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What's really weird is I have all the symptoms of a cold like it's settling in my lungs?

What's really weird is I have all the symptoms of a cold like it's settling in my lungs?

Cold: Are you coughing? Cold Eeze (see eyedoc2020@blogspot. Com) helps prevent from virus from setting in. Consult with us for more details. ...Read more

Lung (Definition)

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


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Cold like symptoms, but very heavy chest/ trouble getting air into lungs?

Cold like symptoms, but very heavy chest/ trouble getting air into lungs?

Medical care: Medical care is indicated. If you are having respiratory distress (problems breathing which may be life threatening), you should seek care at the hospital emergency department.
Your physicians will most likely perform a chest radiograph to rule out pneumonia.
If you have a history of reflux, aspiration is a possible cause of your respiratory problems.
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So scared have something like lung cancer, had cough for 7 weeks after cold, not easing. Dr said chest and breathing ok and no other worrying symptom?

So scared have something like lung cancer, had cough for 7 weeks after cold, not easing. Dr said chest and breathing ok and no other worrying symptom?

MGT: Your risk for lung cancer involves a number of factors including your smoking history, chest imaging findings, and genetic predisposition.
If you are experiencing a prolonged cough, a pulmonary function test and chest radiograph may help to determine the next steps. If your chest is clear on exam the likelihood of bronchitis or pneumonia is less. A virtual in box consult can also be arranged. ...Read more

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Can lung cancer cause symptoms similar to the common cold or flu?

Can lung cancer cause symptoms similar to the common cold or flu?

Not really: Lung Cancer will not cause running nose or sore throat. But it often does cause cough which is persistent (>3 weeks) and progressive. Chest pain and or shortness of breath can also be a symptom of Lung cancer. ...Read more

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I had a chest cold which left me with all the symptoms of post nasal drip. Dr. Said my lungs were clear. I always feel muscus in my throat. Help?

I had a chest cold which left me with all the symptoms of post nasal drip. Dr. Said my lungs were clear. I always feel muscus in my throat. Help?

Post nasal drip: Post nasal drip is a common cause of chronic cough and throat irritation. It will also cause feeling of mucus in your throat. I suggest talking with your with your doc about ways to help with the post nasal drip. We often employ nasal steroids (flonase and nasonex), antihistamines and things like neti pot. Best of luck! ...Read more

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How long after you develop a flu/cold symptoms could you get a lung infection leaving the flu/cold untreated? HTN G.A.D PCOS Depressive Disorder

How long after you develop a flu/cold symptoms could you get a lung infection leaving the flu/cold untreated? HTN G.A.D PCOS Depressive Disorder

At any time: Bacterial infections resulting from colds which go untreated can occur at any time during the cold. Often, it's hard to say when one infection stops & another begins. Factors such as immune status, diabetes, COPD, asthma, anemia, poor nutrition, chronic fatigue, etc. Can all make it easier for viral infections to complicate so as Captain Kangaroo always said, "Take Good Care of yourself." ...Read more

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I have a dry cough, with no symptoms of a cold, but I fell like I have a low grade fever, and have some dizziness, plus my lungs and throat is sore f?

I have a dry cough, with no symptoms of a cold, but I fell like I have a low grade fever, and have some dizziness, plus my lungs and throat is sore f?

Maybe an URI: (Upper respiratory infection). Hydrate well, rest. Consider warm soups to help with congestion. Consider gargling with warm salt water for sore throat or use of netti pot for nasal congestion. If you develop difficulty breathing please seek medical attention. ...Read more

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I feel fine, no fatigue, rash, my heart, kidneys, lungs normal. Myonly symptoms is joint pain in fngers, both hand, shoulder, knees esp in am/cold. Jra? Sle?

I feel fine, no fatigue, rash, my heart, kidneys, lungs normal. Myonly symptoms is joint pain in fngers, both hand, shoulder, knees esp in am/cold. Jra? Sle?

Screen autoimmune: There are multiple joints involved which are painful. This complaint may indicate arthritis and/or autoimmune disease. I would recommend screening tests for autoimmune disease and having an evaluation of your renal function. Your doctor will discuss these possibilities with you further. I hope that this helps. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of pneumonia compared to a deep chest cold?

What are the symptoms of pneumonia compared to a deep chest cold?

Pneumonia: Pneumonia tends to be associated with higher fever, pain with inspiration (taking a deep breath) and an elevated white blood cell count (cells that fight off infection). ...Read more

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I had all the symptoms of a cold yesterday. Today I woke up with a terribly painful cough (chest pain). Should I be going in to class?

I had all the symptoms of a cold yesterday. Today I woke up with a terribly painful cough (chest pain). Should I be going in to class?

Probably.....: If you have no fever, you likely have acute bronchitis due to a viral infection. Coughing into your elbow will help prevent spread of infection while the bronchitis runs its course in about 7-10 days. Another possible etiology is bronchospasm. If your cough is not improving, or if you develop shortness of breath, see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. Smoking cessation is also needed. ...Read more

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My chest feels tight but don't have a cold or flu like symthoms?

My chest feels tight but don't have a cold or flu like symthoms?

Chest tightness: Various causes of this symptom include muscular tension, asthma or other lung disease, heart disease, or even gas entrapment or esophageal inflammation, hiatal hernia. Your physician will take a thorough history, perform a physical examination and order appropriate tests in order to reach a diagnosis. ...Read more

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When I cough my chest hurts and burns I'm sick with cold like symptoms when I cough sound like a bark at times what could be wrong?

When I cough my chest hurts and burns I'm sick with cold like symptoms when I cough sound like a bark at times what could be wrong?

Flu: Current flu has prolonged periods of dry cough, but you need to see physician to rule out pneumonia, gerd, reactive airway disease among other causes. See a doctor. ...Read more

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