What causes heavy feeling lungs and shortness of breath?

Shortness of breath. This is a symptom of not getting enough air. It can be caused by many things. If the person is normal but there isn't enough oxygen, if the person over exerts. If there isn't enough red blood cells in the blood. If the lungs don't work well, heart dysfunction, abnormal respiratory mechanics.

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For the last 3 days Dull and sharp pain as well as heavy feeling in pelvis n lower back. Heavy feeling in lungs n shortness of breath. What is it?

Needs evaluation. Your symptoms could have a number of causes, many of them warranting urgent attention. I suggest you see your doctor today or go to the emergency room for evaluation. Read more...

I woke up today not feeling good. Here is the symptoms. Coughing, Weight in lungs, shortness of breath, chunky dry bloody phlegm, sinus drainage, muscle ache, lethargy, lightheaded, mirgraine, and fever. Any suggestions?

SEE DOCTOR ASAP. It seems you are pretty sick and may have a lower respiratory infection like Acute Bronchitis or Pnumonia and need to see your Doctor asap.If can not see Doctor go to the ER Meanwhile Drink plenty of fluids and take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen if youbdo not have allergy to it or have a stomach ulcer. You need examination and also may need Chest Xray and treatment with Antibiotics if Bacterial infection. Read more...

For the past 5 years I've had silicone-like balls productve cough. My lungs feel heavy. Laughin or cardio provokes it and causes shortness of breath.

Please follow up. This may be caused by a number of conditions. I would suggest a chest radiograph and a review of your asthma. A virtual appt is available online Healthtap.com/DosanjhMD Code : NCYHPZ. Read more...

HR fast (up to 180bpm on loop) and causes a strange excited/nervous feeling in my chest along with shortness of breath throughout the day/night???

Too high! It that is still present, please call 911. if it went away, go to the ER for evaluation for possible causes that can be treated. Don't drink caffeine or use any over the counter drugs or supplements until cleared by a doc to do so. Read more...

I have a recurrent feeling of pressure on my sternum x several days. No chest pain. No shortness of breath really, just a heavy feeling in chest.

See ur doc. Chest pressure in a 30 year old woman is very unlikely to be heart related, BUT, knowing nothing more about you, you should see Ur doc to evaluate this problem. Read more...

Extreme shortness of breath. Body weak heavy feeling. Extreme pain on chest and upper abdomen. Should I be concerned?

YES. Could be benign, but regardless of age, I would not take Extreme shortness of breath and pain in chest and upper abdomen lightly.Contact doctor IMMEDIATELY to rule out serious problem such as heart attack or pulmonary embolism.Could also be systemic infection or pneumonia among other things. Read more...
Yes. Be concerned. Any type of extreme shortness of breath accompanied by chest pain needs to be evaluated in the ER. Go now. Read more...