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Chest Pain But No Cough
Short of breath: Many possible causes for what you describe, no way to advise particulars with the limited information here. Should go see your doctor to find out if something is wrong and what to do. ...Read more
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
Might be bronchitis: Call your doctor tomorrow, you need someone to take a listen to your breathing and treat you. ...Read more
Chronic pain under ribs & burning pain on upper stomach. No wheezing, no cough. Phlegm clear. Pleurisy? Dr. Wont give me xray as had too many this yr
May not need X-ray: I can't say for sure but this may not be a diagnosis made by x-ray. If you have a chronic pain syndrome you should be treated for that. That type of pain is in the soft tissues around the chest and chestwall. You may ask your physician if this is actually myofascial pain as your treatment plan would be very different. ...Read more
Coughing up thick yellow mucous, no wheezing, no fever, no chest tightness or pain. Should I be concerned?
Urgent:dry cough non productive causes chest wall pain no sob sometimes 4x a day no fever headache history-minimal lung collapse hbp hyperthyroidism?
Shortness of breath little chest tightness no chest pain but pain in upper back worse when i walk?
My husband has this cough and chest tightness that is getting worse. Cant cough anything up but no wheezing. Any suggestions?
Can we rule out COPD if there is no cough at all. Mucus actually comes frm nose. But shortness of breath n slight chest discomfort. Had chest infectio?
No...: There does not have to be a cough with copd. Symptoms vary but generally include shortness of breath, wheezing, cough. Some patients will also have weight loss. Shortness of breath can be at rest or just with exercise. See your doctor so this diagnosis can be made and treatment initiated. If you are smoking, you need to quit today! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tickle in chest when breathing in, but no cough. Treated for allergies, asthma, and GERD, but symptoms are random. Chest Xray clear. Anxiety related?
17, female tightness on right side of chest, no pain, slight cough. Non-smoker. No other symptoms apart from slight wheeze. Should I worry?
URI: I commend you for being “Non-smoker” Your symptoms are likely due to upper respiratory tract infection. Other possible causes at your age can be Asthma, Allergy, or Bronchitis. At this time, symptoms are not severe. It will be beneficial to see Physician for Diagnosis and management. ...Read more
All symptoms of pneumonia except fever. Could it still be pneumonia? Chest pain, bad cough, trouble catching breath, slight wheezing, etc.
I've had mild congestion and lately shortness of breath chest tightness. Today when i cough my chest burns. No fevers or any other symptoms.
Been having a bad cough producing mucus and sever chest discomfort/ pain. No fever. Runny nose. Could it be acute bronchitis?
Yes: It sounds like you have viral bronchitis. Most cases of bronchitis are caused by respiratory viruses that do not respond to antibiotics. More severe and prolonged cases are usually bacterial bronchitis caused by strep. Pneumoniae, hemophilus sp. And moraxella sp. These are usually treated with zithromax, ceftin, (cefuroxime) vantin, Augmentin or levoquin. ...Read more
Tightness/congestion in my chest constantly. Slight stuffy nose/headache/teeth ache. No cough, no runny nose. Chest infection or anxiety?
Symptoms: You have a symptom complex worthy of you seeing a dr. And being evaluated. Only blind speculation could be presented from here. ...Read more
Musculoskeletal...: This is usually a musculoskeletal pain due to the coughing. Possibilities include muscle strain, inflamed cartilage or even a rib fracture. All of these will gradually resolve once the coughing completely stops. If your pain does not resolve or if it worsens once you stop coughing, then see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No fever, hacking cough from upper chest area, no discoloration in cough discharge. My templrs hurt when coughing. Cough has been almost a week now.
Needs evaluation...: If this cough has not been any better or worse during a week it si time to get seen. There are many reasons for a persistent cough, in this case could be a complicated upper respiratory tract infection, sinusitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, pertussis. The only way to tell for sure is doing a detailed evaluation of what is going on and an exam. ...Read more
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