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When Does Lung Cancer Cause Shortness Of Breath
What kinda lung dieses cause shortness of breath besides lung cancer. No other sytoms but shortness of and some chest pain can this be inflammtion?
Sure: Many lung conditions can cause shortness of breath, for example asthma, reactive airway disease, bronchitis, various respiratory infections, pneumonia, etc. At your age, inflammation and a possible viral or bacterial infection would be statistically most likely, nut get an evaluation to be safe and properly diagnosed. Best wishes. ...Read more
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Can anxiety cause shortness of breath that is not hyperventilling? After clear chest X-ray, dr doesn't want to do more testing? Scared its lung cancer
If a person had lung cancer, how long after shortness of breath symptoms appeared would you expect them to start getting sick?
Variable: Lung cancer comes in many forms -- by that I mean virulence, histologic type and varied involvement. An individual can be asymptomatic for a very long time with long cancer, because we have 2 lungs and quite a lot of redundancy. A lot of the lung would have to be compromised to start feeling short of breath; and the power of denial is also pretty strong. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I can't go to a hospital cuz i'm saving for next year's tuition. Do I have lung cancer? I have shortness of breath and have had a cough for 3 months.
I've been having crepitus in my lung, chest pain, and shortness of breath; I'm 16 and fear its lung cancer?
They found some lung nodules in dec just really scared i also have chest pain and shortness of breath sometimes im scared of lung cancer.
I have back pain around my shoulder blade and have slight shortness of breath. I'm a 36 year old occasional smoker. Could I have lung cancer?
Certainly is a: possibility but there are also a number of other things that could give you these symptoms that are much less serious. The only way to know for certain is to have a health care professional evaluate you. Make an appointment today to get checked out. ...Read more
What are other alternative treatment for lung cancer with extreme shortness of breath if the oxygen treatment is not effective as it used to be?
For the past year I have felt shortness of breath that comes and goes. Had a clear chest xray a 6 months ago. Should I get second opinion? Lung cancer
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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