... Never have I ever had Pleurisy, but I remembered my grandmother getting it. When I first felt the pain I just took Ibprofen as it was mostly in my upper left chest. Thought I may have pulled a muscle. ... (0 replies)
... ne. I am much older than you and have had this problem for a long time. I have had every test imaginable. At this point in my life I have learned to live with it as best as I can. I have tried every supplement out there. When it was at its worst, xanex was needed. I try not to take it though. ... (7 replies)
... On Sunday (18th) I woke up with a sore throat but it was fine and started to go by night. I went to bed at middnight and woke up at 2 unable to breathe. I went doctors Tuesday and got told I had a bad chest infection, by Tuesday middnight I couldn't breathe at all. I got taken to hospital, I was given oxygen and a nebuliser, they took blood and also blood from my artery, they... (0 replies)
... I am beginning to think it might be anxiety. I don't feel anxious or stressed, but I am at a loss as to what is wrong. I have an appt with a pulmonologist coming up. ... (2 replies)
... ed and they tried to wean him from the ventilator. He breathed on his own with just a little air pushing through for a few hours. They wanted to extubate him but as soon as they stopped the air from the ventilator he couldn't breathe again so had to go back to full support. They also gave him a blood transfusion today. ... (0 replies)
... Thank you for the reply.
No, they never checked the sputum;only fluid that was on the lung....almost like a cyst, but in the lung itself.
I will check out the sites you provided.
Thanks again. (2 replies)
... Was sputum or "fluid" from your lungs cultured for mycobacterium Glad it wasn't cancer. As for the incisional pain....that could be with you for a while. It's a difficult surgery to bounce back from due to the large incision and it's location. ... (2 replies)
... I have just read a thread of coughing up phlegm. I have been doing this for 30 years and the Doctor's just ignore what I say or dismiss it as nothing. My Dad was the same coughing up copious amounts of phlegm all day every day. ... (0 replies)
... I am not a doctor but I just wonder if the breathing issue is heart-related. A heartbeat between 90-100 is normal, but since it seems as if the doctors feel your issue is not unhealthy lungs, and you are on meds to bring your pressure down, the heart is a variable that needs to have more investigation since something is obviously still going on.
Also, have you been blood... (3 replies)
... It sounds like air trapping. I'm the same age as you and had the same thing going on. ... (3 replies)
... lloon ever in my life and was always a sick child.I was never really the active type and would tired easy.I always use to get pains in my chest when running even as a kid and would be out of breath but thought nothing of it till a few years ago when it started getting worse. ... (0 replies)
... What is the difference between COPD as opposed to Emphysema? ... (2 replies)
... recently and it grew out Stenotrophomonas maltophilia each time. I had never had that before. It use to grow out pseudomonas and unless that is about the same as Stenotrophomonas maltophilia I don't know how it disappeared. The lung dr. ... (1 replies)
... As far as recovery, my doctor told me 6 months, and at 6 months it still hurt, and he told me a year, and at a year, he said it might always hurt. ... (5 replies)
... I have many health problems but as of the moment I am very concerned about a message I got from my pulmonary doctor. ... (0 replies)
... I do however have a prescription for 100mg Doxycycline per day, as an antimalarial. ... (0 replies)
... There are also various medications that can be used to treat reflux as well. ... (3 replies)
... breathing problems as soon as I lay down.started with a cough,lots of phlegm. ... (3 replies)
... cough. Following this I developed a pain in my back which feels as if it is directly across from the pain in my rib cage below the breast. It has been seven weeks since the initial pain started, and I still have it. ... (2 replies)
... are different drugs that work in different ways and as far as I know kill different things. ... (18 replies)