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My Right Lung Hurts When I Breathe
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 than see your doctor for a check up. ...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
They shouldn't: I could give list of things that could be from boken rib to pleuricy. The Best idea is to get seen by a trusted physciain. ...Read more
Pleurisy or other dx: Pain with breathing is called 'pleuritic pain'. Pleurisy or pneumonia can cause inflammation of the 'lung lining' so it is important to distinguish these 2 causes. Pneumonia usually has other symptoms: cough/fever/fatigue/short of breath. A chest xray can help make the diagnosis. The treatment for pleurisy is 'anti-inflammatories' (nsaids) such as aleve (naproxen). Hope you are better soon! ...Read more
I have had a continuous right lung pain that hurts more the deeper I breathe all day. Also, it becomes more painful when laying down.
Hi, I've been experiencing pain (feels like it's under my right lung) when I breathe in deeply. There's no noise, but it hurts more when laying down?
My right lung hurts alot just when I breathe. It started yesterday around noon and now its getting more painful. I sneezed and almost fainted from pain?
I have a dull ache in my upper right lung. It hurts most when lying down. It does not hurt when I breathe. What could this be?
See your doctor: These types of symptoms need to be augmented with a physical examinations and perhaps a chest x-ray. Talk with your doctor. ...Read more
When I breathe in deeply, the upper part of my right lung hurts in the front. What does this mean?
Have cold a few day mostly feel better beside my lungs it hurts to breath in around what I am guessin is my bottom right lung &lungs feel tight, wheezy?
I am a regular smoker of marijuana. I took a toke of marijuana and choked and now my right lung hurts. Could it b a cramp? It's hard for me to breath
Probably muscular: It is rare to have pain coming from the lung itself. Your choking probably strained muscles in your chest wall/ribcage- esp. If the pain is worse with taking a deep breath. You might try an icepack over the sore area, the homeopathic remedy arnica and Ibuprofen or Aspirin to relieve the pain. If the pain worsens or you feel short of breath you should seek medical care. ...Read more
Sudden pain in right lung next to heart when (and moving without breathing) for 30m then calmed down stil hurts a bit when deep breath, hurt to touch?
From exercising : You are describing pain where the intercostal muscles attach to ribs. This is generally from a pulled or slightly torn tendon at that point and usually is the result of exercise. Hold off on working out until it goes away. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen may help in the meantime ...Read more
Diminished breathing sounds in right lung, had chest x Ray no fluid, they sent me home and didn't say anything! Hurts to breathe and when I walk
I have drainage in the back of my throat and runny nose, and sometime when I breathe in the bottom of my right lung hurts, what's wrong?
If I take anything more than a shallow breath after lying down on my side I experience sharp pains from my right lung don't smoke no conditions. Help?
Go to see your MD: Go to see md to get checked. It could be from something like pleurisy/irritation to your pleura (outside lining of your lung) vs, muskuloskeletal related- however if you have other symptoms, bronchitis/pneumonia, blood clot etc. Should be also ruled out. Take some nsaids to help the pain and go to see your md to get checked. ...Read more
Sometimes when I take a deep breath there is a very sharp pain in my right lung what might cause this?
Pleuritis: Is a general term for pain when taking a deep breath and can be caused by a number of things, including infections and inflammation. You should probably see your doctor about this to make sure it is not something serious. Anti-inflammatory drugs like Ibuprofen and naproxyn help with pleurisy. Costochondritis and trauma can also cause localised pain. ...Read more
My right lung has a shape pain it when I take a deep breathe. I do not smoke and I do not drink. What might cause this?
Pleurisy: Pleuritic pain comes from inflammation of the covering of the lung. Could be coming from pneumonia whether its bacterial or viral, a blood clot on the lung or some other process causing a local reaction. You need to see a doctor soon and probably also get a chest x-ray at a minimum. If there is any other symptoms like shortness of breath, dizziness, faintness, etc. You need to do it even sooner. ...Read more
I awoke like any other day and took a deep breath. All of a sudden I got a sharp pain in my right lung. It's been hurting ever since. What could this?
My left lung comes out considerably more than the right when I breathe. It's like my right lung doesn't take any air. Why does this happen to me? Help
Hard to say: Your perception may be right but the cause may be structural. Some people have a rib cage that stands out more on side than the other based on how the vertebrae in your back line up. In any case, you can have this sorted out during a visit with your doc. ...Read more
?Pleuritic: Inflammation of the lining of the lungs and chest cavity, known as pleuritis or pleurisy, can cause "pleuritic" chest pain. Pleuritis should be suspected if the pain or burning gets worse when you take deep breaths. There may be several causes of pleuritis, such as infection, inflammation, reactive airway disease, etc. Take an NSAID and call the Dr. for an evlautaion of your chest/lung discomfort ...Read more
I've had a rattle in my right lung for almost three years. It's mostly when I lay down. I also get short of breath easily. What is it?
? Pneumonia: See a doctor asap.Get a more detailed answer ›
Pain in upper right lung now and then when breathe and moving, not strong, sometimes dry cough coming from lungs, smoker for 1,5 year. 17 yrsold?
Growing pains?: Has your rib cage grows and your lungs expand, There are various unusual aches and pains associated. I highly recommend you stop smoking. Less than 25% of people smoke nowadays and you are in the minority. A dry cough is particularly bad in such a young history of smoking. A chest x-ray might be valuable ...Read more
I have a sharp pain in my upper back and chest (right lung) when I take a deep breath, have a cough and sometimes hear weeziness.
Might be pleurisy: But have it checked to make sure there is no clot ...Read more
I have scaring on my right lung off blood clots and today I took a deep breath and it's been hurting since I took the deep breath?
Xray: It seems you strained yourself but to be safe get a ventilation perfusion x-ray of your lungs. ...Read more
I had my right lung removed several months ago, I am fighting an infection but I always have shortness of breath will this be forever?
I have asthma and when I take a breath in, especially a deep breath, there is a sharp piercing pain in my upper right lung. It is so painful!
Doctor when i breath I feel as if my lungs are tight n can't breathe fully. Secondly from yesterday when i breath right lung pains from the lower side.
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