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Low Blood Pressure Lung Cancer
I have lung disease and on exertion very breathless. My heart races when walking etc. my pulse is erratic and I have very low blood pressure also diab?
The question is ?: To get the most out of this public site, you list background information and ask a related question. You have listed a few health problems but no clear question. You are welcome to start over, but keep these items in mind. ...Read more
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
I am lightheaded with low blood pressure and chest pain as well with loss of appetite. I have a history with PE as well.
Get Checked!: I do not know the reason for your original pulmonary embolism, but with the symptoms you are describing there are a multitude of issues possible. The most concerning is the possibility of a recurrent pulmonary embolus. You should be seen in the ER as soon as possible for further evaluation in order to make sure this is not a life threatening issue! ...Read more
On celexa (citalopram) 20mg for 6 days. Perscribed for chest pain they said was related to anxiety. Already have low blood pressure, getting lower, is this safe?
Celexa (citalopram): Should not affect BP or cause chest pains. ...Read more
Slight pressure in chest. blood in saliva. blood on back of tongue left side. quit smoking 3 years ago. worried it may be lung cancer.
What are tell tell signs of lung cancer? I have coughed up blood, I have been having upper/middle back pain, and when i went to the doctor they said i had low vitamin d i just wanted a second opinion on what these symptoms might be.
Weight : Weight loss, spitting up blood, lack of appetite and energy along with abnormal cxr or ct chest (spot of chesr x ray or ct chest) are all suggestive of cancer. Sometimes coughing too hard/bronchitis can lead to blood in sputum as well besides lung cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not directly : Low BP can occur in cancer due to dehydration or severe infections and some chemotherapy agents. It can also occur if there has been significant weight loss. But isolated low blood pressure in someone who is otherwise healthy is unlikely to be due to cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can Be: Low BP can be dangerous. Please discuss further with your doctor. ...Read more
LOW BLOOD PRESSURE FOR TWO MONTH CRP IS 16 (NORMAL IS UP TO 5) ESR IS 24 (NORMAL TO 20)ALL ANOTHER BLOOD TESTS IS NORMAL COULD IT ANY TYPE CANCER?
My wife is getting low blood pressure once in a couple of months , also she gets bouts of breathlessness . 2D echo ,Lung Finction test , Stress normal?
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
Hypotension is defined as "low blood pressure". Blood pressure is measured as two numbers and expressed as systolic blood pressure (sbp) / diastolic blood pressure (dbp). The sbp is the pressure that is generated when the heart squeezes. Dbp occurs when the heart relaxes. 120/70 is considered normal in adults. Less than 100/60 (of either number) can ...Read more