... It sounds like you could have pleurisy, which is inflammation of lining of lung and chest wall. It can come from infection, like a cold, bronchitis or pneumonia, or some autoimmune problems. I would see your Dr. ... (2 replies)
... I used to get bloody discharge with or without irrigation. These days it's usually just from the mucous membranes near the nostrils and the doctor said to just rub a little neosporin in there for a while. ... (9 replies)
... but when the Pleural rub started i had a cough and blocked nose and was on tablets but that went ages ago. But i cant seem to get rid off the pain in my back when i breath in deeply. ... (4 replies)
... a pleural rub is usually due to some irritation of the pleural membrane which surrounds your lung....when the inflammation goes away, so will the rub. ... (4 replies)
... ing sensation that also comes and goes during the day just to the left of the mid sternum area. It must be just under the sternum because I have the tendency to rub that area when it itches. When I do that the itching goes away for a short time. ... (2 replies)
... What I forgot to add in my original post was that in early June for 3 days I was back to my regular self. I could take a full breath without having any rub or feeling that I couldn't breath. I woke up on the fourth day and was right back to the same terrible thing. It was such a tease I was in tears... ... (12 replies)
... had severe breathing issues since Dec 15 2011 and have had every test known to man done with absolutely no results. Every test that I have done with exception to lung test has come back completely normal..... I am 35, 225lbs, very, very active in all sports no medical history, no family medical history....Here goes. ... (12 replies)
... pinching feeling started, if that makes sense. Or, I could feel it "start" in that same spot and I might end up at the bottom of my ribcage before I feel like I rub the spot where it is. ... (0 replies)
... ray the technician said that my husband should go to his doctor immediately. He in fact asked if my husband had had part of his lung removed! ... (0 replies)
... previous Dr. of mine who diagnosed mild asthma about 6 years ago, but then I saw a prominent allergist about a year later who tested me for asthma, allergies and lung function and told me that I definitely did not have asthma and that all test were fine. ... (6 replies)
... It's not too late to help.
That "smoker's cough"; that's probably chronic bronchitis. Do you get bronchitis every time you get a cold? Does it sometimes go into pneumonia? In both of your lungs? Do you have asthma?
If you quit smoking and you have asthma and chronic bronchitis, those two conditions WILL improve. You will have fewer and milder episodes of both.
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... suggests emphysema" I need to call another med center to make an appointment to have a lung function test. My question is do Hyperinflated lungs always mean emphysema? ... (2 replies)
... stress moment, I rub his back in a figure 8 motion, slowly and firmly. He concentrates on that and we can get his breathing back under control within usually 5 minutes. ... (16 replies)
I recently ( last year) - after a lot of excercise, dont know it's connected had water in my left lung. I had a lung drain but since then I occassionally get the "plueral rub", no water in my lungs I had that checked out but every now again I get the rub, mostly when I bend over. I have a pain in my left back up to my shoulder blades. It's not very sore most of the time... (16 replies)
... Rays etc. they placed the chest tube, and sent me to the critical care unit for a few days with the pleuravac sucking the air from the space between the lung and chest cavity lining. ... (5 replies)
... wrin, I found this message board doing a search on pleural friction rubs. I'm not sure if that's what I may have, but my curiosity was piqued when you gave advice to see the pulmonologist if the "rub" area became painful.
Here's my situation. I'm a healthy 32 year old, and I'm an RN in surgery. I run alot & am training for an ultramarathon. Yesterday I went for a hilly 20... (22 replies)
... nd like an infection or a total inflammation, though, so you're better off than some. I can't imagine living with Pleurisy where an entire side or even the whole lung field is inflamed, it'd be like having broken ribs all over the place. ... (13 replies)
... a bronchoscopy won't diagnose a problem with the pleural membrane because a bronchoscopy examines the inside of the lungs and a pleral friction rub is located outside of the lung. Dig? ... (13 replies)
... No, I don't think it's stomach acids in your lung... but stranger things have happened.
Ask your dr. to do a chest x-ray to rule out a pleural effusion, and ask him if he thinks it could be a pleural rub or inflammation of the pleural lining (pleurisy)
Usually unilateral sharp pains in the thorax that are not caused by muscle pulls have something to do with the pleura.... (1 replies)