or airway destruction leading to emphysema, chronic bronchitis or lung fibrosis. Some irritants are known carcinogens. Thats why I opposed any smoking. Even electronic cigarretes can damage your lungs ...Read more