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I think my lung experiences periodic spasms. How can I get this checked?

I think my lung experiences periodic spasms. How can I get this checked?

Airway spasms?: If you mean airway spasms, then pulmonary function tests without and with bronchodilators, especially during one of these episodes of spasms. ...Read more

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Lung (Definition)

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


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I have history of very large pe in r lung 7 yrs ago. My r lung started hurting a week ago in the same spot the pe was in. Should i get checked out?

I have history of very large pe in r lung 7 yrs ago. My r lung started hurting a week ago in the same spot the pe was in. Should i get checked out?

Yes, get checked now: As you know, a pulmonary embolus can be lethal. So any symptoms suggestive of pe should be checked out: pleuritic pain (pain at the "top" of the breath), shortness of breath, coughing up blood, dizziness, etc. Additionally, a painful lump in a leg may be a dvt: deep vein thrombosis - a clot that can travel upstream to the lungs where it becomes very risky. Genetics can play a factor - get seen now. ...Read more

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I got an xray for lungs last september 12 and i mentioned that there is a sign for paracardiac pneumonia. But i was not able to get the result checked?

Another : Chest xray might alleviate your fears. In all likelihood your pneumonia healed without leaving a trace. If you feel well doing nothing more is also a very reasonable approach. ...Read more

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I am paranoid about a collapsed lung, how do I get checked?

I am paranoid about a collapsed lung, how do I get checked?

CXR: Medical evaluation and usually a regular chest x-ray can help reassure you. ...Read more

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When i was pregnant i would spit up blood, now 9months after i get it sometimes, I have had my nose, tummy, lungs and mouth checked what could it be?

When i was pregnant i would spit up blood, now 9months after i get it sometimes, I have had my nose, tummy, lungs and mouth checked what could it be?

Dry mouth and nose : You are probably very dry. When the mucosa of the nose or throat gets too dry it will bleed and you will get some streaky blood when you cough or blow your nose. Try using ayr night gel in the nose before you go to bed. You can also use Bacitracin or any other ointment 4 to 5 times a day and that will help moisten the nose. Put a humidifier in you bedroom at night. Good luck. ...Read more

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I get breathless while talking an a tightness in chest have been checked by cardio and lung doctor what is the next step I have also lost weight 6 Kil?

Possibly stress: If the specialists you saw feel this is not primary lung or heart consider slowing your speaking down particularly if it is a stressful conversation. If you have not had full lung function testing where they look at all the function of the lung you should. You should also do a cardiac stress ECHO not just the ECHO. Hypertension a cause not always apparent at time at MD office. Maybe seek 2nd opini ...Read more

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Going to get thumb-size mole checked. I'm very tense person due to spasticity. Should I take muscle relaxer? Would that interfere w/med used to numb?

Going to get thumb-size mole checked. I'm very tense person due to spasticity. Should I take muscle relaxer? Would that interfere w/med used to numb?

No NO: Exactly what do you mean by "muscle relaxer"? No you will not need a tranquilizer. No, it will not interfere with local anesthesia. You do not yet know if any procedure will be done. It will not hurt. Relax. ...Read more