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Dr. Gavin Graff
Board Certified, Pediatric Pulmonology
25 years in practice
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My right lung keeps spasming but it is not from chronic bronchitis what else can it be?

Dr. Gavin Graff
Board Certified, Pediatric Pulmonology
25 years in practice
22K people helped
My right lung keeps spasming but it is not from chronic bronchitis what else can it be?

Spasming lung?: Maybe asthma, not sure what spasming lung means. ...Read more

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Dr. Bret Boyle
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Dr. Sunil Mehra
Board Certified, Pulmonology
39 years in practice
348K people helped
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Hi I have a stabbing pain in my lower right lung does not hurt when breath in i had a viral infection which made my tubes in my lung spasm?

Dr. Sunil Mehra
Board Certified, Pulmonology
39 years in practice
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Hi I have a stabbing pain in my lower right lung does not hurt when breath in i had a viral infection which made my tubes in my lung spasm?

Spasm: One localised area of pain could be pneumonia or mu scoloskeletal pain.It is not pleuritic as it does nt hurt on deep breathing, good physical exam and cxr should help. ...Read more

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Dr. Bret Boyle
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Dr. Eric Toloza
Board Certified, Thoracic Surgery
25 years in practice
847K people helped
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I think my lung experiences periodic spasms. How can I get this checked?

Dr. Eric Toloza
Board Certified, Thoracic Surgery
25 years in practice
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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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Dr. Mark Milunski
Board Certified, Cardiology
32 years in practice
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What is the reason behind my chest spasms at the height of my lungs?

Dr. Mark Milunski
Board Certified, Cardiology
32 years in practice
252K people helped
What is the reason behind my chest spasms at the height of my lungs?

Chest spasms: That's a difficult question to answer in this short space. I would recommend that you speak with your primary care physician or with a physician who specializes in lung disease. ...Read more

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Dr. Bret Boyle
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Dr. TAPAN CHAUDHURI
Board Certified, Nuclear Medicine
50 years in practice
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chronic spasm in upper back , neck, tension or whatever..but diagnosed with lung cancer in 2010 with same issue can this be that again?

Dr. TAPAN CHAUDHURI
Board Certified, Nuclear Medicine
50 years in practice
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 chronic spasm in upper back , neck, tension or whatever..but diagnosed with lung cancer  in 2010 with same issue   can this be that again?

NEED MORE INFORMATIO: May be or may be not. Depends on the diagnosis of cause of spasm in 2010. How was the spasm in 2010 resolved? What did the doctor say in 2010 as the cause of spasm? Any x-ray done in 2010 or now? Any injury in 2010 or now? What is the status of lung cancer now -any surgery, any metastases. Where is the exact location of lung cancer - right or left, upper, middle or lower fields? ...Read more

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
31 years in practice
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Havin back pain where i had lung surgery 4 yrs. ago been walking short distance now an i have spasm in right neck an stiffness in back daily why ?

Dr. Matt Wachsman
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
31 years in practice
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Havin back pain where i had lung surgery 4 yrs. ago      been walking short distance now an i have spasm in right neck an stiffness in back daily why
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Cannot say in your: particular case because there are a lot of possibilities. First, spasm of muscles around the spine is increadibly common even without any prior surgery. While a diaphram problem often causes neck pain, in general you wouldn't expect all of these to be connected. ...Read more

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Dr. David Dang
Board Certified, Radiology
9 years in practice
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Would an abdominal or lung CT show back problems? Been having terrible back spasms lately and wondering if it would have picked up a tumor back there

Dr. David Dang
Board Certified, Radiology
9 years in practice
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Would an abdominal or lung CT show back problems? Been having terrible back spasms lately and wondering if it would have picked up  a tumor back there

See below: Chances are your symptom is not from a spine tumor. Check with your doctor for treatment. The thoracic spine is included in the chest ct & the lumbar spine is included in abdominal ct. An obvious mass destroying the spine would have been seen on ct. A lesion the spinal cord may not be visible. ...Read more

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Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Mother-in-law is being treated for small cell lung cancer. Recently has severe spasms in her left arm. CAT scan came back normal. ?

Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Mother-in-law is being treated for small cell lung cancer.  Recently has severe spasms in her left arm. CAT scan came back normal.  ?

CAUSE???: Could simply be electrolyte or mineral abnormality. Need to get that checked especially calcium. If this recurs make sure her doctor knows about it ...Read more

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Dr. Ilya Averbuch
Board Certified, Pain Management
41 years in practice
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Experiencing muscle spasms under left breast diaphragm area as well as tenderness in back of upper left back, with a lot of burping.Lung congestion to?

Dr. Ilya Averbuch
Board Certified, Pain Management
41 years in practice
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Experiencing muscle spasms under left breast diaphragm area as well as tenderness in back of upper left back, with a lot of burping.Lung congestion to?

See your physician: Say "pain", not "muscle spasm"; you may unintentionally mislead your physician. Any upper abdominal pain with upper back pain radiation is suspicious for pancreatic pain. While it can be a benign gastroduodenitis, you must not miss a more serious diagnosis, like pancreatitis, or a duodenal ulcer penetrating into the head of the pancreas. See your physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Mary Engrav
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
26 years in practice
4M people helped
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Have disc-degenitrive disease with l4, and L5 rupture without physical therapy, with recent severe muscle spasms through-out body with un-biopsied nodules in both lungs totalling !5 , cancelled pulmonary specialist appt due to fathers recent death and mov

Dr. Mary Engrav
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
26 years in practice
4M people helped

You : You have two major issues going on and you need to have an immediate medical evaluation. Please call the nearest hospital/doctor referral line, and ask for a neurosurgeon and a pulmonologist. It is very important that you be seen immediately for a complete evaluation. Please be sure that you have your old records faxed immediately to yourself or your new doctors so that your care is not delayed. ...Read more

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