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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
Took 3 puffs of hemp CBD oil vapor a week ago and still have strange irritated feeling in my lungs/throat. Have I done permanent harm? Will it go away?
Should be OK.: One episode of smoking hemp oil should not cause permanent damage to the lungs. You may just be very sensitive to it and need longer to recover. You should probably remember this the next time it is offered to you. Good luck. ...Read more
Throat, eyes, & lungs irritated from a large amount of candle smoke in small room due to small candle fire. Black stuff in nostrils. Should I worry?
Self resolving: Symptoms should resolve spontaneously but if they persist then get evaluated. ...Read more
Drove past/over skunk, smelled bad, nauseous, clothes smelled. Throat hurts, lungs feel irritated, can I catch illness from the scent? Is it toxic?
No: It's obnoxious and irritating but not dangerous. ...Read more
I have been smoking a vapor pen and lately my throat has been feeling irritated. Plus I have noticed my lungs are itchy only when I smoke the vapor pen. My ears are itchy as well. I am coughing a little mucus up, not much but some every so often.
Stop vaping: There is very little, if any, regulations or oversight for the ingredients/chemicals being used in electronic cigarette devices. These devices have not been around long enough to determine the potential harms associated with their use. It sounds like you are having a negative reaction to one or more of the components of the vapor, perhaps even an allergy. I recommend that you stop vaping. ...Read more
Post nasal drip hacking often. Mucus drips in throat overnight, wake up congested and dehydrated. Hacking when I woke up and feels like my throat down to lungs is irritated feels like I cant breathe?
Uncomfortable achiness in lower lung/chest both sides, w/ productive cough & irritated asthma. No fever/sore throat/cold. 3-5 days. Should I see dr?
Yes ; soon: Before you get into deeper trouble.Get a more detailed answer ›
Constant irritated throat and heavy chest like bein pushed on. I suffer from anxiety could that be the reason they occur or something diffrent?
See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Held baby yest. Who recently finished meds for thrush, due to mom's meds in utero. Today side of throat hurts and chest feels irritated, related?
My throat started feeling irritated 2 days ago now my nose is congested my chest is sore and I have a slight cough?
Cold: You llikely have a viral upper resp infection. ...Read more
I have plugged sinuses, yellow snot, a bad cough, congestion in chest and throat, and an irritated throat and almost no voice. What could I have?
I have an irritated throat, mild chest cong/cough& ear pressure like they want to pop. I don't get sick often - does this sound like a sinus inf?
Bacteria vs Virus: You have common symptoms of an upper respiratory tract infection. The vast majority of upper respiratory infections are caused viruses, and generally resolve on their own especially in an otherwise healthy person. Symptoms can be treated with OTC cold medications. Sinus infections usually cause facial pressure or pain and dark nasal discharge. If not improving in 1 week, see a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Coughing with pleghm that is clear with green spots, throat feel irritated, runny nose, chest feel tight, difficulty breathing, what's wrong?
It depends: If you don't have allergies and the symptoms have lasted a few days, you probably have a viral upper respiratory infection with bronchitis (no antibiotics!). If you have had allergy symptoms for a while and the new symptoms last more than 10-4 days, you probably have sinusitis with either bronchitis or an asthma-like reaction. In short, if symptoms linger, see a physician. ...Read more
I woke up with racing heart, short of breath 9/12. Asthma 1st time in life. Advair 500/50, ventolin. How to soothe irritated throat & chest?
Heart racing: Not sure about the timing of your events, but heart racing can be secondary to both inhalers, ventolin and advair. Shortness of breath is from asthma. Depending on when your palpitations started, if they occurred after starting the inhalers, ask your doctor for xopenex (levalbuterol) inhaler, it may be better tolerated and has the same effect as ventolin. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had blood in spit. Hard palate spotted red, but my throat/chest has been irritated off and on for more than a month. Also have brkn tooth and GERD.?
Persistent sore throat that progressed to neck pain, chest, stomach and back pain (in that order). What could it be? Hello, I've had throat pain now for about two months. I stopped working out because it irritated it when I breathed heavily through my mou
You: You will have to have a complete evaluation by a primary care doctor such as an internal medicine physician or a family practitioner. You may need a chest x-ray or other studies. Please be seen and evaluated for this especially as it has gone on for two months. If you had worsening pain, fever or shortness of breath then you would have to go to the er. ...Read more
Having been having throat pain, pharynx is irritated, bloodshot eyes, chest pain, have some red dots inside mouth on lower lip where gums meet?
Red dots: Need to really see it but sound like could be viral. See your dr asap. ...Read more
I have an earache in both ears for about a week now with sore throat and mild cough, chest feels irritated congested. No fever! Is it allergies?
Possible: This is allergy season and this may be what you have, but cannot possibly diagnose long-distance. Would you want your can fixed over the telephone? ...Read more
Stress from work leads to anxiety, than I get body pain in my chest and neck along with neasua and irritability also I get the feel of a band in arm?
See your Dr. First: See your physician to rule out any physical reasons for your symptoms. If it is only anxiety, most mental health specialists especially clinical psychologists, social workers, etc are very effective in helping you work with your anxiety. Perhaps you need to explore if this job is the correct one for you, or if there's other reasons for your stress. We often educate on coping strategies that help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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