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What does the diaphragm do

Premium Questions

Dr.   Sudhir Kumar MD

Hi Doctor, My mother has diaphragm spasms from the age of 15 years which became severe eventually. Now, she is 52 years old. She is indefinitely suffering from these spasms which each one lasts from 3 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sudhir Kumar ( Neurologist)
Dr. Lohit K MD

I have a lump in my diaphragm area.I had echo and had them look at it.measures 1cm by 3cm....I have had this approx. 1 yr...It is larger than when it started. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Lohit K ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar MD

I am worried that what seems to be a muscular pain right where my diaphragm is located immediately below my ribs is related to my heart, is that accurate? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

chronic dry cough .He have a cold now and he feel pain in his diaphragm.He have stomach problems ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar ( Pulmonologist)
Dr. Anshul Varshney MD

Pressure on diaphragm and swollen abd causing me breathing difficulty and could this also be liver? ... View answer

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Dr.  T Chandrakant MD

For the last 6 months I have been having what appears to be a diaphram that cramps. The cramps happen at any time and often there is a series of cramps that might last about 5 minutes total. I had ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. T Chandrakant ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Suresh Heijebu MD

t hurt, but it is extremely worrisome and annoying. What could it be? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Suresh Heijebu ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Arnab Maji MD

atelectasis .chest CT was neg. Cardiologist said he has paralysis diaphragm ,there are no treatment What cause paralysis diaphragm ?He didn t have any injury. He is 83 y old.he is very active person... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Arnab Maji ( Pulmonologist)
Dr. Grzegorz Stanko MD

I have an egg sized lump on my left diaphragm. Tech that did xray said it was on my diaphragm between my heart and lung, it is painful around it and under it, a burning sensation. Can no longer sleep ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Grzegorz Stanko ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Suman Kumar MD

just had an a fairly intense, tollerable burning in my diaphrgm area just below the rib cage. Lasted about a minute. I never get heartburn or acid reflux . so what is this all about? I am 55, non ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Suman Kumar ( Allergist and Immunologist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.   Srikanth Reddy MD

Hello Thanks for using Health Care Magic It is a type of penumothorax and can occur as a complication of laproscopic surgery. Thanks and regards Dr. Srikanth Reddy MD

Dr.   Deepak Kishore Kaltari MD

Hi It means it's a normal X ray and elevated diaphragm is due to less expansion of lungs due to film not being taken at the ppeak of inspiration. There is no cause for concern

Dr.  Chobufo Ditah MD

Thanks for posting. If this is chest pain, then it could very much be gastro-esophageal reflux disease(GERD). Some anti gastritis medications like omeprazole and antacid should offer some relief. Please, follow up with...