... If one lung has collapsed, it's many times that the other one will follow, so you'd want the one lung healed without causing undue stress on it during that time. ... (7 replies)
... They do the usual ordeal of putting in the chest tube. I'm there for a few days. There is absolutely NO progress in the lung healing. ... (7 replies)
... Well, for as long as I can remember, I would inhale, and occasionally I'd feel a sudden jolt of pain in my left lung, and it would hurt REALLY BAD. Afterwards, I would inhale and exhale deeply for a minute or two. I am really scared as to what it is. ... (0 replies)
... I have suffered with sinus infections for years and a chronic lung condition, and hypertension. ... (9 replies)
... Thanks again, I can't wait to start fishing and golfing again.
I don't know why lungs hurt. It always was infection for me, unless it was muscular, from all the coughing I was purposely doing to try to bring stuff up. The stuff you mix with the albuterol would probably serve the same purpose as the saline. I've never heard of putting sterile saline in the nebulizer alone. I... (9 replies)
... round so long this time. I took Mucinex yesterday and it helped me cough up some more stuff, but I ended up feeling drained by the end of the day. Plus my left lung was killing me. The pulmonologist's nurse said it could be the way the stuff from my sinuses drains at night when I sleep. ... (9 replies)
... if you think you may have a lung infection, taking the powerful oral steroid in conjuntion with the strong antibiotics is a must. ... (9 replies)
... I know, I know, I am in the process - I was thinking of the water pic w/ Grossan tips - but I have a hard time making a decision.
Hell, I went all out and broke out the nebulizer tonight. I got to a point that I felt like I was having an actual asthma attack. Lots of wheezing. It seems to have subsided for now. I started taking the latest antibiotic that the ENT scribed... (9 replies)
... You could take my advice and get that sinus irrigator, dammit ;)
Also, yes, use the Albuterol, but do a course of Prednisone(sp?) with Levaquin(antibiotic).
If you're getting lung infections, get your Pulmo to prescribe a test-use of The Vest from Hill-Romm. They'll probably let you use it until your surgeries. Those people were very good to me. Look it up if you've... (9 replies)
... diately started antibiotics, but not before I started getting drainage again into my lungs. The weird thing is that I always seem to have a dull pain in my left lung only when I cough. Last time the doc said he could hear the junk in my left lung. Is the stuff mucus only draining to one lung and if so, why? ... (9 replies)
... It breaks my heart to hear of the struggles you are facing, on so many fronts. I know how difficult it can be to be an ill parent of special children. Taking care of ourselves is so important, but can be exhausting.
I do not recall you mentioning anything about breathing treatments, but I did continue my breathing treatments after leaving the hospital. They are typically... (5 replies)
... A few months ago i thought i had a very bad cold , my chest hurt my back.. the dr in er ran a xray of my chest and came in and told me that it was normal and it was a virus i had.. ... (12 replies)
... A few months ago i thought i had a very bad cold , my chest hurt my back.. the dr in er ran a xray of my chest and came in and told me that it was normal and it was a virus i had.. ... (0 replies)
... That's...odd. There is a possibility of it doing further damage to your stomach, it certainly hurt mine. Also, in some people, it makes asthma worse. ... (7 replies)
... I've had lung pain off and on. ... (6 replies)
... This sounds like you might have a bout of bronchitis. I have chronic bronchitis and my lungs hurt and are congested when I breath in deep, particularly my lower lungs. ... (2 replies)
... I have no cough, no shortness of breath, and when I breath normally it doesn't hurt or feel congested. ... (2 replies)
... Do not be scared for what lies ahead is peaceful and loving and caring. I am sure that one day you will agree. I do not know why you hurt so badly, nut I do know "what that feels like". I can tell you how lucky you are to live, to feel, and to care. May peace be with you? ... (9 replies)
... You should have your lungs tested by a lung specialist. If you hurt when you breath or have constant on and off burning anywhere around the lung area you need have it evaluated. I had the same thing happen to me, my doc said you just have live with it if it don't go away. ... (4 replies)
... She said that I need a chest xray, she wanted me to talk to my PCP about it, thinks I might have something wrong with my lungs where I hurt breathing in like that, and smoked for along time. ... (27 replies)