... c I didn't know to ask. It was found on a chest xray as part of my routine physical. ... (0 replies)
... It's very noticeable, as I've been told by my friends, family and colleagues. ... (1 replies)
... diagnosed as pleurisy. I saw my GP again yesterday, she listened, and said it was pleurisy without effusion. ... (0 replies)
... doses, and what else they can do to help you. Keep in mind that anxiety can make bronchospasm worse, so it is important to stay calm about this and not give up, as there are many things that can be done to help. It is important to communicate with your Dr when a prescribed treatment is not working as expected. ... (8 replies)
... mista. My nasal congestion improved, but the cough was still there. I started researching the symptoms and found a few websites that described all the symptoms as Laryngeal Sensory Neuropathy. So I went back the ENT the following week and asked if that could be what I have. He said I met the criteria. ... (0 replies)
... o after a trip to the emergency room I was diagnosed with pluerisy. The shortness of breath continued, and I was having pain in my ribcage and behind my sternum as well, and finally my heart started to race. ... (8 replies)
... ialist consultant for weird conditions basically said we don't know everything. Massage didn't help other than relax the neck but the next day the pain was just as bad. The breathing techniques I use do help. ... (13 replies)
... A new update. PCP did a peak flow test. Dr. Let me try 6 times and as we know they take your top 3 numbers (which were my last) my lungs are at 70%. It was a little bit of a surprise to me. The only things I have noticed is cleaning products and sprays bothering my lungs. I am just waiting for my scan. I want a diagnosis already ;) happy Friday to all. (13 replies)
... since Sunday and had a killer sore throat. I went to Urgent care on Tuesday and was given Decadron to reduce the swelling in my throat which was dismissed as some sort of viral infection. Shortly after the decadron dose I developed an awful cough and lung pain. ... (0 replies)
... There are over 100 different chemicals in cigarette smoke, any of which could be causing you asthma problems.
Sounds like typical allergic and non-allergic asthma.
Unfortunately there are a lot of doctors lacking in basic analysis, evaluation and diagnosis skills. Doctors are just like any other profession. There are good doctors and there are bunches of bad... (8 replies)
... really been eating because every time I eat anything my breathing gets much worse. I'm just affraid that I have some interstitial lung disease or something just as serious. ... (8 replies)
... nt rate. He said a lil bit low for my age group mid to late 40's. I am going to have my follow up lung scan later this month. Recently I have noticed sprays such as cleaning products and nail polish etc all bother me. I feel them in my lungs at times causing me to cough. This is something new. ... (13 replies)
... I'm in between primary care doctors right now and have my appt with my new pcp next week. Do you know what I should expect as far as further testing and what causes low DLCO? ... (0 replies)
... umothorax, your lung would have been adhered to the pleural cavity either through talc abrasion or physical abrasion or both. The blebs would have been stitched as well. ... (3 replies)
... I don't know what you mean exactly by "scope with pleurodesis", but the surgery wasn't made using a scope. It was a normal surgery in which the doctor made a chest surgery and removed all those blebs.
I have the feeling below the place where the surgery was made.
I will make the x-ray tomorrow and see what it will show (I hope it shows nothing)... (3 replies)
... It could be that as your lung is expanding as you're healing, part of it is stretching a bit more than it did before and maybe rubbing over a rib? ... (3 replies)
... I feel so sorry for what you have suffered as being unable to breathe is torture. ... (12 replies)
... Well as you know they discharged me from the hospital on Saturday 30th Aug, telling me to come back to this consultants clinic in 8 weeks time... ... (12 replies)
... clearly shows that the diaphragm pushes up into my left lung, I was so surprised that I forgot to ask if this could be permanent. My oxygen stats are very good, as long as just sitting. It is getting really old not to be able to lay down to sleep. Does anyone know or have you heard of such a thing? ... (0 replies)
... Im 52 yrs old and suffered with this since my mid 20's. Ok as long as Im not thinking about it, but as soon as I lay down and try to relax, forget it. Just keep yawning. Sometimes take sleep relaxers to help fall asleep. ... (0 replies)