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My Throat Is Irritated Does This Mean That I Have A Lung Problem
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
I have got this problem with my throat or lungs after smoking a hookah water pipe, can anyone help?
My lungs and throat feels like they are on fire after eating kfc chicken. This never happened before. What could be the problem?
Why is it that sometimes I feel like my breath gets stuck in my throat.. happens at rest and during exercise... lung problem? CXR last ur was normal.
Just a thought...: I'm glad the CXR was OK - that minimizes the chance of lung problem - but upper respiratory issues can be the thing! Sinus drainage into your throat (post-nasal drip). There. mucus can accumulate and block air - esp if it is thick and plentiful. Consider an ENT exam and till then, try OTC or Rx sinus meds, mucinex, (guaifenesin) anti-inflammatories, etc. Best wishes. (I feel your pain). ...Read more
Chronic throat clearing problem after a cold 19 months ago, could this be a serious problem? Could I have lung disease? No trouble breathing at all!
Post nasal drip?: Most people i know with this symptom have post nasal drip. It's drainage from sinus cavities going down the back of throat and causes either cough, tickling or other irritation. Can be mild to severe. Ask doctor for suggestions, confirmation, tx or referral if you feel too irritated. Best! ...Read more
My throat is sore and it has been for the past few days. I'm a young teen competitive swimmer. I always have lung/chest problems bc I was premature?
Frequent throat problem in last 2 years. Symptoms: burning and itching in throat affects left side lung, breathe heavily when i walk up just 1 floor?
Please see: Please see your doctor for evaluation and to discuss treatment options if needed. ...Read more
Chronic throat clearing problem (not cough) almost 2 years, but never during sleep, could lung cancer behave this way? Started after a cold, so scared
Exam: An examination by an internist or family physician should pinpoint the problem. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Usually clearing your throat is due to excessive mucus in the back of your throat, either from retaining your saliva in your throat (instead of swallowing) for some reason or else post-nasal drip ... Usually not from your lungs, unless you also have a cough ... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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