... I started having the following symptom when I was 19. It's been going on for over 10 years now, and has gradually become more serious.
There's a tightness in my chest and abdomen. I can't breath properly from my stomach or diaphragm; To get a breath, I must attempt to "get around it" somehow usually posturing my back up, raising my shoulders, yawning, and this isn't always... (6 replies)
... type cough and just came every now and then. It has become chronic since about May 25 or so, and it has gotten worse in the last couple of weeks. ... (0 replies)
... type cough and just came every now and then. It has become chronic since about May 25 or so, and it has gotten worse in the last couple of weeks. ... (1 replies)
... a dry, hacking cough. Sometimes though it's less of a hack and more of a normal, light cough, and lately, it's become more of a wheezing cough. I've also been waking up in the middle of the night most nights as well, coughing. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Everyone,
First off, I just want to say welcome - this is my first post. I am a MD-hopeful about to start senior year at UNC-Chapel Hill :)
Anyway, back to my concern = My grandma is 86 yrs old just coming off of 4 months in and out of the hospital that started early Feb. 2009. It all started with bad diarrhea that turned into a fungal type pneumonia (the diarrhea... (2 replies)
... ant for two months. I first noticed this two months ago when I was at home. After two days it was getting worse and I started to not be able to breathe and I was wheezing heavily. I was also having severe bronchospasms. ... (1 replies)
You really need to start the acid reflux medication program, because it's either going to 1) work, and you'll feel great or 2) not work, no harm no foul.
You only need to give it a month to really experience the benefit. Many people including myself had 90% recovery on the first 3 days of starting the PPIs.
You need to get a prescription for a good PPI... (10 replies)
... rays, "you're breathing just fine", even though it feels like I'm having an asthma attack when I'm not. I do have chronic sinusitus, and yes, I know this is one of if not the major cause of the crap running down into my lungs. It just seems like it 'shuts off' the left one. ... (10 replies)
... productive chronic cough? ... (10 replies)
... Please go into your search engine and type in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and see if these signs and symptoms match yours. Your Pulmonary doctor will probably put you back on some breathing meds. ... (10 replies)
... is after seeing the pulmonary specialist the other day. Mine is Chronic Sinusistis and I was wondering if u ever had sinus infections because if u do u can have chronic sinusistis which causes severe post nasal drip it will get down into your lungs cause infections and chronic coughs. ... (10 replies)
... months out of the year, and has progressed to a chronic cough and wheezing. ... (10 replies)
... g a few times during the night, nothing major. It has slowly, very slowly progressed to a non stop runny nose, and increased coughing fits during the night. No wheezing yet. Last night was the worst, pretty much every hour, up, crying, coughing, choking, then back to sleep, he would cough here and there until another episode. ... (0 replies)
... decrease so they declared that I have asthma....I do have wheezing in the evening.....but I have shortness of breath all the time.....I am having trouble with the inhaled steroids they are trying to give me.... ... (22 replies)
My boyfriend is 31 and occasionally smokes (at most a pack a week, usually more like 2-3 cigs a week), but he's had this problem "for as long as he can think".
He has no problem catching breath in general, is quite fit albeit not exactly sporty. But occasionally, maybe once every other month, he will wake up in the morning and have thick mucus in his lungs, which... (2 replies)
... I have treated my chronic cough with anti depressants, however even if it seems that the throat clearing seems to be getting better. ... (3 replies)
... I have a bad case of chronic bronchitis, for over a year now. The coughing and congestion got so bad I went to the Dr. and got a sample of Symbicort. ... (1 replies)
... Chronic cough can be difficult to pin down and get accurate diagnosis. Do you have any symptoms of wheezing or shortness of breath along with the cough? ... (4 replies)
... and with this wheezing a choking, gasping cough. ... (0 replies)
... s and doctors listening to my lungs with a stethoscope, I have no issues. But this is pretty recent and seems to be getting worse. I do not feel sick, but I feel chronic fatigue and constantly tired. Recently, I have started wheezing a little in the mornings when I wake up. ... (0 replies)