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What Does It Mean When I Hear A Noise In My Lung
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
I am on tarceva (erlotinib) and hear a little bit of crackling in my lungs does that mean the tablets aren't working?
My question concerns the lungs. With my stethoscope, I hear normal airflow in L lung, and nothing in R lung. What does this mean?
Not dead yet: As long as you have not had it removed, and are otherwise in good health without symptoms at present, then it means you should adjust the ear pieces and tap on the end of the stethoscope to be certain that you have an effective connection after moving L-to-R. Try other spots on chest as well. It is likely just a trick of the ear or the tool. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My boyfriend was laying down w/ my head on his chest and I could hear wheezing. What does it mean?
Possibilities...: There is a good saying in medicine that says "all that wheezes is not asthma". There is a long list of medical conditions that can cause wheezing including smoking, viral illness, airway obstruction by mucous or a foreign body, heart failure etc. If the problem continues i would encourage you to seek medical attention promptly. ...Read more
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I've just been doctors and she said she could hear cracklingin my chest but didn't tell me what it meant can you help?
I hear a whizzing like sound when breathing while sitting(only sitting) but apparently its not my lungs cause i got it fully checked. what can it be?
I think I may have penumonia caused my a cold I just got over , I'm not causing but hear weezes in my lungs what's pnumonias symptoms?? body temp:101
I have noticed recently that when I am doing cardio workouts i can hear air escaping from my lungs when i hold my breath. Like the valve won't close.
If you smoked as a teen and quit by age 23, do the lungs ever totally heal? I hear so many conflicting things, i would really like to know the truth!
Pneumonia diagnosis on Wednesday. Given meds. Still hearing the rales on my right lung. Seems worse today. When does that go away?
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yes: If there is fluid in the pleural space, breath sounds are significantly diminished. ...Read more
Why do my lungs feel heavy when I try to sleep? It's like when I breathe I can hear the mucus in my chest.
Orthopnea: or positional dyspnea/breathlessness. When you are standing or sitting upright, gravity aids in lowering your diaphragm and expanding the lungs. The chest cavity is smaller when you are lying down; this may be made worse by obesity/upward pressure from abdomen. Chest heaviness may be a sign of asthma, pneumonia, bronchitis, heart disease. The "mucus" sound suggests fluid. Full eval needed ...Read more
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