Lung and Chest disorders Questions & Answers

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3 2 Wed, 19 Oct 2022
I m 40 years old I have been having chest pains for the last 6-7 months where it just feels up times somebody is poking me and that other times it feels as if they are pressing down in the middle of my chest to where I can t breathe I m getting them more frequent and the one that s kind of...
2 1 Wed, 19 Oct 2022
could my bronchi be causing asthma(adult onset) by this i mean poorly developed from birth, yet fairly normal otherwise as an adult. predisposed to upper chest restriction growing up difficult breathing in sports good resting breath in individual outlets. breathing in ok breathing out...
2 1 Fri, 30 Sep 2022
I have a chronic cough with thick green sputum and shortness of breath, wheezing at night! My doctor has ruled out COPD. Today, they say restrictive lung disease! My mom had sarcoidosis, is it heredity? My physician says no! So he wants me to see a pulmonologist!
2 1 Tue, 20 Sep 2022
I have asthma and COPD I had a severe asthma attack 8 weeks ago that caused me to quit breathing. I have quit smoking since. I have trouble breathing when the weather gets rainy. This is also causing me a great deal of anxiety because I’m so scared of a repete incident.
2 1 Tue, 13 Sep 2022
I have chest pain, on my left side, but only hurts when I breathe deeply. When I sleep, I can only lay on my right side as the pain becomes intense. I didn t have an injury - I just woke up feeling this way one day. Additionally, I occasionally cough up a little blood, but not much and the other...
2 1 Sat, 10 Sep 2022
I just found out a 1 cm lung nodule has grown to 3 cm with edges that make my Dr fairly certain it is cancerous. Are there any vitamins/supplements/ drugs that I can take before doing the biopsy that might aid in the removal of any spreading?
2 1 Fri, 9 Sep 2022
Hello Doctor has prescribed my 1 yr old (11 kg wt) baby to nebulize with 0.5 m of clenil comp. + 2 ml saline solution. I have 2 questions 1. Does it mean 0.5 mg i.e half of a vial (that has 0.8 mg per 2 ml vial )... or 0.5 ml i.e quarter of the 2 ml vial. 2. Should i put both saline solution snd...
2 1 Mon, 5 Sep 2022
I had lfts done with annual blood test. My ast was 42, alt 52 and cholesterol over 300. The doctor gave me Crestor and had another blood test in three months. The test results came back in range (ast 32 and alt 41). Can cholesterol effect lfts? Dis first test results indicate fatty liver? I did...
2 1 Wed, 31 Aug 2022
A 5.9 millimeter nodule was found on my lung during a CT scan. I am 34, have never smoked and have a low risk factor for cancer. I ve spoken with 2 doctors and I m getting a slight difference of opinion on when to have a follow-up CT scan. 6 months? 1 year? Somewhere in between? I want to be as...
2 1 Fri, 26 Aug 2022
My husband is diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. We are thinking of trying pirfenidone ( Esbriet). As we await authorization, he continues to be very restless, nausea, and anxious. Would CBD, a form of cannabis be helpful?. At this point we know that he will die. What we need is advice...
2 1 Mon, 22 Aug 2022
On a recent CT scan for a lung infection my LAD showed up as having dense calcification yet I am only having minor symptoms ( occasional chest pain, pain in upper arms, left shoulder feeling of fullness and mild pain in the back of the neck ). I know women present differently. How concerned...
2 1 Tue, 16 Aug 2022
I was offered a work contract at brunei for which i needed to clear gamca test. After test they told that X-ray is failed and the reason was i had fibrosi(scar)s in my left lobe in my lungs. This happened a month before now i got another offer in gulf country they are also asking to clear gamca...
2 1 Wed, 10 Aug 2022
My daughter had a bronchoscopy 3 weeks ago. Did not have a cough. She had a abnormal chest ct with multiple nodules and patchy areas in both lungs. Now she has a Productive cough and sinus congestion since the procedure. All tests negative. Cultures pending. She took Clindamycin for 5 days she...
2 1 Tue, 9 Aug 2022
I m talking for my fianse who i have begun to really worry about, she has been experiencing chest pain for over a year now, shes been to the ER and to her personal doctor she has gotten several Xrays, a ct, a white and red blood cell test and they all came back positive with the exception of one...
2 1 Tue, 9 Aug 2022
Patient has been sick with cold symptoms for 5 days that began with runny nose and fatigue. Fatigue continues as do runny nose and congestion in the chest. No fever. Today weakness and depression. He says he is very hot and perspiring, but he has no fever. Temp is 98.2
2 1 Tue, 9 Aug 2022
Hello there I think I may have pneumonia, I have been coughing deeply in my lungs for 10 days and my chest is sore and I have cold like symptoms and there’s definitely a lot of phlegm in my chest but it’s not coming out. I am getting worried. I have been taking over the counter meds but they are...
2 1 Tue, 18 Feb 2020
HI I have a chest pain but it is not relayed to a heart attract. It hurts when I sleep and when I turn over in bed then the pain is intense, then it goes away,then when I turn over again it starts all over again. Hoping ypu can help Thanking you in advance XXXX
18 1 Fri, 11 Oct 2019
Someone, who works at a pesticide factory, comes to the clinic complaining of muscle spasms that interfere with his movements and breathing. A blood test shows that he has been contaminated with organophosphate pesticide, which is an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor. How would you explain to him...
2 1 Thu, 29 Aug 2019
I have constant chest pain that is non heart related, The intensity of the pain varies and location. At times it is in my back or neck. I am extremely fatigued and need to sleep much more than usual. I have had a complete heart work up and that has been ruled out. Where should I go next? What...
2 1 Thu, 29 Aug 2019
I have COPD. I have been using Spiriva Handihaler 1x daily for about 10 years now and was doing great. My husband & i retired and our health ins no longer covers Spiriva. There is no way I can afford to pay $450.00 a month for my Spiriva. I have Albuterol inhaler and have been using it. Other...