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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