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Chest Congestion Lung Diseases
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
Sporadic cough - only ever one cough rather than fit - and feeling of lung/chest congestion at night when lying down. Over six months. Worrying? Dr?
Not likely.: Post nasal drip likely comes from the back of your nose and drips down and is usually coughed out or swallowed down your esophagus. If you get a chest cold, the inflammation comes first and then congestion from mucus production. This is then coughed out or blown out if in your nose. The post nasal drip usually comes after most of your congestion is coughed out or blown out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have terrible chest congestion with a itchy cough in my lungs. I am on a z-pac. How long does it usually take to clear up?
Doctor can re-check: After starting antibiotics, things should be better each day after the first 2 days. Otherwise, the doctor can re-check to see if a different antibiotic or a longer course of antibiotics is needed. Sometimes asthma meds such as inhalers and anti-inflammatories like singulair (montelukast) or Prednisone are also needed. If doing well, a mild residual cough can be around for a couple of weeks, improving daily. ...Read more
Sinuses clogged been coughing a lot with chest congestion. Feel slightly better today, but mid back/lungs hurt not sure which.
Pulmonary : Insufficient information to provide an an answer;try Health Tap Concierge or go see a local Dr ...Read more
I have a Lung Infection and Chest congestion, but since then, i wake up in the middle of the night and cough until i cant breath and sometimes vomit ?
Waking up in the: middle of the night with cough/breathing problems can be a sign of acid reflux disease, ongoing infection, sleep apnea, or allergic rhinitis/sinus drainage. You need to be seen by a healthcare provider for proper diagnosis and treatment. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Chest congestion & lots throat clearing, many choking episods specialy during sleep.Had pap thyroid cancer & didn't follow for rai. Is it lung cancer?
Conclusions: Don't jump to conclusions. Don't feel guilty about the rai, just get it checked out so you can stop guessing what's happening. ...Read more
On remicade (infliximab) for Crohn's w sore throat and chest congestion/lung rattling all week. No fever but now nausea n bad insomnia. When to see my gp?
Chest congestion, breathlessness, fever and weakness. Xray is normal. These are symptoms of which disease?
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