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... A BMI of 25 usually indicates overweight, except for serious body builders. But you say you're 20 lbs. overweight. So that's beyond 25? Approaching 30? A BMI of 30 indicates obesity. If your BMI is about 27 and you're doing a lot of cardio, in addition to work and taking care of kids, you may be lowering your immune system with too much (self imposed) stress. ... (3 replies)
... related. I really do feel like it's lungs though. It isn't a pain per se, but more of a lung burn, which you can understand if you have had that feeling. ... (3 replies)
... I have had symptoms like that for years, in 2001 i was diagnosed with a very minor respiratory defect. Over the years and 8 pulmonary function tests, i have been given Bronchial asthma, exercised induced asthma, mild asthma, mild COPD and Small airways obstruction/disorder. With the exception of one area of a pulmonary test (PFT) the results are all in the low end of normal.... (3 replies)

... Posting here and the heart board: Background: Over the past year, my cardio activity has decreased a lot just due to kids and work and I am overweight 20 pounds. I have PVC's and an arrhythmia, but I get an echo every year for my heart and have been told it's in great condition. Lately though, when I wake up in the mornings, I'm slightly SOB and feel a burning in my... (3 replies)
Help
Feb 27, 2018
... Had a cancer screening done. The results showed mild emphysema with scattered fibrosis in both lungs with no consolidation. I was told to get another scan in a year. The dr didnt discuss it or seemed to concerned. Isnt fibrosis serious ? ... (2 replies)
... Welcome to HB. You've been through a lot....what test did you have to show all is good in your lungs? It's possible you have scarring....or possibly another issue like pleurisy. Did you have an x-ray? Or CT? q (1 replies)
Lungs
Nov 21, 2016
... 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)
Pain in lungs
Oct 8, 2015
... 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)
Pain in lungs
Oct 7, 2015
... 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)


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