NEED HELP ASAP 13 yr old daughters been having chest and rib pains and shortness of breath and coughing up mucus. What could it be??
Needs evaluation. could be an infection, like pneumonia. Call your pediatrician or see a doctor at an local care facility for evaluation and treatment.
I'm having shortness of breath/ tightening in my chest. My inhaler isn't working as much. I cough up mucus with black streaks. Cough when can't breat?
Mgt. If your inhaler is not as effective in controlling the cough, your respiratory plan needs to be adjusted. The black streaks may be dried blood or tar. If you are smoking, avoid all smoke exposure, including second hand smoke. I would suggest a follow up with your PCP, and a follow up can be arranged online. healthtap.com/DosanjhMD Code: NCYHPZ. Read more...
Can we rule out COPD if there is no cough at all. Mucus actually comes frm nose. But shortness of breath n slight chest discomfort. Had chest infectio?
No... There does not have to be a cough with copd. Symptoms vary but generally include shortness of breath, wheezing, cough. Some patients will also have weight loss. Shortness of breath can be at rest or just with exercise. See your doctor so this diagnosis can be made and treatment initiated. If you are smoking, you need to quit today! Read more...