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Its Hard For Me To Breath
Yes, if you are having trouble breathing, potentially serious.
If you're having trouble breathing right now, call 911.
If ok now, make appointment with ENT doc ASAP ...Read more
I have sharp pains in my left rip and its hard for me to breath and it sore when I touch and the pain keeps increasing. Clean X-ray what could it be?
Cracked rib?: Point tenderness with sharp pain can easily be due to a broken rib, which will only show up if displaced or x-ray happens to go thru break. Can occur with local trauma, hard cough, etc. A good exam looking for this may find it ; should get recheck to be sure is not some other cause of bad pain, like a stone, etc. ...Read more
My lower back hurts when I breath in. Why does it hurt? I also feel like I can't breath at times like its hard for me to breath. Shortness of breath
?: Assuming you have not been subject to trauma, there are 2 internal organs in your back that move with respiration: your kidney and your lungs. Since you're short of breath, we'll presume it's the latter. If you have fever, cough, and phlegm, you likely have pneumonia. If you don't, you may have pleurisy (inflamed lining of the lung). You really should be evaluated/examined. Pls see your doc in am. ...Read more
I feel my heart very accelerated, its hard for me to breath and I can even hear my heart pumping, I've been having bad headaches & today I felt dizzy.?
What does it mean when im having chest pain and I get a nose bleed and im dizzy, and its hard for me to breath and im vomiting?
Its hard for me to breath due to large tonsils and acid reflux, is it possible to affect my heart aside from my sleep apnea that posible 2 afect my <3?
I'm 39 weeks+3 I have an ob appointment tomorrow but I do have asthma. And at night its getting really hard for me to breath I don't know what to do?
Let your OB know: Asthma symptoms at night is important to note as this can be an indicator that the asthma is not controlled. Being pregnant at term can also make it difficult to breathe, but don't assume it is not asthma. Have a spirometry lung function test and perhaps a medication adjustment. If you can't breathe, neither can the baby! ...Read more
I'm having severe back pain in the center of my back. It radiates through my ribs and its hard for me to take a deep breath when im sitting up.
Why is it really hard for me to breath when there's a really strong wind. I just hold my breath and it hurts when I do breath it is still cold 13-30*f?
Broken Nose? Septum?: Difficulty breathing through just one nostril is often related to a broken nose and a deviated septum, the wall separating left and right nasal passages. If injured, a septum may shift to one side. A nose specialist can tell. The good news? It’s probably correctable. A routine 30-minute surgery to straightening the septum, improving air flow, has been done for over 100 years and is very popular. ...Read more
I've been constipated for a really long time it's made it hard for me to breath what should I do?
FLUIDS&FIBER: Drink plenty of fluids but avoid coffee, tea, and soda. They are dehydrating. Eat plenty of high fiber food such as fruits, vegetables, beans, nuts. Eat prunes everyday. If you continue to have a problem, add a fiber product like BeneFiber or Metamucil. We like to hold off on laxatives as a last resort but if you continue to struggle with constipation use Miralax (polyethylene glycol). ...Read more
I am 12 wks 5 days pregnant but for the past 2 days I've been feeling like I need air kind of making it hard for me to breath right why is this?
What might be the reason why sometimes it's hard for me to breath. Like there's something blocking the air tube comming out.
Need more info: It is very hard to tell exactly what your problem is without more information. If you are wheezing then, you may be having an asthma attack. If you are simply breathing very shallowly then, you may be hyperventilating. This could be due to nervousness, anxiousness, or pain. If this just developed and you have chest pain associated with breathing then, you should go to an emergency room. ...Read more
I have shortness of breath everytime I walk or do something it makes it hard for me to breath. I am 74 years old.
Visit MD immediately: Your medical problem can be due to a cardiovascular emergency. I wouldn’t postpone making appointment with your Doctor. Good Luck. ...Read more
Calcium carbonate.: Try giving him some oral antacids, such as Tums or rolaids. These contain calcium carbonate, which neutralizes the hydrochloric acid made by the stomach. Do not exceed the recommended dose on the package of whatever you choose. If this is frequent, a pediatrician should evaluate your son for more serious digestive problems, which would require more extensive treatment. ...Read more
Ovarian cyst removal im 20 years old and after my surgery it was hard for me to breath the next day why?
