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i am 46 female i have gerd but i take medicine for it my upper back really hurts when i breathe in deep.it has been doing it for 3 days i have tried a muscle rub and a heating pad i do smoke .nothing is helping i was concerned that it m...
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For about a year now, it feels like I have phlegm/mucus stuck in my throat and can't completely clear my throat. Also when I cough, its a lil wet and there is phlegm. When I started to have the problem, I went to the doc and he said ...
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I had a cold from 02/17 - 02/26 and then I got another cold from 03/03 - 03/16. Symptoms of my cold were runny nose, cough and congestion. Every morning I would spit out green phlegm and afterwards it would be clear. So on 03/16 everythi...
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After the lung x-ray the doctor wrote "There is a very subtle opacity in the left apical region projected over the medial. Inferior margin of the left clavicle. Although it may be related to adjacent bony structures ( for example calcif...
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66 year old female had lung function tests. came out at 55 pct fev doctor repeated test was the same loss of lung function Fingertop oxygen at 98% doctor put me on monteleukast. shortness of breath esp after any exertion or cough...
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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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I have been getting these types of pains for as long as I can remember- since I was a little girl. My brother and sister also suffer from the same type of pains, but we describe the sharp pain as if something is blocking our heart valve ...
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For the past week or so my throat would feel tight, as if there's something squeezing it. This would only happen occasionally at night, but now it happens every night and continues onto the day. It prevents me from sleeping and is very f...
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So since the 8th of this month, Basically over 3 weeks now, I have been experiencing almost daily shortness of breath where it feels like I cannot get enough air. It mostly occurs with minimal exertion like standing up, yelling, laughing...
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Unpleasant Burning Smell Last Sunday(27.03.16) night on wards I am getting a unpleasant smell of Kerosene burning continually not continuously I think I am getting the odor from both nostrils. While sleeping time I don't have any pr...
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Wasn't sure where to post this so I'll start with the supposed pleurisy. Went to the ER twice, Urgent care once. First time in the ER, they told me it was nothing, go home. Went because of major chest pain and difficulty breathing....
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For several months I have been experiencing gasping for breath while I am awake. I will be breathing normally and suddenly my chest heaves and I take a fast, almost alarming, gasp of air. This happens while sitting calmly, walking, or l...
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I was diagnosed with COPD following a collapsed lung which required a talc procedure and staples to fix. I have also been diagnosed with moderate sleep apnea. Could the sleep apnea have caused my lung to collapse? I lived a pretty nor...
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Is it possible that a moderate sized hiatal hernia can cause breathing difficulties? Could it press on the diaphragm and cause me to have wheezing difficulties? I have a scheduled appointment with a surgeon to see if surgery would be ...
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436516 tn?1382388265
I see these comments are from 2006. I am currently having many of these same problems. Tickle in throat, sharp pain, cough, tears, nose dripping. This has been happening for the past 5 months. I've been to a ENT. He said it was my tonsil...
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I had a spontaneous pneumothorax when I was 20 years old that occured three times in three months. I had surgery to debleb my right lung and readhere it to the plureal sac. I now have sleep apnea diagnosis,, I am 49 and wonder if they co...
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breathing is very shallow and short, am very frightened
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Hello, For a while i have been smelling a burning smell in my nose, kind of like smoke. It's not constant, somedays it's there and some it's not, i don't know what it is, i searched around and couldn't really find much, any info would be...
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So far I have seen an infectious disease specialist, 3 different ENT doctors, 2 primary care doctors, and a handful of doctors at urgent care for infection flare-ups. Have tried Manuka Honey, Xylitol, Betadine all to no avail. Curr...
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Recently had a chest X-ray that led to a CT scan, they found multiple lung nodules with one on my upper left lobe measuring 1cm. They also found one lymph node 16mm near my windpipe. I'm 36, non smoker with a history of asthma my entir...
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