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Fever bet 101 & 103 for 2 day cough very bad stomach hurtsfrom coughing pain / sore back lung area. Coughing makes pain worse. I Have COPD n asthma.

Fever bet 101 & 103 for 2 day cough very bad stomach hurtsfrom coughing pain / sore back lung area. Coughing makes pain worse. I Have COPD n asthma.

You definitely need: to be examined by your doctor. This may be a virus, even the flu, but you should be checked for pneumonia/bronchitis. Since you have COPD and asthma, it is even more important that you get examined so that you can be treated properly. ...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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Just got over a flu started with chills mild fever yellow mucus very bad cough then lungs feel sore tired upper back pain what can this be?

Just got over a flu started with chills mild fever yellow mucus very bad cough then lungs feel sore tired upper back pain what can this be?

Pneumonia: Often people with the flu develope a secondary pneumonia. This needs eval by ur pvp, as ofter these r bacterial. A severe and constant cough can cause back pain. ...Read more

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When I take a heavy breath my left back side where my lungs and ribs are hurt like a sore really painful feeling , can you please tell what's happenin?

See your doctor: Pain in the back of the chest, when taking a deep breath, can be caused by several conditions. The ribs or muscles might be sore, but they should also be sore when you push on the spot. The lining of the lung ("pleura") may also be inflamed, and this is usually a sharper kind of pain. It would be wise to let your doctor examine you and possibly order tests to determine the exact cause. ...Read more

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Can a benign lung nodule cause a sore back?(uncomfortable)

Can a benign lung nodule cause a sore back?(uncomfortable)

Yes: Depending on the location and size of the nodule, as well as the cause of the nodule, it can cause pain. ...Read more

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Right side of back slightly swollen. Constant back cracking feeling like lung is "sore". Smoking increases symphtoms. Lung X-ray is good. 28 years old?

Right side of back slightly swollen. Constant back cracking feeling like lung is "sore". Smoking increases symphtoms. Lung X-ray is good. 28 years old?

Chest tightness?: Honestly, chest soreness made worse by smoking sounds like asthma in a28 year old... But talk to your doc. A normal chest x-ray doesn't mean much, your exam and pulmonary function tests would be more interesting, as well as the history of your symptom progression. ...Read more

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I am extremely tired, loss of appetite, and my body is sore. I feel like I have mucus stuck in my lungs and I also feel soreness in my back... Could you shed some light on this for me?

I am extremely tired, loss of appetite, and my body is sore. I feel like I have mucus stuck in my lungs and I also feel soreness in my back... Could you shed some light on this for me?

Walking: pneumonia or a lingering infection is my impression. Have you taken a chest xray and completed a course of antibiotics? If not, please make an appointment with your primary care or a Healthtap video consult. ...Read more

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Can a 17 year old have lung cancer i don't smoke but my dad does and i'm around him often my back has been sore lately and I have a cough?

Can a 17 year old have lung cancer i don't smoke but my dad does and i'm around him often my back has been sore lately and I have a cough?

I'm sorry your: Dad smokes. He risks his health mightily, but you are downstream of the side stream smoke, which also risks your health. While there have been a few cases reported under 20 years, they don'ealways smoke. Back pain is more likely related to straining with lifting and exercise. Never smoke. Encourage your dad to quit, check out your back pain if it does not improve soon. ...Read more

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I had a blood clot settle in my right lung a few years back and i still hv soreness on that side from time to time with slight pain upon inhale...?

I had a blood clot settle in my right lung a few years back and i still hv soreness on that side from time to time with slight pain upon inhale...?

Rule out other thing: This is atypical unless you are developing more infractions or embolism to that lung which can be investigated by a ct angiogram of the lungs. But i think your physician should investigate for other causes for this chronic pain like musculoskeletal , neuropathic or cardiac source. ...Read more

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Bottom left lung feels like its not getting air. Sort of in the left corner. whole lung feels tight, feel kinda sore. Had an xray a month ago when it started came back clear. Could this be COPD or athsma or something. I a smoker with a family and medical

Bottom left lung feels like its not getting air. Sort of in the left corner. whole lung feels tight, feel kinda sore. Had an xray a month ago when it started came back clear. Could this be COPD or athsma or something. I a smoker with a family and medical

PFT...: The best way to see how the lungs are functioning is to get pulmonary function testing. This will diagnose airway obstruction and determine if the obstruction, if present, is reversible (ex. asthma) or irreversible (ex. COPD). An x-ray tells you what the lungs look like but not how well they are working. Ask for a PFT! And, quit smoking ASAP to decrease airway inflammation! ...Read more

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