I am 28 female, I am 50 pounds overweight (I am working on that) I stopped smoking over a year ago
But the hardest thing is these durn sinus infection or what I think are sinus infections. They come about every other week. I will get pain in my head, face it hurts so bad. smelly breath ear pain.....I do not know if I have allergy issues or sinus issues I have never been able to tell the 2 apart. I do not have insurance so I can not go to the doctor on a regualr basis.
Well over the last few weeks i have had pressure in my chest, shortness of breath from doing normal random things....yawning alot and TIRED!!! My daughter had to goto the E.R because of a fever they DX her with a viral infection or upper respiroty infection. But I was feeling lousy before her? I am VERY confused and VERY tired literaly. Right now my face,ears,temples,chest are hurting my chest feels tight and I am very sleepy!
What could it be?? I know I need to goto a Doctor but what kind? I can not afford a bunch of fancy tests. Just need a general Idea about what it could be so I know what direction to go.
Also I do not think this will mean anything or at least I hope not. I had a postive TB test a few years ago....I had negative chest X-ray....I started taking the meds they give you at the health dept. But something went terribly wrong and I got very sick. Come to find out the meds lowerd my liver to dangerous levels and I stopped taking the meds. I was never told what to do about it.......???
I do not know whether you consider a CT scan of the sinuses a fancy test or not. However, this is the only test that can tell if you are still having a sinus infection and if the sinuses are blocked or not. If they are, this will mean other more extensive options, including possible surgery to open the sinus (es). A chronic sinus problem can cause the lung and breathing symptoms you are describing. I would discuss this with your physician.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.