Lung cancer cough is it usually worse at night?

Not necessarily. If you have a cough that's new or won't go away you definitely should see your primary doc for an evaluation. (if you're coughing up blood, of course you'd want to be seen asap). With your age, if you have a significant smoking hx (>pack/day for 30yrs or more), you may be a candidate for screening chest ct.
Not necessarily. Cough due to lung cancer is not any different than any other type of cough. Day or night time do not affect this symptom.

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None productive cough 7week, no worse at night than day, smoke 1 day a week, chest xray all clear, some sneezing and heartburn age 30 scared lung cancer!

Chest X ray. See your doctor for a chest x ray and full assessment. Consider smoking cessation if you are scared of cancer. Read more...
See below. Your description suggests a nasal (and possibly respiratory) allergy. Use a nasal decongestant (zyrtec or loratidine, among others) and stop smoking. If the symptoms go away, you have your answer. If symptoms persist, see your physician for more aggressive treatment. Read more...
No lung cancer. If chest x-ray is negative, then lung cancer less likely. Have you had a CT scan examination? Your cough may be due to acid reflux. If concerned do get a clinical checkup. . Read more...

Do I have lung cancer. I'm a smoker and my cough is really worse this month?

About 14% of. Smokers get lung cancer, but cough may be chronic bornchitis or emphysema. Other continued smokers get head and neck, bladder, pancreas cancers, heart disease and and COPD sufficinetly bad to account for death in 50%. You can still stop. This is at least a warning. Read more...
Not too late to stop. Cough is a very common symptom in smokers.Especially if you are a chronic smoker, the chance that you have a chronic lung disease-like emphysema, bronchitis etc-is very high. As you know, the more cigarettes and the longer you've smoked it- the higher your risk for lung cancer. Your cough could be related to your bronchitis/emphysema vs infection vs lung cancer etc. Quit smoking and see your md! Read more...
Stop smoking! The national lung screening trial has demonstrated that people who are aged 55-74, heavy smokers, or quit within 15 years have increased survival if they undergo screening for lung cancer with a low dose chest ct scan. Read more...

18 year old, female, non-smoker, with persistent cough and chest infection for 4 weeks, and getting worse. Could I have lung cancer?

Very Unlikely. more likely that you have bronchospasm from the infection. See your doctor for treatments aimed at decreasing inflammation and spasm such as inhalers, steroids etc. Read more...
Not likely . 18 year old smokers do not get lung cancer, no. But four weeks of persistent cough is concerning. Could be sinus infection, walking pneumonia, even pertussis. You need a good history and exam by your pcp! Best of luck! . Read more...
Need follow-up. Lung cancer is not diagnosed this way. You should visit a local physician where he/she can order at least a chest X-ray and some blood tests to start with. I assume what you meant by "chest infection" is more symptom of congestion. The symptoms you have described can be caused by a range of conditions from acid reflux to asthma. Read more...
You need. to be evaluated by your doctor to determine the cause of your symptoms. In your age group, lung cancer is rare, so it would be an unlikely diagnosis. Read more...
Unlikely at your age. But should see doctor for an evaluation to find the cause. Read more...

pallative lung cancer ad weight loss 8 stone to now 6, in the last week cough as gne much worse n shes sleepin mre is this signs of end of life comin?

Unpredictable. From what you described, the patient is terminal, however, it is not feasible to provide a time line of events that may happen. You are to be commended for providing care to a person at the end of life. May God bless you and the patient! Read more...

Haven't slept well in a few weeks, a crackling sound in lung when breathing and mucus in throat with dry cough, gets worse after I eat, lung cancer?

Respiratory illness. It definitely sounds like you have a respiratory illness with sputum production. If you have fevers, you should definitely go in to see the doctor.Flu season is starting to arrive and it is a good time to get a flu shot and have this issue addressed by visiting your physician. Good luck. Read more...