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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)
... gh long enough, then phlegm does come up. The dr. gave me cough syrup with codeine, which I've been able to tolerate. Woke up this morning feeling sicker, with tightness in my chest, so I'm calling the dr. first thing. I've never had anything like this before. ... (5 replies)
... Your lungs seem to be healing or expelling the garbage from your lungs, I've heard this takes a while more than 2 weeks. ... (1 replies)

... re it's really disruptive, or if you have difficulty walking or talking, definitely seek medical attention right away. And in the long run, it's better for your lungs to have the inflammation controlled. In fact, many cities offer treatment services for people with asthma, because they want to reduce the expense of ER visits. ... (3 replies)
... waking up in a cold sweat with fever and headaches and a tightness in the lungs.I am pretty sure it is NOT the flu I am suffering from as the process of my symptoms is unusual to me. ... (1 replies)
... It's been about a week or two. No colds or phlegm yet. And not very much wheezing, more just the the feeling like my lungs are tight and harder to expand. ... (3 replies)
... back. But, as I was putting my shoes on, I sat down on the stairs and noticed that the act of bending to sit, made my chest tighten, and I had to pant though the tightness until it loosened up and went away. I shrugged it off, it didn't hurt that badly, it just tightened up. ... (3 replies)
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... Why do you think it can't be asthma? What does asthma mean to you? Also, if you don't think it's asthma, what's your theory as to why your right lung feels constricted? When you had the spirometry done, did they give you any puffs of ventolin? (11 replies)
... and the doctor said it was normal. But, at that time my right lung wasn't feeling the tightness I'm describing. ... (11 replies)
... Because you're posting messages to this forum. People who have obstructive bronchial lesions are very ill and often have collapsed lungs requring hospitalization. ... (11 replies)
... I am a 23 year old female. I was a social smoker but have not smoked for a while. For the past two months I have had a very tight chest. The tightness sometimes feels like a weight pressing down on my lungs or like I’m wearing a very tight bra. I also have a poking feeling as though someone is poking me in my right lung. These symptoms have been pretty much constant for two... (1 replies)
... I forget to take the Advair this morning and I could tell ....the lungs didn't feel as normal. It's a weird feeling... ... (7 replies)
... CT scan shows lungs clear of all 'bad' problems . ... (30 replies)
... found that he had a paralyzed diaphragm. You just can't get a deep breath. The lungs are fine, the bellows that work them aren't. ... (30 replies)
... Hey you... sorry to hear of your breathing problems. I used to have a great deal of problems absorbing air even tho my lungs would seem to expand normally. I was put in the booth more than once, checked with and without inhalers and told there was little or no difference in the tests. ... (30 replies)
... stressed???? anxiety??? trust me...this will cause that awful feeling in your chest, I suffer with it, so I know. It feels like something heavy is sitting on your chest, your chest feels very tight, and eventually it will have a "bruised" feeling, because of the tightness. It truly makes me want to cry...which adds more stress to your body for having to feel this awful... (1 replies)
... I have to agree, its probably anxiety complicated with smoking. The smoking could be causing your lungs to be irritated and then combine with stress in the form of minor anxiety attacks and that will cause pain. I get the same thing from time to time. ... (6 replies)
... s, but I'd definitly say get off the smokes!!! I'm pretty biased about the smoking issue, I'll admit. I have Pulminary Fibrosys and experience advanced damaged lungs every day. You don't want to go there and you will if you keep smoking! It's scientifically and medically proven smoking kills, and it's not s nice process! ... (6 replies)
... Hello... I'm a 26 year old female. For a few months I have been having trouble breathing, mainly tightness in my chest on and off.... I can get it a few times a day, or once a week. I get a sharp pain in my chest and it hurts a lot when I try to take a deep breath.. ... (6 replies)

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