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Right Lung Hurts When Running
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
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
When I lay down my right lung area hurts like its heavy but when I sit up its fine, how do I fix this?
See your: Physician or go to the ER or a walk in clinic. Have them check it out. Don't put this off. ...Read more
Have sharp pain middle right lung area for 5 days off nd on what is it should I get seen? Hurt really bad
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.
I can feel my right lung pressing slightly against my ribs and it hurts a little. Sudden onset after wake, is it something to be worried about?
Doctor should check: One possibility is symptoms of partial pneumothorax (collapsed lung). Symptoms may include sharp chest pains (especially with breathing), a dry cough, and shortness of breath. If the leaked air is compressing the lungs and heart, it is a tension pneumothorax and symptoms may include a very anxious looking person with trouble breathing or talking, swollen veins in the neck, & bluish skin color. ...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?
I've been getting asthma lately from the change of temperature, when i coughn my right lung hurt can u tell me what is wrong?
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 then see your doctor for a check up. ...Read more
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?
Probably not: Your lung.Much more likely your esophagus/throat but hard to tell from here. ...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
They shouldn't: I could give list of things that could be from boken rib to pleuricy. Best idea is to get seen by a trusted physciain. ...Read more
When I breathe in deeply, the upper part of my right lung hurts in the front. What does this mean?
Why is it when running in the cold my lungs hurt and i feel congested & a headache in frontal lobes? I need some advice.
Woke up this morning with a small sharp pain in my upper right lung. I went to work and it got worse. Tonight the top of my right shoulder hurts too. ?
Inflammation : According to your age, it is probably a muscle skeletal pain or pleuritic pain. Do you have a recent infection. However, seen a Doctor is recommended if pain does not get better. ...Read more
Help docs? Why is it when running in the cold my lungs hurt and i feel congested & a headache in frontal lobes?
Problem with cold?: Sounds like you have poor tolerance for cold weather, usually exaggerated by exercise. You may also have what is called "exercise induced asthma" A more detailed history and examination is needed to make the right diagnosis. Treatment could be as simple as using an inhaler before running. Try not to postpone it too far off. ...Read more
For what reason is it when running in the cold my lungs hurt and i feel congested & a headache in frontal lobes?
Exercise asthma?: There is a condition called exercise induced asthma. It affects people only when they exercise. It is not uncommon in high level athletes (especially those in winter sports). Though this may not be your problem, I would recommend you get checked by a physician to rule this out. Good Luck ...Read more
Occasionally when I run, the bottom of my right lung hurts at an inhale. It is a sharp strong pain. It lasts a few seconds then it goes away. ?
Not to worry: The lung has a slick lining called the pleura. There is a fluid that lubricates the interface and occasionally a small area is either irritated or for some other unknown reason the fluid is temporarily absent and the lung sticks. >>> sharp pain with inhalation which is lung movement. ...Read more
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?
My right lung hurts when i smoke. I mean, when i inhale cigarette smoke, sharp pain occurs in right side of my chest like stabbing. Why ?
A doctor would have to examine you and perhaps follow up with lab work and/or imaging to diagnose this - but....
Perhaps it is a warning to quit smoking before this becomes something worse. Quitting now may be easier than later and perhaps that will stop the pain if there is nothing damaged or diseased. Good luck. ...Read more
Diagnosed pneumonia in right lung 3wks ago.1wk ago began having awful pain on left side where ribs are.only hurts when I cough/sneeze/touch/move wrong?
Get evaluated.: A certain amount of pain where you're discussing could be considered normal as a result of the constant coughing associated with the pneumonia. However, if the pain is worsening at this point, there is shortness of breath, or presence of a fever at this point, you need to be seen in the ER. There can be complications of pneumonia such as empyema, or a consolidation of the infection. ...Read more
Hello, felt pain in right lung near heart. It hurted when exhaled for 20m, the next day it calmed down but hurts bit when inhale,sometines when i move?
Pain right heart on:
chest pain right lung on inhalation may be caused by in a young person
pleurisy,infection,costochondritis,chest injury,mvp,anxiety,cardiac arrhythmia
Diagnosed by cbc,X-ray chest,EKG,holter monitor,echo,ct chest with pe protocol,venous doppler of lower extremities.
Treat the cause,psychiatric evaluation,xanax (alprazolam) for anxiety,pain medications. ...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
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
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