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What Does It Mean That My Lungs Are Tight
Perhaps...: I would need you to clarify exactly what you mean by "tight." then, there are pulmonary function tests that can be done to determine whether this symptom is due to asthma or something else entirely. These tests would be needed since the treatment would be different depending on the precise etiology of your symptoms. Good luck.See 1 more doctor answer
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
What is meant by my pulmonar doctor telling me my chest tightness and lung pain and breathing problems is due to ischemia of the lung?
Shrinking lungs: Your lungs are shrivelling up. If you're still smoking stop if not don't start again. Go have another chest x-ray and see your lung dr about solutions to make you comfortable.
Tightness in chest: Means you need to talk with your Dr.
See your doctor now!: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you.
Potentially serious: Tightness in the chest experienced while running could be indicative of significant ischemic heart disease (angina pectoris) or exercise induced asthma. In either case you should urgently see a cardiologist who can do a stress test and some blood work to establish the diagnosis.See 1 more doctor answer
Good To Get Checked: Normally, vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) does not cause adverse effects related to chest pain or tightness. However, there can be effects related to increased heart rate or blood pressure. Also, vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) can cause increased anxiety, which could be experienced as chest tightness. If you are experiencing any chest discomfort it is worthwhile to get it checked out.
Over stimulated: That is a common symptom of people taking stimulants for adhd. Much more common if you have anxiety disorder or indulge in caffeinated beverages, chocolate or decongestant medications. See your doctor to discuss this symptom, have heart rate, BP and rhythm checked, and to be sure you're on the correct dose.
I have two quick questions one what does it mean if a cough gets worse and second does broncitis put pressure or tightness on your chest?
Arrhythmias: Fast heart rates can cause chest discomfort if you are very symptomatic see your doc about need for meds.
I've been having tightness in my chest for 6 hours now and the pain staying at a 10 when I inhale and cough. What does that mean?
Get prompt eval: For chest tightness and 10/10 pain this warrants assessment.
I have a sharp pain on my left and sometimes on my right chest and today I had this tight squeeze on my heart for a sec. What does that mean im scared?
Prob musculoskeletal: Probably muscuolskeletal but would see your primary physician to make sure.
What does having a feeling of a heavy chest or tightness mean? I am the very "uptight muscles and stressed all the time" kind of individual, but am only a 25yr old female. Also I have cut down on drinking and now only have some here and there...I get kin
Chest tightness/discomfort and chest pain, difficult in breathing and somehow I feel dizzy too. What does it means those symptoms?
Chest pain: You are under 40 so cardiac causes for chest pain unusual. However, if you do substances like cocaine or meth that can be cause for chest pain. More common causes would be some type of asthma or anxiety. Fever? lower respiratory infection possible. I do not know your other risk factors, but PE on list too!
I am not sure if my asthma is playing up or my chest is tight for some other reason. I have been exercising much more which means breathing harder.?
Breathing: Probably need a check an ekg maybe a breathing test.See 1 more doctor answer
What does it mean when u have tightness of the chest numbness in your left arm and pain on left leg with numbness?
I was diagnose with pe a month ago. My chest dosen't feel tight or I don't have shortness of breath dose that mean that the blood clot is dissloving?
Mother on a vent. Respiratory said chest too tight to wean off at this time. What is meant by the chest being too tight?
Ventilator: Chest being too "tight" means that the lower part of the airway is trapping air and not functioning normally for her to yet take breaths and fill her lungs to capacity on her own adequately. When her lungs "relax" a bit they will be able to wean her.See 2 more doctor answers
I had breast implants done 6 years ago and about 9 months ago my breast have become painful I have recently gained weight and I feel tightness in my chest can that mean a serious problem or is it just because of the weight gain?
Weight ocontracture: I have several patients who report similar symptoms of menstrual like breast sensitivity with weight gain. This seems to resolve or improve with weight loss as little as 5 pounds. However, it is also important to remain in contact with your implanting surgeon, depending on the type of implant, MRI evaluation may be considered for silicone implants as well as possible evaluation for contracture.See 4 more doctor answers
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