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Recently I've woken up twice in the middle of the night with my windpipe completely closed. I have been a smoker for 20 years and have a long history of asthma. I have also used dextromethorphan cough gels for over 10 years, for my chron...
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For the last three months a bad smell comes from my nose my nose is not dripping in the middle of the night I've been congested I already have problems with females not liking me as a person because I take allot of light so this bad smel...
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Hi - I've been having difficulty breathing for at least the last 9-10 years...and it's a daily thing. I am 31 years old, am healthy (exercise almost daily, eat healthily, am not overweight, do not smoke, and only drink socially), and ye...
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So about a week and a half ago I was diagnosed with bronchitis/ walking pneumonia. He said that it was bronchitis but then he found a specific spot and said it was pneumonia in its beginning stages. He gave me the blue inhaler, azithromy...
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For the past month i have been coughing, fatigued and generally not well overall. After about 3 weeks, i went to the doctor because i had lower left rib pain from too much coughing and pink sputum. He took a chest x-ray and determined th...
Tiredofcoughing2016 | Last answer
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I am a 23 year old and I have had excessive phlegm or saliva every time after I eat or drink anything from the time I was about 10-11 years old. It always causes me to produce a "wet" cough (just one) after I eat or drink anything to cle...
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I went to the er on the 28th on jam with c/o sob and possible pneumothorax. I had 50% lung collapsed and the put in a chest tube. on feb 1st they did surgery a pleurodesis to prevent further problems. tues lung was up so they pulle the t...
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I am constantly smelling poop and as the day goes on I smell sewage. I mean the poop smell gets worse. I ask my friends and they tell me they don't smell anything. Yet they constantly act like it. Body language.I think they are being nic...
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Hi. I was exposed to fiberglass as well when it fell out of the ceiling. I inhaled it and since then I have been sensitive to smoke and car fumes. I also keep feeling like something is stuck in my throat and have throat pain which inc...
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Hi Everyone! I need your assistance regarding my health. Based on the result. I was diagnosed with >minimal PTB , both upper lobe >Atheromatous Aorta > Pleurodiaphragmatic adhesion, Right. Please help , Need your advise and medi...
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This discussion is related to blood in mucus from nose. This winter, for the first time, when I wake up most mornings i have a stuffy nose and blood-streaked mucous when I blow my nose. What's going on? I do spend all day at work in ...
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For the past year (I think) I've had a slight, very mild pain that was very subtle in my upper left back, kind of on/underneath shoulder blade. Over the last couple months it's become more pronounced, but only when I make certain movemen...
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Hello! Um, I'm kinda nervous so please forgive me if my explanation is confusing. So, I've had this cough for a year now. A very dry, constant cough. Ever since my tonsil removal. I've been checked for almost everything in my throat (ex...
Amazeza | Posted
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Hi, i was wondering if trapped gas can cause chest soreness, chest tightness, shortness of breath, stabbing pain which is severe enough to think you are having a serious heart problem. and if the answer is yes, how does one go about solv...
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I had the pneumococcal vaccine (Prevnar 13) 10 years ago at age 66. What is the recommendation on receiving the newer Pneumovax vaccine? That is, do I need a booster of the Prevnar, followed by the Pneuovax in whatever time period? ...
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Is there anyone else out there suffering from paralyzed diaphragms? If so, what has helped you? I have bilateral diaphragmatic paralysis, sleep apnea, and enlarged heart, small lungs, and I retain carbon dioxide which causes migraine h...
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I have had a cough now for about 3 weeks. It started off very mild but 2 weeks ago got more serious. I was sitting down and started to cough really hard and the next thing i knew i was picking myself up off the floor. I had passed out. I...
TacomaTom | Last answer
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Hi, i found out last week ive a 3cm opacity in my left lung, 2 days later had a phone call from hospital to go for a ct scan the next day. Im so scared, im an ex smoker, have no cough at all should i be worried. thanks
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Hello, I am a 26 year old female who has no major health issues. The first week in November I developed this horrible constant cough that hurts in my chest, produces yellow sputum, and turns into coughing fits. I wasn't sick before this ...
cmose357 | Posted
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My wife is 60 years old. This past year she has endured a bout of rectal cancer which she beat. After the chemo and radiation treatments ended in Aug., her COPD began to get worse. At the beginning of Oct., I had to take her to the ER wh...
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