Lung and Chest disorders Questions & Answers

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2 1 5 hours ago
I ve been diagnosed with pneumonia (I am 63) on Monday evening. My daughter (31) is exhibiting the same symptoms - went to her doctor and currently taking Z-Pak. I was prescribed azithromysin 500 mg for 5 days. I was concerned since we were experiencing the same symptoms. We spend time together...
2 1 3 days ago
my husband has been SOB diagnosed with bronchitis coughing up lung butter. history of previous smoking, has had neck squamous cell carcinoma recently removed. has black spot near eye not checked out. should i be so worried???? cuz im thinking the worst
3 2 3 days ago
Good afternoon my mom was diagnoses with the bird fungus last year and took strong antibiotics. They removed a slither of her lung. Her spleen was also very enlarged. That was in January of 2014. Today she is having a biopsy, they are thinking she has lymphoma. Her spleen is still enlarged, she...
4 1 3 days ago
I was diagnosed with broncitus last weds.I started my zpack and finished it sunday. Im still cought, hacking up yellow flem and some is dark yellow with brown. I get coughing fits that last for an hour with hacking stuff up. I take meds given to mw by my dr for coughing. They work but the...
2 1 4 days ago
18 month old with chronic running nose And cough since August 2014 diagnosed with bacterial infections Took antibiotics did not get better. January 26th and chest x-ray found pneumonia. Took antibiotics did not get better with runny nose and coughing. 10 weeks later another chest x ray still...
3 1 4 days ago
My 19 year old son was diagnosed with pneumonia 5 months ago and was given antibiotics but with minimal results. Unfortunately he still suffers from the same symptoms but since he is in the military he refuses to go back to the doctor for fear of reprisal. His cough is still deep and his energy...
2 1 4 days ago
I have a blocked nose for the last 2 weeks and noticed that my chest is also tight.I use a Astma pump to relieve the chest tightness.Can the cheat tightness be linked to my blocked nose?I walk up a flight of stairs and am short of breath afterwards for around 30 seconds
2 1 5 days ago
YYYY@YYYY My husband has been diagnosed with IPF and is currently suffering through coughing attacks that he believes are related to PND. He has tried the over the counter allergy meds on advice from his pulmonary doctors but nothing seems to help. He has finally agreed to see a physician but I...
2 1 6 days ago
I was diagnosed with IPF two years ago. My only symptom before I went to see the doctor was persistent cough dry cough. Since the past 7 days I now have been experiencing frequent hacking cough. Saw my family doctor 2 days ago and got prescription cough syrup and antibiotics. Am worried that this...
2 1 6 days ago
I was diagnosed with pluerisy about 2 weeks ago. It seems to have cleared up. I am still running a fevor. It has been at least 2 weeks. I have been laying low the whole two weeks. It has been a steady 99-101. I went back to my doctor and he said they dont worry about fevers until it has been...
2 1 6 days ago
3 wks ago I was diagnosed with pneumonia via x-ray & treated with antibiotics. Felt better after a week then 3 days after antibiotics finished my pneumonia came back and worse, confirmed by x-ray. I just finished my 2nd course of antibiotics and have generally been feeling better. About 4 days...
2 1 6 days ago
My wife is diagnosed with Lymph node tuberclousis.She is on medication from 3 months and is asked to take Rcinex,Pyzina,combutol and Pan d.Just wanted to knw if TB is drug resistance than what further action can be taken? She has Infection in lower abdomen as well.Can we remove that lymph
3 1 Mon, 18 Mar 2019
I have been diagnosed with bronchitis and sinus infection about a week ago. I have been taking 2000 (yes 2,000) mg of Amoxicillin and a taper down cycle of Prednisone for five days now. I still am coughing, wheezing, and go back and forth between being totally stuffed up and blowing my nose for...
2 1 Mon, 18 Mar 2019
I have shortness of breath after walking a short distantance and my heart will race.I have back stenosis with pain and leg weakness.My dr. said its anxiety and sent me to a physicologist,I have no problems in that regard,and did help.Iv; had some heart tests and wasn t told any thing except to...
2 1 Mon, 18 Mar 2019
After 18 years of taking oxygen because I had COPD...I am now told by a well recommended specialist after looking at a picture of my lungs that he is going to gradually get me off oxygen...while I am thrilled...I thought that once you had COPD, it could not be cured, just treated.g Wondering
2 1 Mon, 18 Mar 2019
I was diagnosed with pneumonia 9 days ago. I had been sick a week before that. i get better, then it seems to come back. Now I have a runny nose (which i didn t have before) and I still have a tickle. 1 day good, 1 day bad, 1 day good. etc. Why the runny nose? what does the tickle signify? I am a...
3 1 Mon, 18 Mar 2019
I was diagnosed with bronchitis and given amoxil and salbutamol on April 1. Went back for my check 10 days later was told it was 50% improved and was then given QVAL. After 13 days, cough is gone just a little in the morning, but still feel a little pain when I take a deep breath. Does it usually...
3 2 Fri, 15 Mar 2019
I have been fighting a cold? sinus? bronchitis for months with 4 different antibiotics and steriods. Yesterday they tryed a nebulizer treatment but didn t help. The worse symptom is the cough that won t go away. I had a decrease peak flow. drastically from a year ago, no colation to asthma it...
3 2 Thu, 14 Mar 2019
I have been diagnosed with Bronchitis...i have taken zithromax and a cough medicine with codeine to help me sleep. this is my fourth week and i am still coughing up mucus, feeling dizzy and have aches and pains around my shoulders and neck. could i have something else?
2 1 Tue, 12 Mar 2019
I am having shortness of breath with wheezing, reduction of urine, have gained about 10 pounds in a week and can not have triple bypass because of location of calcium deposits too close to the heart, and can not do stints because of this. I am also diabetic