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Why does the side of my stomach where my lungs are, feel sore?

Why does the side of my stomach where my lungs are, feel sore?

More info please: You have two lungs--a right and left. Both are above the diaphragm, but your stomach is below it. Can you help us help you by better localizing your symptoms, and tell us about their acuity, quality, precipitants, and accompaniments? Thanks. ...Read more

Lung (Definition)

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


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I am extremely tired, loss of appetite, and my body is sore. I feel like I have mucus stuck in my lungs and I also feel soreness in my back... Could you shed some light on this for me?

I am extremely tired, loss of appetite, and my body is sore. I feel like I have mucus stuck in my lungs and I also feel soreness in my back... Could you shed some light on this for me?

Walking: pneumonia or a lingering infection is my impression. Have you taken a chest xray and completed a course of antibiotics? If not, please make an appointment with your primary care or a Healthtap video consult. ...Read more

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My lungs are sore when I cough. Could this be serious?

My lungs are sore when I cough. Could this be serious?

Lungs: Hard to tell from your description. May be an infection. Suggest you see your doctor to check it out ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my lungs are sore when I cough?

What do you suggest if my lungs are sore when I cough?

Cough: May be ribs rather than kings and ibuprofen would help. If it's lungs and you have no fever might be asthma. Speak to your doctor ...Read more

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After I workout , for days I have very sore lungs and my body burns up slightly. Over the past few years, this has happend. What can it be?

After I workout , for days I have very sore lungs and my body burns up slightly. Over the past few years, this has happend. What can it be?

Body burns up?: Do you mean actual fever? Sore lungs: well you will need a comprehensive physicial exam, x-rays and pulmonary function studues. You question cannot be answered without an exam and further testing. ...Read more

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Had tile floor installed in home. Lots of redpirable all over. In house and got reallly tight and sore lungs. Been 3.5 months with slow imprvmnt.

Had tile floor installed in home.  Lots of redpirable all over.  In house and got reallly tight and sore lungs.  Been 3.5 months with  slow imprvmnt.

I presume your Dr: Is already treating u for reactive or obstructive airway disease. If there's no improvement, talk to him about your concerns. Perhaps he needs to adjust, increase the dose of your meds or add new ones.I suspect that inhalation of chemicals in your line of work can contribute to your condition. Quit smoking if u do. Bless u! ...Read more

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When I take a heavy breath my left back side where my lungs and ribs are hurt like a sore really painful feeling , can you please tell what's happenin?

When I take a heavy breath my left back side where my lungs and ribs are hurt like a sore really painful feeling , can you please tell what's happenin?

See your doctor: Pain in the back of the chest, when taking a deep breath, can be caused by several conditions. The ribs or muscles might be sore, but they should also be sore when you push on the spot. The lining of the lung ("pleura") may also be inflamed, and this is usually a sharper kind of pain. It would be wise to let your doctor examine you and possibly order tests to determine the exact cause. ...Read more

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I have a sore swollen throat and pain in the lungs, what to do?

I have a sore swollen throat and pain in the lungs, what to do?

Seek medical : Attention. You have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a streph throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are very helpful. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle with this several times a day. You can gargle with aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mixture of chamomile tea with honey ; a small amount of lemon juice. ...Read more

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My lungs are very sore and often cough up blood and black, ive smoked marijuan in bongs for three years aswell as cugarettes im 17. There so sore?

My lungs are very sore and often cough up blood and black, ive smoked marijuan in bongs for three years aswell as cugarettes im 17. There so sore?

Cough: Depending on the length of symptoms and whether associated with fever chills weightloss you will need to make sure you don't have pneumonia or some other lung infection. I would get to the doctor for a chest X-ray , lab work and possibly some antibiotics for starters ...Read more