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I have stage 2 emphysema and 4 lung nodules on a ct scan (3mm and smaller) shadow xray and CT scan. Shortness breath, chest pain, night sweats?

I have stage 2 emphysema and 4 lung nodules on a ct scan (3mm and smaller) shadow xray and CT scan. Shortness breath, chest pain, night sweats?

Mgt/workup: Your findings are of concern, and an exam documenting any lymphadenopathy is important. I would suggest seeing your PCP. Your symptoms may also be due to TB, cardiac disease, pulmonary embolism.
A virtual online appt is available for follow up and to review your HRCT.
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I have shortness of breath, chest pains, and a lot of coughing, do you think that it is more than a cold?

I have shortness of breath, chest pains, and a lot of coughing, do you think that it is more than a cold?

Chest pain: Impossible to say with certainty given the minimal information, cough is not typical with cardiac causes;pneumonia mat fit-you need more diagnostic data. See local provider or via Health Tap Concierge. ...Read more

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No cough but shortness of breath, chest hurts not often?

No cough but shortness of breath, chest hurts not often?

Short of breath: Many possible causes for what you describe, no way to advise particulars with the limited information here. Should go see your doctor to find out if something is wrong and what to do. ...Read more

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What causes costochondritis because I have shortness of breath chest pain upper and middle back and sometimes my neck?

What causes costochondritis because I have shortness of breath chest pain upper and middle back and sometimes my neck?

Costochondritis: Costochondritis is usually a localized inflammation of a joint between a rib and the sternum (breastbone) and causes pain and tenderness in that localized area. If you're having Sharp rib cage pain, worsened by a deep breath and radiating around the side to the back, a pinched nerve which runs between two ribs is suspected. In view of your shortness of breath, an exam is indicated. ...Read more

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I have shortness of breath, chest pain like fast racing beat and flattering feelings I also have have a very bad migraine what could this be?

I have shortness of breath, chest pain like fast racing beat and flattering feelings I also have have a very bad migraine what could this be?

Needs evaluation: Your symptoms merit further evaluation. A holter monitor and echocardiogram would provide useful information assessing for structural heart disease & arrythmia. Not sure how the migraine may play into it. ...Read more

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Normal ECG normal echo, still have shortness of breath/chest pain. What do I do?

Chest pain: To make a diagnosis a history, physical exam are needed and if tests are appropriate those too. Talk to your doc, if you still have symptoms the doc needs to explain them, those are heart tests, there are other possible causes. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about lingering shortness of breath, chest pain, and spikes in blood pressure on top of new sob that has lasted for three weeks?

Should I be concerned about lingering shortness of breath, chest pain, and spikes in blood pressure on top of new sob that has lasted for three weeks?

Yes: The signs and symptoms you enumerated could be manifestation of serious medical conditions and needs thorough work up. There are possibilities of having hormonal, pulmonary (lung) and hematological (blood clot) and infection could be the underlying cause of your symptoms. I strongly advise you to see your doc and get evaluated ...Read more

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Wake up with shortness of breath chest discomfort burning squeezig center of chest spreads to arms.

Wake up with shortness of breath chest discomfort burning squeezig center of chest spreads to arms.

Symptoms: Lots of possibilities. At your age esophageal reflux is probably the leading candidate for what your experiencing though as I said other possibilities also exist. ...Read more

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I have shortness of breath, chest pressure, weakness, bloating. I am overweight. Best exercise?

I have shortness of breath, chest pressure, weakness, bloating. I am overweight. Best exercise?

CP: Before deciding on exercise we need to assess why you are having symptoms of chest pressure, weakness, and bloating. See your doctor to rule out cardiac problems. In general 30 min of walking every other day keeps you healthy. ...Read more

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I've had mild congestion and lately shortness of breath chest tightness. Today when I cough my chest burns. No fevers or any other symptoms.

I've had mild congestion and lately shortness of breath chest tightness. Today when I cough my chest burns. No fevers or any other symptoms.

Viral syndrome?: This sounds like a viral syndrome, but it could of course be something more serious like angina-equivalent as well. I would have my primary care physician check me out first and obtain a chest x-ray and an ekg. ...Read more

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What causes non stop deep coughing, shortness of breath, chest congestion? I coughed for 45 minutes straight last night, causing lack of breath.

What causes non stop deep coughing, shortness of breath, chest congestion? I coughed for 45 minutes straight last night, causing lack of breath.

See your Dr.: Those symptoms make me think that you might have pneumonia. This is the time to go see a doctor and get checked. There are other causes as well but they are going to require physical exam. Go see your doctor. Now is the time. ...Read more

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Bloated, diarrhea 2-8 times a day, pain under right rib, constant shortness of breath, chest burning & pressure, upper right back & between shoulders.

Awful: You have so much going on here, I have no idea where to start. You need a complete evaluation pronto. Please see your primary care doctor or go to the Emergency room. ...Read more

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Can the symptoms of acid reflux be similar to copd ie shortness of breath chest discomfort burping?

Acid reflux: Symptoms can include shortness of breath, chest discomfort, and burping. These symptoms are more similar to those experienced due to heart disease (angina, heart attack) than to symptoms of COPD. There may be some overlap with symptoms from all three conditions. If a person is unsure about what may be causing these type of symptoms, there should be a medical workup to determine the origin. ...Read more

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What is the most common cause of clubbing nails with shortness of breath, chest pain, high heart rate?

What is the most common cause of clubbing nails with shortness of breath, chest pain, high heart rate?

Clubbing: Describes the bulbous, clublike deformation of the distal portion of the fingers and toes resulting from connective-tissue proliferation. Clubbing may be hereditary, ie, primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy, but, more often, it is acquired and is associated with a number of infectious, inflammatory, neoplastic, and vascular disorders. It may occur with several lung diseases.

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Shortness of breath, chest tightness, shaking uncontrollably, I've also blacked out a few times and get dizzy. What's wrong with me?

Shortness of breath, chest tightness, shaking uncontrollably, I've also blacked out a few times and get dizzy. What's wrong with me?

Symptoms: Many possibilities, you need to see a dr. To work thru them, no way from here to have a high probability of correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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