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Doctor insights on: Pulmonary Nodule With Shortness Of Breath And Chest Pain

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They found some lung nodules in dec just really scared i also have chest pain and shortness of breath sometimes im scared of lung cancer.

They found some lung nodules in dec just really scared i also have chest pain and shortness of breath sometimes im scared of lung cancer.

You mention in: The profile, you have copd. Do you still smoke? The size of the nodules are important, as whether they have calcification. Ultimately, you may need a biopsy. That will determine cancer or not. ...Read more

Dr. Loki Skylizard
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Lung Nodule (Definition)

A lung nodule is a symptom in which a person has a chest x-ray or CT scan that shows a small lump (nodule) in a lung. A lung nodule can be cancerous or non-cancerous. If cancerous, it can be a lung cancer or can be a metastatic cancer that spread from another ...Read more


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Chest pain, shortness of breath, a little bradychardia (61bpm).Last week catheterism showed all normal.Pain continues, lungs ok, i feel like blood flavour.Im desperate, what could that be?

Chest pain, shortness of breath, a little bradychardia (61bpm).Last week catheterism showed all normal.Pain continues, lungs ok, i feel like blood flavour.Im desperate, what could that be?

CAD: If work up for coronary artery disease, including cath, is normal then it is possible that you could have esophageal disease: reflux with aspiration and/or esophageal spasm. It is also possible to have small vessels coronary artery disease ( rare ) for which you need to have a vo2 max stress test. ...Read more

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I'm having chest pain, shortness of breath the pulmonary doctor says everything is fine so does my heart doctor what's going on i'm lost?

I'm having chest pain, shortness of breath the pulmonary doctor says everything is fine so does my heart doctor what's going on i'm lost?

Anxiety?: You may well be hyperventilating from anxiety (dizziness and shortness of breath). You certainly don't have COPD is your chest doctor couldn't find anything wrong. ...Read more

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Sudden chest pain shortness of breath, resting hr at 100 is this pulmonary embolism i'm a 30/m. I have a family history. If i go to ER will they run CT scan for this?

Sudden chest pain shortness of breath, resting hr at 100 is this pulmonary embolism i'm a 30/m. I have a family history. If i go to ER will they run CT scan for this?

Management/workup: If you have sudden chest pain and shortness of breath, with a family history of a PE, they should screen for a pulmonary embolism, and check for a DVT as well. A V/Q scan is one test which may be ordered in your management. If diagnosed the management includes blood thinners. ...Read more

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Can lung nodules be caused from inflammation and cause shortness of breath and chest pain comes and goes no coughing. Cancer ruled out already?

Can lung nodules be caused from inflammation and cause shortness of breath and chest pain comes and goes no coughing. Cancer ruled out already?

Lung nodules: These are always abnormal but can have many different causes, including infectious and non-infectious inflammatory conditions (i.e., sarcoidosis, etc.), drug reactions, cancers, etc. These need to be carefully evaluated by either a pulmonologist, thoracic surgeon or other expert familiar with these conditions. ...Read more

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Having chest pains and shortness of breath. Scared of Pulmonary embolism. Had normal d dimer 2 weeks ago. Should i be retested?

Having chest pains and shortness of breath. Scared of Pulmonary embolism. Had normal d dimer 2 weeks ago. Should i be retested?

Pulmonary embolus: You should see your doctor for evaluation and advice. If you are at very low risk for PE and are having symptoms more likely from another source, being seen will be more important than advice from the web. ...Read more

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What does moderate residual hyperplasia mean.and could it b causing my chest pain,short of breath n pain in lungs/legs n middle of my chest?

Sorry, can't tell: I am sorry to be unresponsive, but the phrase "moderate residual hyperplasia" could be used to refer to any organ system in the body. Without more context I really cannot provide a meaningful answer to your query. ...Read more

Nodule (Definition)

Any growth or deposit in the body or on its surface may be casually termed a nodule until its character is determined by the familiarity of the physician with it or by the results of a biopsy if it is not so obvious. The term is casual ...Read more


Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more