... of breathe and chest tightness off and on that can last minutes, hours and even days, but now for the last 3 weeks straight I've been having shortness of breath, chest tightness and asthma a attacks everyday. ... (1 replies)
... not just the chest area? ... (7 replies)
... After a trip to the ER a week ago, I was diagnosed with pleurisy. At the time, I was extremely uncomfortable and couldn't lay down, and was breathing shallowly as every breath made it worse. I don't know how to explain the feeling I have had with it, but it is not the typical sharp pain I understand most people get with pleurisy, but the discomfort was just as bad as any pain... (0 replies)
... Back in October of last year I went to the Dr for mild chest pains and shortness of breath and was diagnosed with a pulmonary embolism that was so small that they weren't even she that's what it was. ... (2 replies)
... Hi guys, well yesterday was he worst day, I felt awful so I rang for the dr to come out, but as it was bank holiday no drs are working. I rung the hospital non urgent line and they told me I needed to go see a dr miles away, well I am breathless just walking to the toilet so I told them I don't drive so I can't go anywhere, so they said they would send a dr to my house, which... (7 replies)
... ote that post earlier I felt awful, and I ended up falling asleep like I was drugged. I just felt so out of it. I have now had something to eat and drink, but my chest is very sore so have taken painkillers. ... (7 replies)
... effort to breathe through this wheeze. Dr said I had a mild chest infection and Pleurisy, but im feeling awful, I am so very breathless every time I move or even cough. ... (7 replies)
... Most people get a repeat chest X-ray 3-4 weeks after treatment to make sure it has cleared up. You can also tell by the return of normal behavior, no fever, cough subsiding, etc. if he had no symptoms at all besides confusion, I would be concerned that this may be more complicated than a simple pneumonia, and definitely get a repeat chest X-ray and oxygen measurement on finger... (1 replies)
... Hi...good to hear you have a specialist's appointment soon. I do hope that it'll be indepth enough to give a diagnosis, or at least something continuing to lead to one.
Please give an update for that appointment. I'll continue to be subscribed to this thread.
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... So, I got a referral for the 20th, with a doctor who is affiliated with the hospital I went to, so he can easily access the Xray and files. He will see if he thinks it needs to be pursued more or not. Fingers crossed it's just some mild Asthma! (6 replies)
... Hi...I had a boyfriend when I was 15 who had pectus excavatum. (doesn't count, I know).
What were the findings of the right lung base?...
If you can find out what the doc put in the report at the ER regarding bronchial thickening, I think that would help for clarity, if nothing else. That's strange he would have said it if it wasn't noted by the radiologist.
The... (6 replies)
... Thanks for responding. I got a copy of my radiology notes and am working on a referral. :)
Interestingly enough, the notes from the radiologist said nothing about bronchial thickening, although the ER doc mentioned it.
The notes said "Chest sits to the left, due to pectus excavatum deformity. Having pectus excavatum explains the right lung base findings.
Allowing for... (6 replies)
... I went to the ER last night, for back pain and a tight chest. Naturally they assumed cardiac issues, and tested me for a heart attack and did a chest X-ray. It all came back fine, and my blood tests were all normal. The ER doc did say my lungs showed some bronchiole thickening. But he didn't expand on that, and when they discharged me they the paperwork said "X-ray =... (6 replies)
... When I was little I used to get terrible awful illnesses every winter that resulted in a trip to the ER because I physically could not breath. I didn't have asthma but I can't remember what the disorder was called. It would happen in the middle of the night as I woke up gasping for air. I was a premie if that means anything.
I'm 16 now and this winter it reoccurred. The... (1 replies)
... Hi...Hope this isn't too late of a reply. Yes, I would absolutely get referred to a pulmonologist to get to the reason you have thickening of your airways. It might have been from past infections or from asthma that you didn't know you had.
I totally get the fear of cancer, but if that spurs you for a diagnosis....push. I don't think it's normal to have thickening unless... (6 replies)
... hi! i m of 25, male and tuberculosis cured. Even After completing the whole course of dotes i still feel irritation in right side of my throat, right ear and right nostril is always remains stuck and also right lung.I have consulted my family doc(MD) He told me that your nurve is irritated so u r facing this problem. About eight months ago ecoli was found in my sputum culture... (1 replies)
... Anyone? I'm waiting for a copy of my results. Should I get a CT? See a pulmonologist? (6 replies)
... My name is Kelly. I'm 43 years old. I was born with situs inversus , a partly collapsed lung, primary ciliary dyskinesia and a hearing problem that was never found till I turned 5 and had tubes put in my ears when I was like 6 or 7 years old. I started seeing a mental health doctor at 42 because I would get upset and mad very easly. I told him about the problem I was having... (1 replies)
... sounds like you need to see a pumonologist for testing. A lot of this sounds like asthma. (1 replies)
... my childhood asthma making a comeback. I'm on an inhaler, but unfortunately it doesn't really seem to be working. I have some random aches in the left side of my chest as well lately, and it seems like my allergies are flaring up pretty badly as well now. ... (6 replies)