My chest feels tight but dont have a cold or flu like symthoms?

Chest tightness. Various causes of this symptom include muscular tension, asthma or other lung disease, heart disease,or even gas entrapment or esophageal inflammation,hiatal hernia. Your physician will take a thorough history,perform a physical examination and order appropriate tests in order to reach a diagnosis.

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I have had a tight chest over the last 48hours and I have started producing phlegm. I do not have any other flu like symptoms. What should I do?

Phlegm is. good!! ENCOURAGE it by using a cold vAPORIZER and drinking lots of fluids! If you develop a fever or shortness of breath seek "hands on" examination!

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Guaifenesin. You can benefit by using an expectorant such as Guaifenesin which you can find in Mucinex over the counter. This drug will increase the amount of liquid in your secretions to help you cough it up. Stay calm and take Mucinex. If you need a cough suppressant for nighttime choose the dextromethorphan option first. Read more...

Son had flu, now I am sneezing, coughing, white yellow mucous _From lungs, coldness in chest, cold sweats on and off, chest tightness, no fever?

No worries. It is less likely you will have flu.. Usually flu has more fever and body aches than respiratory symptoms but if your symptoms doesn't improve much in 2 days then you may need antibiotics. For now, you can take ibuprofen and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for symptomatic relief. Read more...

Why cant u answ. Question. Is this a cold or flu. Tightnes chest, throat, headache, nasal swelling is Robitussin ok?

Variable. A number of viral illnesses have similar-idenbtical symptoms. There are specific tests for influenza. Most respond to similar treatments for viral illnesses. Rest, clear the nasal passage, keep hydrated. and time. Robitussin helps the cough. Read more...

I had cough and flu, then I couldn't breath properly and my chest tightness. If I took a breath, I could hear a sound in my chest. What was that?

Cough. Most likely the infection when down into the bronchials (breathing tubes). This could be bronchitis or if the infection gets into the lung tissue itself it would be pneumonia. If you are having trouble breathing you should see your physician. They may need to give you medicine to help open up the airways. Read more...
May be bronchitis. Cough and flu can cause your mucus glands to produce mucus. This can lead to inflammation of your airways or bronchitis. Please check with your primary doc. Get well. Read more...
It sounds like. It probably was something referred to as "wheezing". This a breathing sound that is often heard in "asthmatics" but also can be heard in people with acute respiratory illnesses that lead to reactive airways disease(sort of like asthma). If you are still hearing this sound see your doc. Read more...

My back recently started hurting. The pain is almost unbearable. I do not have a cold or flu like symptoms. I tried ice and heat nothing works.

Back eval. The causes are multiple and you have given virtually no history This could be from work, exercise or some type of martial arts workout. It is unclear but if related only to the back it should pass with some time. Heat and/or ice will occasinoally some relief but not if severe. See the doc to get recommendation of the cause and best treatment. Read more...