... even though every doctor has "diagnosed" "hyperventilation syndrome", couldn't this be due to poor gas exchange in the lungs caused by COPD? ... (0 replies)
... I had the same type thing happen when I quit smoking years ago. It was chalked up to the lungs clearing out all that tar and getting used to normal. Since they haven't found anything, I'd give it a couple more months to see if your lungs get adjusted. ... (1 replies)
... on my birthday 23 dec 2014 i decided to quit smoking as i saw a video about lungs filled with tar, i smoked my last cig and said good buy to the bad habit. ... (1 replies)
... also confirmed that my breathing was normal as well as my blood pressure. I occasionally have very light chest pains, but I can't confirm if it is coming from my lungs or not because it there is a pain when I grab the skin or muscle on my chest and no pain when I apply pressure. ... (0 replies)
... Hi....congratulations on the decions you've made to move forward. I agree that you know the answers of how your lungs are doing at this point and how they can improve as you continue to not smoke and drink. ... (2 replies)
... he three antibiotics. The last six months were every day. Definitely no fun, but I tried to stay busy so I wouldn't think about it too much. They went into my lungs and took a sample six weeks ago. The disease is still there. I have an appointment in January to see what they are going to do. I am seeing pulmonology. ... (3 replies)
... Did your Doctor take a chest X-ray? I would get one, as that would ease your mind about if it is or not your right lung. I have acid reflux and Gerd. I'm on medication and works great. Get that x-ray, see it it has anything to do with the lung, then let's talk more. Sorry to say, I know a lot about lungs. (1 replies)
... and lungs were clear. She said gerd and said to try an inhaler incase it was mild asthma but also said anxiety can cause this too. ... (1 replies)
... Before I begin, I am a 25-year old male. 6'2'', 160 pounds. I've had arthritis since I was 13 and am currently only on Prednisone for it. I was on Orencia and Methotrexate until this started.
How This Started/Symptoms
On Nov 12, I woke up at night short of breath. Stayed up for a bit, fell back asleep, and woke up with it still there. It has been non-stop ever since for... (11 replies)
... :) Hi~
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. Hasn't worked so far, been using it 2 weeks. Thing is, I wake up with serious congestion, wheezing, crackling, lots of mucous, and it is DEEP in my lower lungs. I don't know if inhaling the medicine can even reach that... (1 replies)
My Hiatal-Hernia definitely has an effect on my breathing.
What medication are you on that helps your H.H.
I am also Asthmatic and in 42 yrs have never left my medication off once, so I know its not that that has a bearing on my breathing.
Solofelix. (10 replies)
... Another update, I just had an endoscopy and consulted with a GI doc. Other than minor hiatal hernia, all looks really good, he said. The HH isnít showing any inflammation so my meds are doing a good job keeping it under control.
So now Iím more unclear than ever before about how to deal with my symptoms. My heart, upper GI, and lungs (asthma) all are good. Iíve made... (10 replies)
I am a 30 year old male that is 5'9/ 153 lbs. I am writing because I have been feeling woozy, off-balance, light-headed as if I want to fall, hung-over without nausea and short of breath for nearly 2.5 months. Doctors are trying to tie my lungs into this somehow (maybe the oxygen is not traveling like it should in my body). I do have some chest pain.
A chest... (3 replies)
... of my lungs working and if I didn't stop smoking wouldn't last too long, I answered him by saying I have just stopped!!! ... (1 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)