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What is the most common symptom of lung camcer?

What is the most common symptom of lung camcer?

Lung cancer: Chest pain,a cough that doesn't get better,blood in phlegm,wheezing and feeling breathless when doing any activity. ...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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What is the definition or description of: lung symptom?

What is the definition or description of: lung symptom?

Several symptoms: Lung symptoms can be any symptom that is related to lungs, airways or breathing. This could include fast or shallow breathing, blue discoloration of lips and nails, noisy breathing (stertor/stridor), wheeze, cough, chest pain or tightness, shortness of breath with activity or exercise or at rest, coughing up blood or phlegm/mucus, snoring etc. Evaluation of these symptoms should be done promptly. ...Read more

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Why do people sigh? Is sighing a symptom of lung disease?

Why do people sigh? Is sighing a symptom of lung disease?

Reflex: Sighing is usually an involuntary reflex in which your brain is telling your diaphragm and other chest wall muscles to expand your lungs fully in order to open up the air sacs in your lungs. Someone once estimated that we sigh every 20 minutes. Yawning is a similar reflex. ...Read more

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Is pneuomonia a symptom of lung cancer?

Is pneuomonia a symptom of lung cancer?

Sometimes: Some lung cancers cause obstruction of the air passage with atelectasis=collapse and pneumonia as a result.
If pneumonia does not resolve with usual treatment, ct scan and followup ct may be indicated to uncover a sneaky cancer. ...Read more

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Why would painful lung action be a common symptom of lung cancer?

Why would painful lung action be a common symptom of lung cancer?

It is not: Many are asymptomatic until late
then, chest wall invasion, nerve invasion, pneumonia and collapse can cause inflammation and pain.
If fluid or pus collects in chest, pleurisy and pleuritic pain can ensue. The breathing can cause pain. ...Read more

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Is back pain is a symptom of lung tb?

Is back pain is a symptom of lung tb?

Potts disease t: I don't know about lung TB but TB can spread to spine and cause potts disease with bone collapse was common in asia at one time. ...Read more

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Is fatigue a symptom of lung cancer?

Is fatigue a symptom of lung cancer?

Yes: Yes, it can be. The following link lists some of the symptoms. http://goo.gl/vvhhy. ...Read more

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Is foul smelling breath symptom of a lung infection?

Maybe: Usually foul smelling breath comes from one of three sources- mouth bacteria or infection in the chest or sinuses. ...Read more

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I have gerd. is a dull achy feeling in my left lung a symptom?

I have gerd. is a dull achy feeling in my left lung a symptom?

Could : Be refered pain from gerd symptoms. If treatment for gerd helps this pain. Then helps confirm its cause. If not relived with normal treatment get it worked up ...Read more

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Chest pains for 3 days now, could this be a symptom of lung cancer?

Chest pains for 3 days now, could this be a symptom of lung cancer?

I doubt it: Lung cancer is always worrisome. I would not jump to conclusions. If you smoke, your chances of cancer are greater than those who do not. If you do not smoke, then the pain can have many different causes. If worried get cxr. Lung cancer does not cause pain and even end stage people rarely complain of pain, rather sob or hematemesis. You could have simply strained the chest muscles. Fear not. ...Read more

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Is muscle loss an early symptom of small cell lung cancer?

Is muscle loss an early symptom of small cell lung cancer?

"Paraneoplastic: syndrome" may include muscle WEAKNESS but muscle loss is RARE ....and only occurs when cancer is advanced and nutritional difficulties occur!

Hope this is helpful!
Dr Z ...Read more

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25 yr old intermittent fleeting.rib pain common.for only symptom for.lung.cancer, oris.it.advanced disease symptom. 9 yr history quit mnth ago?

25 yr old intermittent fleeting.rib pain common.for only symptom for.lung.cancer, oris.it.advanced disease symptom. 9 yr history quit mnth ago?

Rib pain: For you age - lung cancer would be rare.
Chest muscle spasm could give you the fleeting pain. If you strain your chest muscles you can have similar pains. A chest x-ray and evaluation with your doctor is advised. ...Read more

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So scared have something like lung cancer, had cough for 7 weeks after cold, not easing. Dr said chest and breathing ok and no other worrying symptom?

So scared have something like lung cancer,  had cough for 7 weeks after cold, not easing. Dr said chest and breathing ok and no other worrying symptom?

MGT: Your risk for lung cancer involves a number of factors including your smoking history, chest imaging findings, and genetic predisposition.
If you are experiencing a prolonged cough, a pulmonary function test and chest radiograph may help to determine the next steps. If your chest is clear on exam the likelihood of bronchitis or pneumonia is less. A virtual in box consult can also be arranged. ...Read more

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Help docs, is having just one symptom of coughing blood a sign of lung cancer?

Can be: But is also seen with many other problems related to lungs and heart, sometimes as "simple" as a bronchitis. It should be evaluated, though. It can be something serious, especially if the patient is a smoker. Do you smoke? Hope not....
Best to you. ...Read more

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I have a nickel size mass in right lung. The only symptom I have had is I have lost 25 lbs in last 3 months without trying.No ins to see doctor yet. ?

