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Home Remedies For Pain On Breathing
It's the classic description of pleuritic pain... pain resulting from inflammation or irritation of the pleura (the lining surrounding the lung); the inflammation is called pleurisy. But, not all pain with inspiration is pleuritic. Pneumonia, bronchitis, asthma, tracheitis, cancer...all can cause painful respiration. It's like saying "Not all hoofbeats are from ...Read more
Shoulder blade pain — rt side only intensifies w movement but no pain on breathing. Likelihood of blood clot? Would clot pain intensify w/movement?
I have got a very tight chest and pain on breathing, went to a&e last night who told me it wasn't heart problems any ideas what it may be?
Yes: Muscular strain and pain (the intercostal muscles of your chest wall) can cause your exact symptoms. I assume you have no fever which might reflect pleurisy or pneumonia. Try taking your Ibuprofen or naprosyn, (naproxen) but relaxation techniques may be of even more benefit. Check out: http://dawnbuse. Com/relaxation. Htm. ...Read more
Doc gave me Medrol (methylprednisolone) pack for possible MS relapse. Have had the IV drip many times. It always gives me chest pain on breathing in. How can I combat this?
Advice: If you do indeed have a true ms relapse, a Medrol (methylprednisolone) dosepak lacks sufficient impact to really reverse it, but both oral and intravenous approaches will work. Just need much higher dosing level. Maybe you would tolerate Prednisone or acthar better. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Gen anaesthetic in Aug14 for knee op. Woke up with lung sharp pain on breathing lasted 2 weeks. Still suffering fatigue. Clear pet Oct16. Lung cancer?
Atelectasis: Gen Anesthesia w/ breathing tube and controlled ventilation can cause the normal lung to be under inflated during surgery. Once you are awake and breathing spontaneously the lungs re inflate to normal capacity. This can cause some pain esp if you are a smoker, Asthmatic, Obese, Obstructive sleep apnea, not physically fit. If pain and fatigue cont. See your PCP. ...Read more
Labored breathing: If any one experiencing shortness of breath, it needs an exam by a qualified health professional and timely intervention. A variety of causes can cause this condition which can range from not so serious to life threatening. The short answer-no! You need to find out why you have labored breathing! ...Read more
I have a rattle in my lungs from an acid reflux attack. Is there a home remedy or do I have to see my doctor for a breathing treatment?
GERD: If you truly have GERD, then you can try some conservative measures to see if the symptoms improve-try not to eat within 2-3 h of going to bed, elevate your bed or head approx 30 degrees, avoid spicey foods or those that cause you to have gas. Aspiration of gastric contents can injure the lung and airway and lead to infection/ cough/ bronchospasm and should be evaluated if symptoms don't improve. ...Read more
Contracted a cold while traveling in Europe. I have asthma. Been using my inhaler and home breathing treatment but still feel a lot of wheezing/strain?
Need an evaluation: You can have different infections from different locations of the globe. It would be wise to see your physician. There are certain illnesses in Europe they're not present here yet. ...Read more
Asthma attack led to ER visit. Given breathing treatment and two steroids. Medrol (methylprednisolone) pack for home. My heart rate is 100, is that ok?
No: Although high-dose Medrol can increase your heart rate, use of bronchodilator or uncontrolled asthma may be another cause. I noted that you are on Toprol (metoprolol) which may render your asthma more difficult to control and you should discuss this with your doctor preferably a B/C allergist. ...Read more
Breathing pain: Breathing pain = discomfort with respiration.Get a more detailed answer ›
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Several answers: Pain associated with breathing can be related to trauma involving ribs or muscles in area. Infection or inflammation in lung or lining around lung can affect breathing. Some individuals can have air leak or pneumothorax secondary to rupture of air cell. If pain continues should see doctor for examination, evaluation and possibly x-ray. ...Read more
Could have cracked : I hope you did not crack one of your ribs. Usually a broken rib causes much pain on taking a deep breath or if you try to cough. You should see your doctor to confirm it one way ot the other. May need to take a xray to check it out. Also, take pain medicine to relieve your pain. But a vsit with your doctor may be most useful. ...Read more
Several causes: Well at 17, I would say that anxiety could play a role. If chest pain was cardiac certainly you would have had known this from prior physical exams by doc. Now, breathing pain could be viral or perhaps inflammatory such as in pneumonitis. Ramdom attacks must mean they come and go and resolve without treatment. I would ask your doc to schedule full lung function testing with provocation. ...Read more
I masturbated too hard and now my left rib sticks out and it's creating a breathing pain in that area. Help?
And?: These items are not related. One is not caused by the other. ...Read more
Chest tightness when showering. Difficulty breathing & HR elevated. Bending over helped breathing/pain. HR ~130bpm. Could low heat have caused this?
Pain in between breasts, on top of right breast. Hurts to move. Worsens by pressure, and breathing. Pain= 9.2/10. Help?!
This sounds like: Costochondritis or chest wall pain. You can try over the counter medications like ibuprofen, heating pad, and tylenol (acetaminophen). From what you have written It does not necessarily sound life threatening but if persists (or other symptoms — fast heart rate, shortness of breath especially with activity, lightheadedness or feeling like you might pass out) you need to see a doctor. ...Read more
Knife like stab chest pain over heart, worsened by deep breathing, pain passed after few seconds, minor pain still there when deep breathing. Angina?
I had an auto accident one year ago
I continue to have labored breathing, pain, pain (feels like meat fork when I lay down)?
See your doctor: If you are having significant breathing issues, you should see your physician. ...Read more
I'm 17 with left side chest pain. No trouble breathing. Pain come and goes. Feels like someone is pushing down or squeezing my chest. Normal chest xray?
Woke up today w/severe pain on rt.side ribs/lung under breast. Hurt worse when breathing. Pain has decreased, but still there. No other symptoms. Dx?
I have shooting pain in left breast which comes and goes. No problem in breathing. Pain radiates to left arm also sometimes.what it could be?
My daughter is complaining about having trouble breathing, pain in left lung, bad headaces and hasent been eating or drinking much. What could it be?
Chest pain, hard breathing, pain of right arm because of tennis elbow reaching to neck & going down to shoulder & upper back. What is this&what can I do?
See an orthopod for the arm/shoulder pain and your gp for the chest pain, difficulty in breathing. The arm sounds more like cubital t syndrome which is known to move towards the shoulder or chest/ upper back. It does not happen with tennis elbow. You could have both though.
Do you have RA as you are on enbrel (etanercept)? Why are you taking inh (? Tb)? So maybe a chest physician referral maybe helpful. ...Read more
Urgent! Pressure like pain when breathing pain in chest 8/10 &sternum like if was hit by bat 7/10 history palps tachy hbp pcos?
Go to ER now!: If there is no one to drive you, call an ambulance. ...Read more
Sharp pain under left shoulder blade. Movement-no pain, breathing-pain. Prev on blood thinner 4 clot. Off 1 month. Gall bladder out 1 wk. Another clot?
Possibly: You have pleuritic pain — meaning respiratory motion (rubbing of the pleural surfaces or the muscles of respiration) provokes pain. A recurrent blood clot is certainly a possibility. Especially if you have history of blood clots, are off medication, and had recent surgery — all risk factors. You definitely need to be evaluated right away. ...Read more
Lupus? Received positive 1:160 homogenous ANA. Familial history of lupus, breathing pain, extreme fatigue, joint pain, constant low grade fever
Cannot diagnose: This clinical history suggests a need for you to be seen by an astute clinician or even a rheumatologist. Need more info and further testing and examination before a diagnosis can be offered. What you describe can fit numerous conditions. Go soon and be evaluated. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more