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Cough With Burning Sensation In Chest
It varies.: It is not unusual to have small specks of blood in sputum (mucus) but the more blood the more significant the problem. It could come from trauma from forceful coughing. The strain from persistent coughing can be painful, even in trivial conditions. However, If there is fever together with chest wall pain when breathing you may want to see a doctor to rule out pneumonia. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
Persistent dull ache & tightness in chest area?difficult to explain...slight burning sensation?Do not have cold/flu or chest infection,non-smoker 24yo
Anxiety: I understand your concern. I commend you for not smoking. Thank you for informing use of Nurofen (Ibuprofen) and Oxycodone. Lack of response for your symptoms by these medications, lack of chest infection and smoking history indicates Anxiety due to stress. Burning sensation may be due to Nurofen. See Psychiatrist for Therapy, Relaxation, Meditation, Do Yoga, Tai Chi, Exercise, nature walks ...Read more
Wake up with shortness of breath chest discomfort burning squeezig center of chest spreads to arms.
Coughing with metallic taste, tightness in throat, burning in throat, wheezing that stops with clearing throat all after intense cardio. Idea? Thanks
Ent & Cardiologist : I think a medical check up is in order. Start with your family doctor. He may refer to an ENT and cardiologist. The ENT can place a scope in your throat to find any blockages. The cardiologist will check your heart, they may refer you to more specialists. You may have some acid reflux in the mix as well. Wishing you the best. Please make your appointments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a burning sensation in throat and lungs. It feels hot/cold upon breathing .Occasional shortness of breath and feels like something in throat.
Chest discomfort : Though atypical a cardiac cause maybe present,seek attention immediately ...Read more
Persistent tightness in my chest with partial discomfort & experiencing slight burning sensation.Could this be reflux related or heart.Non-smoker 24yo?
Doctor can evaluate: If it is reflux (heartburn), one can try antacids like Maalox, Mylanta, or Tums. There are also acid-blocking medications like Pepcid (famotidine). But, such symptoms may be other things instead of simple reflux. The patient could have esophagitis, H. pylori infection, heart or lung disease, anxiety, etc... It's best to have a doctor evaluate, and if it's only heartburn, the doctor can offer acid blockers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a doctor: Without a chest x-ray it is difficult to tell. Your symptoms sound like you could have pneumonia or bronchitis. I would see a doctor today especially if your shortness of breath is worsening. You can also try taking your albuterol inhaler every 4-6 hours, stop smoking, and try Mucinex (guaifenesin) that is over the counter to help get up the mucous. Ibuprofen may also help with the pain from the cough. ...Read more
What can cause chest congestion up to throat, back and chest pains at once, burning sensation and sweats, pressure in left armpit?
Many symptoms: Please see and get an appointment to your doctor as soon as possible. If there is a big delay, please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. Hope all goes well! ...Read more
Dry unstoppable coughing attacks, sob, tightness in chest, constant burning throat and chest painful to cough, headache?
Cough: A cough can be one of the most perplexing and elusive of symptoms to pin down. From what you have said an allergy, bronchitis, sinusitis, medication effect, chemical exposure, asthma, reflux, among others may be possible. You will need to see a doctor with some skill in the area of cough and be willing to possibly devote some time to getting to the bottom of it. ...Read more
Phlegm taste in mouth and breath.
Pain in sternum.
No cough or cold just sometimes clearing of throat.
Phlegm in throat: Phlegm in the throat associated with throat clearing and heartburn symptoms sounds like acid reflux. Generally treatment would start out with acid avoidance (citrus, tomatoes, peppermint, coffee, peppermint, etc) Acid irritating the throat frequently results in increased mucous and prompts throat clearing. I advise increasing water intake and consider starting an antacid. See your doctor. ...Read more
Pressure feeling in chest an burning sensation in shoulder an the feeling like something's caught in my throat an burping 2ekg norm acid reflux?
Acid reflux: The symptoms you are experiencing sound like they could be related to gastroesophageal reflux disease. Given your age this could be your main issue. You could try to take an over the counter antacid to see if this alleviates your symptoms. If it does not I would recommend that you see a doctor. ...Read more
Rule our angina : The pain from the heart is actually manifested as chest pain "or pain in chest". When accompanied by heaviness, it is considered to be from a cardiac (heart) source unless proven otherwise. The er doctor will do an ECG and run some labs which is recommended without knowing more. Other things can cause these symptoms, but the rule of the artery is supreme. ...Read more
My Son is experiencing chest pain or discomfort (quality: sensation of pressure or heaviness) and chest congestion. The following also describe h...
Call ambulance: Your question doesn't provide enough information to answer accurately (ie. how old is he?), but if he is having heaviness/pressure of the chest with pain then he needs immediate medical attention at an ER to rule out a heart issue. Get him there urgently/call an ambulance. If these symptoms can be directly explained by a chest infection, he would still require assessment and possibly antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A burning sensation can be descriptive of nerve pain, some variations of migraine, and even central brain problems after a stroke. Have heard this said associated with phantom limb syndrome, reflex sympatheric dystrophy, and trigeminal neuralgia. Other patients might say ...Read more
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