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Cold Lungs Symptoms
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
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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I think I may have penumonia caused my a cold I just got over, I'm not causing but hear weezes in my lungs what's pnumonias symptoms?? body temp:101
Had a cough for 30 days, starting to wheeze now. Hurts when cough in my lungs. Not got any cold or flu symptoms. What could it be?
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?
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
I have an expiratory wheeze when auscultating the upper left lung with stethoscope. No cold symptoms and a negative chest x-ray. Only 34, non-smoker
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
Throat clearing, no cough, for a year now after a cold. Concerned, smoked as teen from 15 to 23, quit for good and now 51. Is symptom of lung cancer?
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
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 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
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
What's the symptoms of myocarditis. Since my friend got it last year, I'm worried every time I got a cold. She didn't have chest pain.?
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