Whenever I get up in the morning, I stand up and take a deep breath. With this I always feel a wheeze in my lungs and it makes me cough.(It sometimes feels like breathing fluid up my lung)
It only happens after I have been lying down for a while. If I lay on my left side, I get it in my left lung. When I lay on my right side I will get it in my right lung.
I have no idea what this is. Any thoughts would be very much appreciated.
It is difficult to make a diagnosis on the basis of this small amount of information. If this is a new problem, it could be as a result of an infection. Wheezing and coughing are common symptoms of asthma. It is hard to understand the change in the sides of the symptoms you have described. Because these are clearly not normal symptoms, I would suggest speaking with your physician about these symptoms. It is likely that you will need a chest x-ray and a lung function test to help get a better understanding of the cause of the problem.
This is just mucous that has "settled" while you slept. In and of itself, it is not harmful, neither does it indicate anything serious. You may have allergies. If it has been more than 3 years since you bought a new pillow, you could try replacing it. It may befilled with dead skin and dust mites. Almost everyone is allergic to dust mite poo. You can also try drinking a lot more water. This will thin your mucous, and maybe keep it from settling at night.
I'm also having a similar problem. However I don't cough after the deep inhale, just feels funny on that first deep inhale. It also doesn't happen when I'm lying on my side, only on my back. I had all sorts of tests,(xray,spirometry,blood and urine, thyroid) all of which came back negative. I've tried the following meds (prescribed by doctors) - Ventolin inhaler, antibiotics (twice, don'-t remember the name of them), Nasonex for PND. Please let us know if you get a deffinitive diagnosis.
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.