... 17, Male, 5'8,
Went to the doctor 4-5 months ago for sharp chest pains, doctor said it might be a cousin condition of costochondiritis.
Pain continued to be off and on, so I saw a cardiologist and took and EKG which checked out and the doctor said it was also likely a muscle/cartridge problem. A month later I took an xray for a pulmonologist who said I had hyperinflated... (0 replies)
... tis. Apparently, the phlegm was falling down her throat into the chest and when she spat blood was because she had been forcing herself to cough for so long. Her lungs seem to be ok, however, the specialist will do more tests. ... (0 replies)
... d with a left middle back ache 4 months ago which radiates into my shoulder and sometimes my side. I had my bloods done twice and my oxygen levels checked and my lungs listenend to and tapped and all ok. They said might be muscular. ... (1 replies)
... My grandson is coughing and it sounds as if his lungs is full of mucus. He is 5. 2 months ago he ended up in hospital where they put him on a steroid nebuliser. ... (2 replies)
... earch as you're able and make a list of questions for the doctors or family members if they are in contact. Ask what antibiotics he's taking and how much of his lungs are infected. Do a search on this site for e.coli pneumonia and see what other info you can find. ... (1 replies)
... My 80 y/o uncle recently got diagnosed with double pneumonia and they were thinking he may have TB, however his test came back positive for ecoli in the lungs. I have never heard of this but it does not sound very well. I do not live close so I cannot go and talk with the doctors myself. Any wisdom on the subject? thanks (1 replies)
... Since the lungs have no pain receptors, the pain you feel is not your lungs. Pleurisy or pneumonia can cause pain. ... (3 replies)
... I am almost 55 and I have COPD. I was wondering if any of you have that pain in your lungs that aches? ... (3 replies)
... I think you're past early signs of copd and emphysema and the hyperinflated lungs are a sign of that process. Have you had pulmonary function tests done? ... (2 replies)
... Hi all - I have been having pain across back and chest tightness for the past 4 years - had various scans etc nothing shows - except overinflated lungs - I am a previous smoker of 15 years - I have to sleep on 3 pillows to be able to breathe - I cannot tolerate exercise anymore I get breathless, my chest is always tight and have thick plem that I cannot get off my chest. If... (2 replies)
... to start OK over the past 2 weeks I have been noticing that when I do something other than sitting down be it walking up stairs or around the kitchen cleaning my lungs kind of burn and i feel out of breath once it comes on it can take a day to go back to being bearable again. ... (0 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)
... A new update. PCP did a peak flow test. Dr. Let me try 6 times and as we know they take your top 3 numbers (which were my last) my lungs are at 70%. It was a little bit of a surprise to me. The only things I have noticed is cleaning products and sprays bothering my lungs. I am just waiting for my scan. I want a diagnosis already ;) happy Friday to all. (13 replies)
... ng to have my follow up lung scan later this month. Recently I have noticed sprays such as cleaning products and nail polish etc all bother me. I feel them in my lungs at times causing me to cough. This is something new. I also have a visit with the Pulmonary Dr. For a PFT after my scans. ... (13 replies)
... Hello and welcome to the message boards.
Why would you want to hide spots on the lungs during an x-ray? For what reason? Is this for employment? (1 replies)
... How to hide spots on lungs during x-ray? (1 replies)
... Hi, I'm a newbie too. This is my first post. I too have scarring and nodules in my lungs and they were first discovered by accident during a kidney CT scan. That was back in 2005. I was told to stay away from sprays, smoke etc. ... (13 replies)
... My dad is 68 years old and he cannot tolerate the pain of inserting tubes in both lungs repeatedly. What other tests should be done? ... (0 replies)
... It's been since Sept. of 09 that I took my last dose of the big 3 meds. I ended up in the hosp. due to the drugs. Up until that time, all of my monthly labs had come back within accepted limits. However, the last 4 weeks, they prevented my bone marrow from producing RBC's. I ended up in a drug induced coma for 3 days and had a total of 8 units of blood. It was really kind... (1 replies)