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Lung Hurt Breathe
How long is a typical virus? It's been 13 days is better but lungs hurt to breathe in now. Could it be she's worse even thou she's better. What now?
Viral infection: The average viral respiratory tract infections last about a week. When fever, sweats, cough, wheeze, discolored sputum persist longer than that, a bacterial infection is suspected and antibiotic treatment is usually begun. Have your daughter's pediatrician examine her if she fits into any of these patterns. ...Read more
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
I have a spo2 at 92% with pi 5, 7% my lung hurt I breathe with light diff. To ok symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) no change am I ok until I see my doc im a smoker?
I don't think its: The lungs that hurt you after exercising. One gets breathless after any activity ; the chest muscles have to work hard to get breaths in ; out as the body's different muscles need oxygen to function. If someone is unfit or new to exercises, then they need to carry on doing so regularly, to build their stamina (becoming conditioned). The chest ms hurt early on but as time passes, it gets better. ...Read more
Pleurisy,? LungCancer: From virus/autoimmune&smoke toxins driving progressive bronchitis, emphysema, pleurisy & cancer. Amazing issue is how well human immune system can partially protect & minimize symptoms for as long as often (not always) happens yet lung mucociliary cleaning system http://goo. Gl/IXDw19 suppressed by only 1 cig; becomes overwhelmed eventually resulting in above. Get screening: http://goo. Gl/BaVYbF. ...Read more
EXPANSION: The cold air expands in your lungs when it heats up. Try breathing through your nose. Remember to tell your doctor about this so he / she can measure your lung capacity, have a listen and check a few other things. ...Read more
No: Lisinopril does not cause respiratory pain. The pain can be muscular or due to an inflamed lining of your lung (pleurisy) or heart (pericarditis). Testing may be necessary to distinguish them. ...Read more
Up my right lung hurts when I breathe deep, started days ago, it comes and goes. My heath is good, could it be serious & should I worry?
Right lung pain: This does not sound serious. The pain may be originating in your ribs, the lung or the lining of your lungs (pleura). Did you recent have a fall or hurt your self, or a recent cold or infection with cough. Try not to worry, but if it gets worse then see your doctor for a check up. ...Read more
What can I do if my chest or left lung hurts when I breathe, along with my shoulder. What is causing this?
I've been smoking weed for about a week every day and now my lungs hurt when I breathe in and it's more on my right side, can someone explain this plz?
Why does my left lung hurt when I breathe and some times my heart hurts when I breathe in Afew times what is this?
I have had a fever for 3 days, now I have stabbing pain in my left lung. It hurts to breathe, cough, and move. What is wrong with me?
Impossible to know: This type of pain can simply be caused by a muscle pull (small muscles between the ribs) or irritation of the lining around the lung; both relatively benign. However, a collapsed lung can also manifest in this way and would require urgent, if not emergent, medical attention. One must examine you to be sure. I recommend you seek the care of a physician now. ...Read more
One possibility: When you say "stomach bug" I presume there was vomiting. If this is the case, the pain you now experience could be musculoskeletal tenderness from recent vomiting involving the chest wall and abdominal muscles...Which are involved in both vomiting as well as laughing and deep breathing (inspiration and expiration). ...Read more
They shouldn't: I could give list of things that could be from boken rib to pleuricy. Best idea is to get seen by a trusted physciain. ...Read more
My lungs hurt. It hurts to breathe. I get sharp pains in my chest. My bones are getting weak and I get lightheaded a lot plus more. What should I do?
See a doctor: With the symptoms you describe you should see a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
Sharp shooting pain in chest. Possibly rib cage or lungs. Hurts when I yawn breathe or take deep breaths. I'm 16 yearold female. Hiked a mile yesterday?
Be seen: Although it would be unusual in an otherwise healthy female, anyone. With chest pain with respiration should be seen and evaluated to ensure there is not underlying cause that is potentially dangerous such as a pulmonary embolus or spontaneous pneumothorax. Sgain, not common, but you should consider being seen. ...Read more
Every time I go running I get extremely bad pain around my sternum and ribs/lungs. It hurts when I breathe deeper and shortness of breath.
I have a pain in the left side of my chest, side of breast and under armpit, is this my heart or lung? Hurts to take deep breathes
Chest pain: It could be either or related to the chest wall. Complete history and physical is necessary. ...Read more
Many things: If you have recent vigorous activity you may have pulled a chest muscle, but it it is severe or if you have other symptoms (like trouble catching your breath or a sense that you cannot get enough air) see your primary provider or go to urgent care or er. Also see your primary if it does not go away with simple other the counter medication (try if pain not bad and no other issues). ...Read more
Almost every night my lungs hurt and it feels like its hard to breathe. But I can take big breaths. What could this be?
So I have been having a pressure pain on the left side of my back near my lungs area, it hurts when I take a deep breath and also when I turn.
Pleuritic pain: Is pain when you breathe in. Can be from a variety of causes - from simple muscle ache to infection/pneumonia to the more potentially serious pulmonary embolism. Because some of these diagnoses can be serious recommend examination by a doctor licensed in your area and urgently if breathing difficulties. If it remains unclear the doctor may need to order tests to sort it out. All the best. ...Read more
Perhaps serious.: There are a variety of things that could cause this. If it just started happening hours or minutes ago and it is getting worse, seek immediate medical attention because it could be a heart attack or a pulmonary embolism. If it has been happening for a longer period of time, it might just be a muscle strain or broken rib. ...Read more
Vague Question: Pain with deep breathing could be either a cardiac (heart) or pulmonary (lung) issue. Either one is not necessarily a good thing and you should probably seek evaluation from a local physician because worse case scenario could be a life threatening event. ...Read more
Multiple: There are multiple reasons to have back pain with inspiration. The most important would be an issue with the lungs, like asthma, copd, pnuemonia, or pleuritis. There can also be issues with the structures of the thoracic region, including the ribs, muscles, and the thoracic spine. An examination with your doctor would be recommended. ...Read more