Possibilities...: Smoking and surgery are a bad mix and can certainly cause breathing problems. Atelectasis is a term used to describe the temporary collapse of small areas in the lungs seen after general anesthesia & abdominal surgery; this will clear up on its own. If your surgery was laparoscopic, the distention of the abdomen w/co2 can put pressure on the diaphragm & cause shortness of breath. ...Read more
Hi. I just want to ask why I felt like something stuck on my throat & sometimes hard for me to breath. Pls. Give some advice. Tnx?
Something in throat: It is unlikely that you have something stuck in your throat that is causing you difficulty breathing. The most common cause of this sensation is known as globus hystericus and is related to anxiety. Is there anything going on in your life over last 6 mos that may be causing you stress/fear? If it persists, though you want to make sure your thyroid is normal size and consider seeing an ENT doctor. ...Read more
Why is it hard for me to breath? I can't take a deep breath, my nose keeps running, I keep sneezing.
Breathing difficulty: Hello, it sounds like your allergies are getting the best of you. I would recommend an antihistamine and afrin nasal spray. The afrin is used 2x/day and no longer than 5 days. This will open your blocked nasal pathways and the antihistamine will relieve your allergy symptoms. ...Read more
My tonsils are swollen and my uvula is stuck to my left tonsil. It's making it really hard for me to breath and I have a slight migraine. Help?
I have asthma. Sometimes I get tightness in my chest and it gets hard for me to breath even when I'm sleeping or laying down. Could this be copd? How?
Unlikely COPD: By age alone unless you have some predisposition, like alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency, you don't have copd, and only pft can elucidate that. Triggers for sob or asthma have to be sought, as things like gerd, or allergies can be circumvented to avoid exacerbation. Dusts and dust mites are other triggers at night or laying down. Talk to your doctors as you may both find your triggers and help you. ...Read more
I am a regular smoker of marijuana. I took a toke of marijuana and choked and now my right lung hurts. Could it b a cramp? It's hard for me to breath
Probably muscular: It is rare to have pain coming from the lung itself. Your choking probably strained muscles in your chest wall/ribcage- esp. If the pain is worse with taking a deep breath. You might try an icepack over the sore area, the homeopathic remedy arnica and Ibuprofen or Aspirin to relieve the pain. If the pain worsens or you feel short of breath you should seek medical care. ...Read more
Hello, if I have some throat swelling and it is hard for me to breath after 24 hours of having consumed weed what must I do? Rest and hydration sufice?
Go to ER: If you have throat swelling lasting more than 24 hours, you need to get this taken care of immediately since one does not know whether this may progress further. If this has been a recurrent problem then you will need to consider a condition called hereditary angioedema which can be life-threatening. Throat swelling caused by allergies usually subsides in less than 24 hrs. ...Read more
I have asthma. Upon coming to ga, I got an infection in my lungs. Now it is hard for me to breath fully and I often & easily have shortness of breath?
Go see a Doctor: Please go see a physician. This is serious and not anything that should be managed on the internet. ...Read more
I always have sore throat but I had a thyroid in my throat they had drain it but my throat always swelling up sometimes it be hard for me to breath?
See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
Last night I felt like it was hard for me to breath, I was dizzy and my hands, arms, and feet were numb. Now the lower left part of my stomach hurts?
Too many possible: Causes. You need to talk to someone who can bring you to get checked in person for these symptoms. Can you discuss this with your parents or with the school nurse? ...Read more
Painful Breathing: Difficulty taking a deep breath can be caused by a variety of factors. For example, pleurisy inflames the lining of the lungs making deep breaths painful and difficult. Asthma and infections can also produce this symptom. Excessive abdominal bloating or gas can also contribute. ...Read more
Concerned: I would recommend an evaluation by a physician. There a several reasons that could be causing you to have this problem. If you are having a difficult time taking a deep breath because of pain, this is called pleuritic chest pain. If it is because you are unable to catch your breath, that is considered dyspnea. Either way, you need to be evaluated by a phsycian to rule out significant diseases. ...Read more