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Hypothyroidism And Coughing
Coughing x 3 weeks. Initially productive now dry. Have air gulping and palpitations and low energy. Can heart problems cause coughing?
Can do: Yes, heart problems can cause a cough-specifically congestive heart failure, a condition in which fluid builds up in lungs due to various forms of heart dysfunction. Usually accompanying this diagnosis is shortness of breath with activity as well as sob in bed such that one has to prop up the head of the bed at night to breathe. If these are occurring then best to get checked out by your pcp. ...Read more
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
Started out as Shortness off breath (3 weeks) with Night Sweats, then congested and green phlegm and Horse voice(1 week) with dry cough and tight ches?
22 year old female... Constant shortness of breathe, tiredness, dry cough, and anxiety. I have celiac disease, asthma, and chronic fatigue.
Consider allergist: It sounds like your asthma is still not completely controlled. A board-certified allergist can be really helpful if you haven't seen one yet. Tai chi or chi gung classes can help with breathing technique and anxiety. See therapist for help with anxiety triggers. Take care of yourself! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diagnosed with chronic bronchitis, constant dry cough and dysnea, high pulmonary blood pressure, but my lung function tests are normal. Why?
Something else: Your symptom maybe due to another condition other than a lung condition. The elevated pressure in the pulmonary circulation in a young female suggest a condition called idiopathic pulmonary hypertension.a condition with no known cause. However a thorough clinical evaluation is required before this diagnosis is made. Need to consult a pulmonologist and/or cardiologist ...Read more
I have runny nose, congestion, dry and phlegm cough 50/50, no fever, feel weak, loss of voice, constant sneezing, and fatigue. Whats wrong with me?
Morning vertigo and groggy. I have hashimotos, asthma and lots of recent stress. Can Poorly managed Hashimotos cause sleep issues? TSH 6.5 right now
I am having chest congestion, sore throat, nasal congestion. I have high blood pressure and graves disease.
Avoid decongestants: Because of your high blood pressure, try saline nasal wash and salt water gargles, rest and fluids, OTC meds that don't contain decongestants, if not bette, please see your doctor ...Read more
Lung congestion for 3 months with throat clearing and loss of voice. Have asthma, allergies gerd, and svt. Not getting better. Any smells exacerbate.
What causes the heart rate to escalate when coughing? I have asthma, pneumonia and bronchitis. Am being treated with inhalers and antibiotics
Valsalva: Coughing can cause this. This could be related to the valsalva maneuver which is brought on by coughing .. There are different phases of the valsalva and in brief this affects the heart rate... Also if you have breathing problems are medication for this is confect heart rate cost to go up. ...Read more
I woke up today not feeling good. Here is the symptoms. Coughing, Weight in lungs, shortness of breath, chunky dry bloody phlegm, sinus drainage, muscle ache, lethargy, lightheaded, mirgraine, and fever. Any suggestions?
SEE DOCTOR ASAP: It seems you are pretty sick and may have a lower respiratory infection like Acute Bronchitis or Pnumonia and need to see your Doctor asap.If can not see Doctor go to the ER Meanwhile Drink plenty of fluids and take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen if youbdo not have allergy to it or have a stomach ulcer. You need examination and also may need Chest Xray and treatment with Antibiotics if Bacterial infection. ...Read more
Chronic cough with mucus and phlegm sometimes short of breath do have cysts on thyroid what could this be?
Dear sir, my TSH is 0.741 uIU/ml. I have the all symptoms of hypothyroidism, like weakness, tremor, fatigue, weight gain and cold intolerance?
Normal TSH Level: Your Blood Test for TSH is normal low range.Normal Level range From 0.5 to 4.5/5.0 This blood test does not suggest that you have Hypothyroidism Consult your doctor and if he/she still suspects Hypothyroidism,repeat the full Thyroid profile including TSH,T3,T4and FreeT4 There may be some other cause of your symptoms.Tremors are usually caused by Hyperthyroidism ...Read more
Dry cough for 4 months with whistling crackling lungs for 2 months. Recently shortness of breath and worsening of cough. Have to sleep sitting up. ?
Pneumonia: it sounds like you are drowning! More than likely you have pneumonia. There are many types and your protracted course suggests a mycoplasma infection. You need to see the doctor, get a chest X-ray, check or oxygen level and be treated. You should go to the doctor soon. I think you know that. You don't need permission. ...Read more
Iv had high blood pressure and labored breathing along w headaches and neck spasms! also have a hypo active thyroid! what could it be?
Depends: If you're thyroid is being treated appropriately with the proper dose of brand name T4 and your levels are normal, your symptoms are not due to your thyroid. Make sure you're not also taking armour thyroid, which can cause such symptoms -- and see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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