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My right lung hurts when I breath unless I breath really shallow?

My right lung hurts when I breath unless I breath really shallow?

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

Lung (Definition)

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


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Have sharp pain middle right lung area for 5 days off nd on what is it should I get seen? Hurt really bad

Have sharp pain middle right lung area for 5 days off nd on what is it should I get seen? Hurt really bad

Pleurisy?: If pain increases on breathing sneezing etc it is pleuritic and lung inf like pneumonia should be ruled out or if u had some trauma it could be rib contusion or fracture please get a chest xray. ...Read more

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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 have had a continuous right lung pain that hurts more the deeper i breathe all day. Also, it becomes more painful when laying down.

Need to see Doc ASAP: Right lung pain may suggest pneumonia, pleurisy, blood clots etc. Needs medical evaluation as soon as possible. Below the diaphragm pathology/diseases are of concern too, like abscess, hiatal hernia, gastritis etc. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Lungs hurt after running or bike riding. How to prevent this?

Lungs hurt after running or bike riding. How to prevent this?

Get checked out: You may have exercise induced asthma, and all other treatment/ suggestions would be futile. Always start new exercise slowly and listen to your body. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Poor control: This is due to airway inflammation. Cold air is a trigger for the airways to go into spasm in poorly controlled asthma. You should be on a controller inhaler medication, usually an inhaled corticosteroid. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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?

See a doctor. : What you are describing might be pleuritic chest pain, caused by inflammation of the lining of the chest cavity. There are many potential causes, some simple and self-limited and some dangerous. Persistent severe pain needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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What could cause my right lung to hurt when i breathe in?

What could cause my right lung to hurt when i breathe in?

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

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When I breathe in deeply, the upper part of my right lung hurts in the front. What does this mean?

When I breathe in deeply, the upper part of my right lung hurts in the front. What does this mean?

Several things : Can explain this from the life threatening blood clot in your lung to pleurisy. See a doctor to get an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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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. ?

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. ?

Shoulder pain ?lung: Shoulder pain can come from the lung. This may all be muscular but you physician needs to check you for the. Discuss with your physician the reason. Is it muscle, is it shoulder bursitis, is it lung - these are areas to look at. ...Read more

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When I inhale deep my sternum and right lung hurt. Should I be concerned?

When I inhale deep my sternum and right lung hurt. Should I be concerned?

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

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Help docs? Why is it when running in the cold my lungs hurt and i feel congested & a headache in frontal lobes?

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

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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

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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

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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?

Bronchospasm...: You may be having bronchospasm as a result of the recent cold. It is very common to have bronchospasm following an upper respiratory infection. Treatment includes a bronchodilator inhaler and possibly a steroid inhaler. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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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 ?

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 ?

Warning?: 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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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Sharp pain under the ribs located near the right lung.It hurts more whenever i breathe in deeply.What possibly is the reason for this doctors?

It could be a number: Of things, such as pneumonia, pleuritis, pulmonary embolism, pneumothorax, cholecystitis, hepatitis, infection or tumor in appendix, colon, liver, or kidney, zoster, etc. As you can see, you will need a doctor to figure this one out for you. ...Read more

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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

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

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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