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What Does It Feel Like To Breathe If You Have A Collapsed Lung
Usu short of breath: Collapsed lung (pneumothorax) if tiny will not cause noticable symptoms. If large, can cause shortness of breath, pain when taking a deep breath. Seen in tall thin pts, chest trauma (or lung/chest biopsy), smokers (emphysema). If tiny no treatment. If larger, a needle can suck out air and can manage as oupt with f/u chest xray. If very large, thin tube placed and suction overnight, f/u chest xray. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Depends: Difficutly in breathing can vary significantly depending on: degree of collapse or how much functional lung is compromised. How functional the remaining lung is.(is there already underlying lung disease?) cause of collapse and associated chest wall problems. Air, fluid or blood around the lung or an airway blockage. So, it can be symptom free or life threatening. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have had chest pain and a lot shortness of breath. It hurts to breathe. I haven't been Ill or been injured lately Collapsed lung?
No: Holding one's breath a long time is not a known risk factor for collapsing a lung. The risk factors are smoking, and having lung diseases such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, chronic obstructive lung problems, etc... Also, a person who has had one spontaneous pneumothorax (collapsed lung) is at higher risk for having another pneumothorax. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Pain under ribs in my right backside, shortness of breath, hurts to take deep breath. Concerned it might be collapsed lung?
Linear opacities in the lung base are noted compatibke with subsegmental atelectasis ? What does this mean , (asthma, coughing and flem , no fever pain in,chest where brocolo area is and hurts to take deep breath s cough for 4 mths that doesnt stop and fl
Poor Asthma Control: Sounds like you have a history of poorly controlled asthma. With 4 months of worsening cough and atelectasis on CXR I would recommend seeing a physician who specializes in managing asthma like an allergist or pulmonologist if not already done so in order to get better control of your symptoms. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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