... 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. ... (0 replies)
... Actually, that sounds exactly like a reoccurrence of childhood asthma, triggered by your respiratory infection, with a side order of acid reflux.
Get to a pulmonologist or allergist. The sooner this is aggressively treated with inhaled steroids the better chance you have of your lungs going back to normal.
Also, deal with the reflux. It may have been triggered by all... (7 replies)
... ensation in my windpipe, as if it is scarred or something is abnormal in there. It's very hard to put this particular symptom in to words. But sometimes when I'm breathing it almost feels like it's "bubbling" in there too. But when anyone listens to my chest the breaths are smooth and clean. ... (7 replies)
... My pulmonoligist thinks it is either anxiety or that I should see another heart specialist. Recently went into the water and felt no discomfort being submerged neck deep. However, when I attempted to swim, I found that I could not inhale while exerting myself during the swim. ... (6 replies)
... Hey everyone. Back in August I went to my doctor's office for something other than breathing problems. Well, while I was there, the doctor said I was wheezing. She listened to my lungs and told me they sounded tight. ... (0 replies)
... The tightness and breathing difficulties could be Asthma. ... (1 replies)
... s hard for me to explain the discomfort, but it would be something like if you were breathing really hard outside in the cold, if that makes sense. ... (1 replies)
... In August 2006 I began to have what I would assume bad anxiety (Troubles breathing, chest pain, sensation of throat closing). Went to ER on several occasions with no results. Had tests such as EKG, respitory tests, blood tests, everything showing fine. This was consistent for a long time. My doctor diagnosed me with GERD, I had a camera into my stomach, they came to the... (0 replies)
... feel like there is someone sat on my cheast which make it difficult for me to breathe. i also have to remember to breathe because i feel as though i have stopped breathing because when i open my eyes i feel frightened because i am aware of something not quite right with me as its waking me up. ... (0 replies)
... I had pneumothorax on my left lung 6 month ago, and some times I wake up in the morning with feeling of intense coldness in my top left lung.
I applied heating pad and seems to improve the discomfort.
I would suggest chest x-ray, which is relatively cheap, and tells you if you have lung problem that is physical. (6 replies)
... I notice my regular breathing is pretty shallow so it is only during a bigger breath or a yawn. I feel this only on my left side and into my shoulder. ... (1 replies)
... The only thing which I similarly experienced last year was the problem breathing part. ... (2 replies)
i am writing this post on behalf of my girlfriend who has been suffering for over a month now. it is quit a long post, but i really hope somebody can help us or shed some light. she is 19, and was a smoker for almost 9 years but has since quit smoking.
woke up in the morning, and threw up, but only spit came out. later on that night,... (0 replies)
... drugs, and it could be that you might have a sensitivity to something in there. My first guess would be to not take them for a few days and see if some of your discomfort stops. ... (7 replies)
... Hi Again,
Thanks, I try to stay as healthy as I can. I just turned 52 in March so staying healthy now will hopefully help me out later on.
Anyway, yes I was told that my left lung would never collaspe again so they did do something to adhear it to the chest wall. On my itemized bill they had a stapler on there so I don't know if they stapled it or did something else. ... (7 replies)
... Now, at 32 years of age, my husband is in considerable discomfort every day and cannot function enough to return to work or carry normal day to day activities. ... (0 replies)
... I'm having difficulty breathing as it is, with increased discomfort upon laying down. I propped myself up with literally about eight pillows last night but it took me atleast 4 hours to get to sleep... ... (1 replies)
... bilateral pleurectomy nearly 10 years ago and this was because of a spontaneous pneumothorax i had 3 times. I was told before the operation that i may still feel discomfort for anything up to 5 years after the operation. ... (0 replies)
... using my rescue inhaler to see if that helps. No luck yet and waiting until January is a bit scary for me. I am just so out of breath in the a.m. and the chest discomfort unbelievable. ... (1 replies)
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