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Pain In Right Lung When Taking A Deep Breath
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
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
28 year old male-started as severe back pain from right shoulder blade down to middle of back. 30 minutes later severe pain on right side of chest. Shortness of breath, feeling that im not getting enough oxygen. Deep pain in right lung when inhale/exhale
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
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?
? 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 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 its been hurting since I took the deep breath?
Xray: It seems you strained yourself but to be safe get an ventilation perfusion x-ray of your lungs. ...Read more
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!
I've had a fever, dry cough and a headache for 4 days now. I also feel pain in my right lung when I take a deep breath. I'm diagnosed with asthma.?
Fever cough: Follow up with doctor/urgent care. may need antibiotics could be mycoplasma for which zithromax helps. The pain on deep breathing is likely pleurisy -inflammation of membrane around lungs (rarely PE doubt it, unless you smoke are on BCP and have family history) But f/u with doctor urgent care today ...Read more
? Pneumonia: See a doctor asap.Get a more detailed answer ›
My right lung hurts alot just when I breath. It started yesterday around noon and now its getting more painful. I sneezed and almost fainted from pain?
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
Hi, I've been experiencing pain (feels like it's under my right lung) when I breath in deeply. There's no noise, but it hurts more when laying down?
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
I have a dull ache in my upper right lung. It hurts most when lying down. It does not hurt when I breath. 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
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?
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 had my right lung removed several months ago, I am fighting an infection but I always have shortness of breath will this be forever?
Doctor when I breath I feel as if my lungs are tight n can't breath fully. Secondly from yesterday when I breath right lung pains from the lower side.
Plural solitary tumor in right lung. 5.5 cm same size for 8 month. Surgeon told me will not fix my shortness of breath. Is it ok to leave it?
Well, what is it?: That lesion may not be causing your shortness of breath, but what is it. Monitoring something like this for eight months may not be enough. Pleural-based lesions like this should be monitored for longer periods of time before we're assured (without a biopsy) that they're benign. 5.5cm is a pretty good size. ...Read more
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
52 year old woman with sharp stabbing pains in back of right lung with shortness of breath she said it feels tight when she breath. What is causing it?
Time to call 911: A woman in her 50's, with pain inside the chest and shortness of breath, should call 911 and take the ambulance to the er. She should not wait at home to see if the symptoms get better. It could be a heart attack, which can be fatal. If it turns out to be a collapsed lung, a pneumonia, or a blood clot in the lung, she will still be in the right place at the emergency room. Call for the ambulance. ...Read more
Smoked since I was 9, now I'm 16 and it feels like I can't breath out of my right lung. I went to doc they said bronchitis. Idk, possiable lung cancer?
My right lung feels infected. Get shortness of breath, no coughing, slightly less energy. Smoker, asthma as a child, ?
My mother has a small amount of fluid in her right lung, and fluid in her abdomin, could it be a sign of cancer, shortness of breath with actvity i?
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