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Why do my lungs hurt when i run? I have a history of asthma and take my medication before i workout. Is it possible that the pain will decrease as i c

Why do my lungs hurt when i run? I have a history of asthma and take my medication before i workout. Is it possible that the pain will decrease as i c

Uncontrolled asthma: It is likely that your asthma is not adequately controlled, causing you to have symptoms when you are running. Please see a lung specialist for full assessment of your lung function to find out if your symptoms are due to exercise induced asthma or other causes. ...Read more

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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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Why does the bottom part of my lung hurt when i run? I use an inhaler but still happens.

Why does the bottom part of my lung hurt when i run? I use an inhaler but still happens.

Maybe a "stitch": It may not be related to asthma. To prevent this from happening, avoid eating just prior to running, breath deeply through your mouth, avoid carbonated drinks, avoid cold weather running, start out at a slower pace, and use good posture while running. Good luck and run on! ...Read more

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Could you tell me why my lungs sounds weird after going for a run?

Could you tell me why my lungs sounds weird after going for a run?

Asthma ?: It's not just kids who get asthma. There is an exertional type with onset in adults. Usually this is easy to treat with an inhailer. Best get checked out to know for sure and to discuss the best approach to a definitive work up and course of remediation. ...Read more

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Gidday, weneva i go for a run at the start my lungs feel like there burning when i breath and have heaps of flem, after bout 30min it sort of comes rite?

Gidday, weneva i go for a run at the start my lungs feel like there burning when i breath and have heaps of flem, after bout 30min it sort of comes rite?

Could be: Sounds like you could have exercise induced asthma. You give a classic description. You can see a doctor or pulmonary specialist to give you a test and get you a diagnosis. There is very good treatment that you would use, like an inhaler, before running. ...Read more

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Will most lung infections just run its course, or is medicine necessary?

Will most lung infections just run its course, or is medicine necessary?

Depends: Infection can be from virus, bacteria, fungus, to name some. So viral infection usually will tun it's course, bacterial and fungal infections will need treatments provided by your doctor after pe and possible diagnostic testings. ...Read more

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Does susceptibility to lung infections run in the family?

Does susceptibility to lung infections run in the family?

Probably not: Unless there is a hereditary immunocomprimised disease, then probably not. ...Read more

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