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My Lungs Hurt When I Run
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I've been experiencing chest/lung pain as if when you run and you get shortness of breath and your lungs hurt but I haven't been doing any of that?
Help docs? Why is it when running in the cold my lungs hurt and i feel congested & a headache in frontal lobes?
Problem with cold?: Sounds like you have poor tolerance for cold weather, usually exaggerated by exercise. You may also have what is called "exercise induced asthma" A more detailed history and examination is needed to make the right diagnosis. Treatment could be as simple as using an inhaler before running. Try not to postpone it too far off. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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.
With exercise Induced Asthma why when your running does your Rib/Lung area hurt even if taken the inhaler before activity and hurts still after sport?
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I'm worried because my grandma had asthma, and so do a lot of my cousins. I run outmy lungs to feel like this coul this be asthma, what do you suggest?
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