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I Get Nervous When The Doctor Listens To My Lungs In Case I Get Breathless
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
Sounds ok: A doctor may ask a patient to raise his arms when listening to the chest, if the doctor feels he gets a better exam that way. Raising the arms moves them out of the way, so a doctor can more easily put his stethoscope on the right and the left sides of the chest. A patient may be able to breathe more air into the lungs if his arms are raised. ...Read more
Why am i getting these heart/chest pains when i exercise in some form, feels like a headache in my heart and it gets me to the point i want to cry?
Get checked out: It's always important to check out causes for chest pain, especially if it happens when you exercise. At your age, actual heart disease is unlikely but certainly not impossible. Get to the bottom of it so you can stop worrying about it and exercise without pain or fear. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When i take a deep breath i start to cough and i get pain in my throat, feeling of not being able to breath due to feeling like my heart is beating in?
Exam: I advise a comprehensive medical examination and a chest x-ray: cannot be diagnosed online! ...Read more
I always feel the need to take a deep breath into my lungs. Feels if I don't I will stop breathing because I can't get air to them.
Very common symptom: I have seen this many times through the years. You might be surprised to hear the commonest cause is poor diet, particularly all the sweet stuff. This results in a vitamin deficiency that affects the autonomic nervous system that controls the normal breathing mechanism. The first thing to do is to get rid of the sugar across the board. ...Read more
My chest feels heavy and i have a gasping for air. I see a asthma specialist in 2 weeks. What can I do in the meantime? Duoneb makes me anxious.
If you are: literally gasping for air you need help now. Please be seen at the nearest emergency room now. Call 911 if needed for transport. ...Read more
My asthma has not act up in 2 years and I kinda feel weird to ask my Dr to show me how to use a inhaler the right way I for get a lot what should I do?
Ask away!: You should never feel weird or embarrassed to ask your doctor a question or to show you how to use your inhaler (even if shown in the past). Sometimes, we all need a "refresher" on the proper use of medical equipment. Inhalers must be used correctly in order to maximize the amount of medication delivered to the lower segments of the lungs. ...Read more
I get pain in my stomage when i hear or talk to a family member when i hear her voice i often have to run to the toilet why ?
My chest feels tight and I have pain when trying to get a full breath I have to yawn to get it getting worried about it pain in the back can't get air?
I feel cough and breathing problem when i get up in the morning. I have to nebulize t for proper breathing and it has started recently. Pls advise.
Wheezing in the morn: Wheezing often has causes like allergy, sinusitis and gerd. Lying down in a dusty bed with scented detergents and fabric softeners, gerd or untreated sinusitis can exacerbate wheezing. Ask your phsician to check out these areas... You may be referred to an ent, gi, allergist or all of these depending on your history. ...Read more
I feel something is in my throat, and the air get stuck when i exhale. My CRP level is 16. I need to sleep sideways.Should i go to a otolaryngologist?
I am feeling a stabbing in my heart and shortness of breath. I feel like i want to pass out everytime the pain kicks in. I went to the doctor once already and they did blood testing urine testing and an xray and said nothing was wrong with me but the pain
I get a stabbing feeling in my heart that gets worse if i breath, the only way to stop it is to hold my breath. It can come at any time. Im 25 years?
Chest wall or : The problem could be pleuritis that is inflammation of the lining of the lung or chest wall or chest wall strain -- this could be due to infection like pneumonia, coughing or mechanical insults even from sport or work related -- discuss it with your doctor and get proper evaluation including a chest xray. ...Read more
I have asthma and a pulse oximeter. I use it to check when I get an asthma attack. What Spo2 is normal? So I know when to go to the ER. I am 25.
When it gets worse: I agree with Dr Grieve that pulse oximetry is useless in monitoring asthma .The rule of thumb is symptoms . If you are waking up at night from asthma more than 2x/wk, using your rescue inhaler nearly daily, or the breathing is getting progressive worse, you need to see your doctor. Lung function monitoring helps but the readings do not always correlate with severity of your asthma. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I went to doctor because of i can't get breathe when wind is strong. She took X-ray and listened my lungs she said you are ok. What's my problem?
Workup is not done!: The most common cause at your age would be something called exercise induced asthma. These attacks usually occur when exercising of in cold weather. A good history-taking is often enough to make the diagnosis. Failing that, there are specialized lung function tests which can help. Inhalers used before exposure to cold air or exercise help greatly in these cases. Good luck! ...Read more
I smoke and when i lay down i get an itch in my throat causing me to cough through the night, what can this be?
Everytime I go out of house I feel this tightness in my stomach which leads to pain.Also I feel nervous as if I can't breathe.What can be the cause?
Anxiety: Sounds like you are having issues with anxiety. Anxiety is state of excessive uneasiness and apprehension, typically with compulsive behavior or panic attacks. You feel anxious yet there is not tangible reason for feeling that way. You need to speak with your doctor treatment options. ...Read more
In the morning i wake up not being able to breath or swallow due to build up of phlegm in my throat, i don't know what to do about this issue.
How do I control my anxiety? I get butterflies in my stomach so bad in the A.M. that it wakes me up and I can't go back to sleep.
Anxiety: See you are on lexapro (escitalopram) & klonopin. There are a # of ways to address anxiety: Cognitive behavioral therapy, behavior modification, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, psychotropic medications, Qi Gong, Tai Chi, Acupuncture, Acupressure, Homeopathy, meditation, Yoga, exercise program or Progressive muscle relaxation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Home cuff: Get a good home blood pressure cuff and keep track of resting BP in standard state- sit for at least 5-10 min, feet flat on floor. Bring in pressure log and your cuff to the doctor office. Have your cuff checked with the clinic cuff. Should read within ~5. If your BP is normal at home and your cuff is accurate, should not be a problem. Other method- ambulatory blood pressure monitoring. ...Read more
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