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Cracked Ribs Cause Lung
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
Mom fell X-ray show cracked rib on wednesday now has knot there and still lot of pain? Lungs clear just pain and weakness thoughts?
Could pain of intercostals (back rib cage left side) be caused by or indicate an issue/condition of lungs? Like pleurisy, infection or otherwise?
Intercostal pain: Yes, it can be infection, strain, or injury. ...Read more
What are some causes for symptoms of itchy lungs/rib cage sensation on the inside?? Not external :(
I noticed that it only happens when I have the flu
Allergies/reaction: This sensation of itchiness can be caused by allergies. If it is only happening when you have the flu then it is probably caused by your bodies reaction to the infection. When we get infected our immune system sends out cells that release substances to rid us of the infection. Sometimes these substances cause inflammation and itchiness as part of the healing process. ...Read more
Can a broken rib cause a collapsed lung? I fell and broke a rib. Am i in danger of getting a collapsed lung?
When my heart beats it feels like it's being forced to pump or like something's touching it like lungs or ribs is that possible? Other causes?
Not sure: I am not sure what you are describing exactly. Sometimes you can get a skip the beat that sounds like what you have are having but this should not be all the time. With your history listed, i worried that you could have other problems and should visit your primary doctor to learn more. ...Read more
What can be the cause of dull pain and pressure on middle back but a little lower like around last ribs area. Lung cancer?
Could a hiadal hernia cause congestion in the lungs?Im having severe cramping & pulling next to the hernia below the rside of my ribs.Short of breathe
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