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Difficult To Breathe When Lying Down
Possibilities...: The noisy breathing could be related to post-nasal drip or secretions in the lungs that clear when you sit upright. Wheezing is another possibility. To be certain, and to get treated, see your doctor and have your chest examined with a stethoscope when you are lying down and when you are upright. ...Read more
Sitting down earlier and when I lay down to go to sleep sometimes pulse reads 41bpm with palpitations.upon standing raises to 60-70 bpm.Problem?
No worry: Our heart rates usually slow down when we rest and increase with activity. If your heart rate is slow and you feel dizzy or ill, some intervention may be required. However, as in your case, if your heart rate returns to normal on rising or with activity, that's OK. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How come it seems easier to pass wind when lying down? Sitting and standing, walking etc makes my tummy hurt but once I lie down it can pass. Why?
Why is it harder to breath when im neck deep in water standing or sitting. like pressure on my chest and hard to breathe.
I can only get deep breath on exhale, forcing a yawn, or reaching down throat. Lying down is worse. Docs say there's enough co2 in system. What's up?
Your question is not: Clear to me . From what i understand , you have problem of breathing particularly in lying position called orthopnea . The relation between breathing problem and level of co2 is interrelated . If you have shortness of breath due to air way obstruction as in COPD or asthma , your co2 level could be elevated dangerously high and make you confused ...Read more
Not sure exactly but buttocks hurts extremely bad when cough sneeze sitting to standing position to the point it's unbearable?
ER visit: If the pain is unbearable, it needs to be evaluated. I'd recommend an ER or an urgent care with imaging possibilities, or at the very least, consulting with your primary doc. It sounds like you could have a herniated disk or other cause of sciatica. Other possibilities are an intestinal process or a kidney stone, among others. ...Read more
Be seen: It sounds like you are accumulating fluid in your chest. You should be seen urgently. ...Read more
Sudden pain in the upper right chest when i was trying to hold heavy stuff, gets better when relaxing, worse when i move,hold something or deep breath?
I am experiencing lower abdominal pain when I go from laying down too sitting up and when when I try too move to get comfortable while laying down. Doesn't seem to bother me any other time. ?
You need a good...: ...physical exam please--something we can't provide you through this vehicle. What you describe is nonspecific for any one particular disease but nevertheless concerning. ...Read more
Sudden pain in right lung next to heart when (and moving without breathing) for 30m then calmed down stil hurts a bit when deep breath, hurt to touch?
From exercising : You are describing pain where the intercostal muscles attach to ribs. This is generally from a pulled or slightly torn tendon at that point and usually is the result of exercise. Hold off on working out until it goes away. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen may help in the meantime ...Read more
I can't sleep right-hand side down to bed as it chokes my nose and can't breath. Left-hand side down to bed too breathing is not easy.
Deviated septum: Most likely your septum, the wall that separates the nose into two sides, is blocking the left side. Normally in the down nasal cavity the turbinates swell from increased blood flow thru the tissues. So if the left is blocked by the septum and you lay on the right then both sides plug. If you lay on the left then the left just plugs more but the up right side opens. Need to see ENT to be sure. ...Read more
Middle back pain between shoulder blades that makes it difficult to stand up with crushing chest pain that doesn't go away when I lay down or stand up?
Emergency Room: This type of complaint is better addressed at an emergency room . Please call 911 to transfer you to the hospital immediately. ...Read more
Chest pain that radiates to back, cough, congestion, headache, hurts to take a full breathh and hurts worse when laying down.
Pericarditis: Sounds a lot like pericarditis, which is an inflammation of the sac that surround the heart. A lot of time it is secondary to some other infection, like bronchitis. Could also be pleurisy, which is an inflammation of the lining of the lungs. I'd get checked out by your doctor to be sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whenever i stand up after even short periods of sitting or lying down.I find it hard to stand up straight and can only stand straight after i walk?
Is it normal to have a slower pulse when sitting down then when laying down? How can this be shouldn't you be more relaxed when laying down?
Yes : You have it right. Can't explain it ...Read more
Probably not: Dizziness is not a typical feature of allergies. The symptoms you describe are more likely due to dehydration or something with your heart - you should discuss these with your primary care physician. A physical examination will go a long way toward figuring out what is going on. ...Read more
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