... I know this is an old thread but did you ever get a resolution? I'm a 23 year old male and have been experiencing the same symptoms since this past July. I've been to the ER 3 times I've had 4 Chest X Rays, 2 echos, CT Angio with contrast, CTa, 10 EKG's, spirometry test (96% of pred.), tested for Lymes, ANA and had an EGD. Every test came back fine (except for EGD, have... (1 replies)
My Hiatal-Hernia definitely has an effect on my breathing.
What medication are you on that helps your H.H.
I am also Asthmatic and in 42 yrs have never left my medication off once, so I know its not that that has a bearing on my breathing.
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... ve developed an over sensitive chest area, perhaps in bronchial and esophagus. ... (10 replies)
... On the down side, I'm still having this very clear pattern of feeling okay in the morning and getting worse as the day moves on. My chest hurts just around my bronchial and sometimes spreading out to my larger lung areas. ... (10 replies)
... "Thanks for the good health wishes, I wish you likewise".
Actually I live in Ireland and was prescribed Nexium after an Endoscopy showed I had had an Ulcer also H.Pylori . My Hiatal-Hernia was also found at the same time but I was told it did not require surgery.
I now get Gastritis fairly often and between that and the H.H my breathing can be very laboured at times.... (10 replies)
... I live in Japan so am not sure the exact name of the meds in the states. I believe they might be Prilosec and Gasmotin.
Interesting thing about my condition is that I thought my symptoms were just a part of asthma for many years. Doctor's re-enforced this belief by upping my asthma meds whenever I felt bad, even if peak flow was okay.
Sounds like you can appreciate how... (10 replies)
... Ray report from the ER. She prescribed the Levaquin because I said I still had chest pain and because she said maybe the meds they give me in the ER weren't enough. ... (3 replies)
... I do have some chest pain. ... (3 replies)
... Spelled CostocHondritis wrong this is the correct spelling. (10 replies)
... Google costcocondritis and heart palps (10 replies)
... Hello fellow users ~
So, among the many health problems/scares I've encountered in the past for which I've sought your support, this has to be the most serious. Unfortunately, it is a "lonely disease" in that apparently only strikes 1:1 million women...yes, only women get it. It is more gender-specific than breast cancer. Lucky us. As such, my quest for answers are... (2 replies)
... and in good control when symptoms began. Even when my chest feels tight, I am not wheezing and peak flow is normal. ... (10 replies)
... I take asthma meds as insurance against a significant asthma attack and to help to alleviate or avoid chest tightness. ... (10 replies)
... I'm a 43 year old man in pretty good shape. A couple months ago, I started having chest tightness and palpitations. ... (10 replies)
... My husband had a chest xray today and the comment was: Underlying structural lung changes suggestive of COAD. the nodularity opacities appear calcified and are most likely granulomata. What does this mean? (0 replies)
... This is my chest x ray. ... (0 replies)
First of all If you are a diagnosed Asthmatic which I am 42 yrs. You should never leave your medication off except on the advice of your Dr, whether your breathing is good or bad regular use of your Inhalers is paramount to your health.
Secondly, its possible you could have a Hiatal-Hernia, I have one and it does affect my breathing.
Anxiety can also have an effect on... (10 replies)
... m still trying to figure out the cause. A couple months ago, I started experiencing chest tightness that would persist for many hours. When it is bad, it causes palpitations. ... (2 replies)
... My husband had coughed up blood tinged mucus, so went to emergency room, oxygen level at 60. Took chest xray, cat scan, he was spitting up so much blood could not keep oxygen mask on, intubated, took echo cardiogram, heart treat, took to ICU on October 12, still on October 24th the doctors don't know what it is.
Took 58 blood tests, all came back negative, so they have him on... (0 replies)
... I had a ct of my chest done on Wednesday to check my lungs because I had an abnormal PFT with extremely low DLCO, and prior to that, experienced low pulse-ox following a surgery (80's). I'm a non-smoker and have never smoked and my doctor's office called this afternoon with my ct results. The test said I have a minimal collapsed airway with a small pericardial effusion. Does... (0 replies)