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Is Chest Tightness A Symptom Of Asthma In Children
Chest tightness is the feeling of a "squeezing" or a pressure in the chest. Sometimes there is an associated breathing difficulty. There are numerous potential causes. Heart attack, angina, pericarditis, chest wall pain, heart rhythm condition, esophagus spasm, lung condition are ...Read more
Not really: If you are having a hard time breathing recommend that you be evaluated expeditiously at the emergency room. Sxs of strep throat can include: large, red painful tonsils with white exudates; small red dots on the roof of the mouth; swollen lymph nodes on the neck; fever, headache, rash, difficulty swallowing, fatigue & rash. ...Read more
Hello is is true that anxiety and asthma are the top reasons for shortness of breath in a 20 year old ?
A presented to the a&d department with severe chest pain, clutching his chest, shortness of breath and palpitation. 1)what is the likely diagnosis?
Is there a difference between stress-related chest/ arm discomfort and exercise-related chest heaviness and a choking sensation in the throat?
Chest symptom: Smothering is a nonspecific symptom could be lots of things. ...Read more
Mr. Farmer is 68, has a history of copd, and is complaining of increased shortness of breath and nasal congestion. What is it?
Go to ER..,: There are many possible causes of these symptoms. But, increasing shortness of breath is potentially life-threatening and should always be evaluated by a doctor asap! this person could have acute bronchitis, bronchospasm from any etiology, pulmonary embolus, sinus infection, etc. Any of these could worsen his respiratory status and can result in acute respiratory failure in a COPD patient. ...Read more
No: Vocal cord dysfunction with closing of the vocal cords inappropriately can cause wheezing in the throat can mimic asthma. Vocal cord dysfunction is frequently associated with acid reflux disease. Rhinoscopy can be helpful in making the diagnosis. Speech therapy can be very helpful in treating this condition. ...Read more
Many: Chest pain most commonly is musculoskeletal in children (it comes from the muscles and bones of the chest). It can also be caused by gastroesophageal reflux (heartburn), pleurisy (pain from the lining of the lungs, usually from infection), or, less commonly, from the heart of large blood vessels. If the pain involves fever, weakness, or difficulty breathing, medical help should be obtained. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
???: What does "difficulty or jam chest" mean? ...Read more
Neither: Thiis is a reflex that occurs occasionally after surgery due to irritation of the larynx. It causes "roaring disease"in horses when they eat a plant that contains an enzyme that destroys vitamin b1. It is beause of an irritability of the recurrent laryngeal nerve that innervates the cords. Get rid of all sugar "junk" and try taking b1. See a nutritionist for details and look it up in wikipedia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Breathing trouble an tightness in chest. an headache, . sister is dying in hosp. is this just anxiety ?
No: The lungs have no pain fibers and so don't send pain signals to the brain. The pleural surfaces lining the chest wall are exquisitely pain sensitive and cause the sharp pain we call pleurisy, but this is not typical of copd. Cough is the typical symptom of nerve irritation in the lungs. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Influenza: According to mayo clinic flu sxs may include “fever over 100f (38c), aching muscles, especially in your back, arms and legs, chills ; sweats, headache, dry cough, fatigue and weakness, nasal congestion.” children may experience nausea, vomiting or abdominal pain when they have influenza. ...Read more