I have a nickel size mass in right lung. The only symptom I have had is I have lost 25 lbs in last 3 months without trying.No ins to see doctor yet. ?

Do not wait: This can mean your life. Find a city or county hospital, or indigent care facility. Try to call a doctor and explain your circumstances, they might be willing to see you for free. You need to know if this is cancer or an infection. Infection is curable, cancer can be curable now, but will not be later. ...Read more

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25 yr old male, 9 year smoking history, quit 2 mnths ago. Gums bleed spontaneously, if it were lung cancer causing this, wouldn't I have more symptom?

25 yr old male, 9 year smoking history, quit 2 mnths ago.  Gums bleed spontaneously, if it were lung cancer causing this, wouldn't I have more symptom?

Doubt Lung Ca: Bleeding gums is not necessarily a symptom of Lung cancer. Best thing you did to prevent lung cancer form occurring when you are older though, is stopping to smoke! See the dentist if your gingivitis persists. ...Read more

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Is chest pain a common symptom of lung cancer if cancer is causing pain how big would a tumor have to be and what is the likelihood of showing on xray?

Is chest pain a common symptom of lung cancer if cancer is causing pain how big would a tumor have to be and what is the likelihood of showing on xray?

Here is my guidance: Chest pain can be caused from many causes, lung cancer is not the first thing that should come to your mind. If the pain has been present for more than one week and your concern is cancer, a Chest X-ray will show it easily. But you should go see a doctor first in case your pain is persistent for >1 week.. ...Read more

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Is exercise intolerance the first symptom of air trapping in lung? 43year male , 23 year smoker my spirometry result. Fvc 106% of predicted fev1 95% of predited fev1/fvc 73% fef25/75 62% of predicted ferf 125% of predicted will take the dlco and rv te

Is exercise intolerance the first symptom of air trapping in lung? 43year male , 23 year smoker
my spirometry result.
Fvc  106% of predicted
fev1 95% of predited
fev1/fvc  73%
fef25/75 62% of predicted
ferf  125% of predicted

will take the dlco and rv te

Follow up: These findings do indicate that there is mild airflow obstruction and involvement of the small airways.
Your smoking history is significant and I hope that you have quite smoking and will avoid inhaling smoke.
Your follow up study should include testing with and without a bronchodilator.
This will help your physician determine responsiveness to the medication. ...Read more

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Lung cancer late symptom are cough with blood weight loss what are the earlier symptoms ?

Lung cancer late symptom are cough with blood weight loss what are the earlier symptoms ?

None : It is rare for early lung cancer to have symptoms at all. The vast majority of patients with symptoms unfortunately have advanced, incurable disease. There are data suggesting that screening may be of help in certain high risk populations but at the end, reducing risk by not participating in the consumption of tobacco products is the best you can do. Be healthy. ...Read more

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What is the likelihood of having lung cancer with a clear chest xray and normal blood work? Only real symptom is SOB but clear Echo 15 months ago

What is the likelihood of having lung cancer with a clear chest xray and normal blood work? Only real symptom is SOB but clear Echo 15 months ago

Not likely at 32: At 32, it's very unlikely that you have lung cancer. Especially if you have no weight loss, no sweats and are not coughing up any blood. If you smoke, you can further reduce your risk by quitting! There are many causes for shortness of breath, so talk to your doctor about any further evaluation you might need. ...Read more

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What's chance of fatigue symptom from small cell lung cancer with nothing showing on CT? Any other test useful to rule out cancer?Family has history

What's chance of fatigue symptom from small cell lung cancer with nothing showing on CT? Any other test useful to rule out cancer?Family has history

Low possibility: Approximately 1% of cancers never show up on scans (primary); the chance of having a symptomatic lung cancer with a negative CT is low. Is the PET also negative? ...Read more

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Does lung cancer include throat congestion as a symptom?

Does lung cancer include throat congestion as a symptom?

Often not: Unfortunately, lung cancer is often asymptomatic. Lack of symptoms is a major reason for late stage diagnosis. The following link may assist you in the possible symptoms: http://goo.Gl/vvhhy. ...Read more

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Does lung cancer include throat congestion as a symptom?

Does lung cancer include throat congestion as a symptom?

Not usually: Mesothelioma can lead to shortness of breath or chest pain, but upper airway congestion is not a common symptom. Cough is a common symptom of lung cancer, but cough is also common for lots of benign reasons. Post-nasal drip is the most common. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have lymphoma & lung cancer at the same time? Are diseases related? Would severe, painful swelling of foot,ankle,& leg be a symptom?

Yes: It is definitely possible, however it is more likely that if someone has lymphoma and a mass is found in the lung that it is a lesion from the lymphoma rather than a true " lung cancer". But both are possible. Biopsy would surely differentiate between the two. ...Read more

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A CT of my chest showed an enlarged lymph node in the carina area. It measured 1.8 cm. What is the likelihood this could be a symptom of lung cancer?

A CT of my chest showed an enlarged lymph node in the carina area. It measured 1.8 cm. What is the likelihood this could be a symptom of lung cancer?

Unlikely: Even though you do have copd. This is one of those questions that is academic. If it is cancer, it will not be curable because it has spread. If you feel generally well, it is probably not cancer. There's no point in pursuing it. Go about your life. ...Read more