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Respiratory Symptoms and Disorders

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  • Livelife 3

    Am I ill or not?

    So after a weekend of drinking (not heavy did't get a hangover) when I got home yesterday I started feeling really hot, so I had the window open and I managed to stay cool then when I went up to my bed my room was freezing because I never have the heating on so I suddenly went over hot and cold and

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  • rai27 2

    Strange sensation / tightness in chest and upper throat

    I'm hoping for some help have been feeling this strange sensation in the chest and lower throat. It's a sensation which I can only describe as a heavy feeling (no pain) and a tickling cough sensation in the chest. This then moves upwards to the lower throat area and makes it as though it

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  • louise12570 2
  • john67062 1


    I got an odd story to share maybe some people have similar stories. I had some shortness of breathe which lead me to go to my doctors. I have somewhat of anxiety issue so I knew probably my shortness of breathe was just anxiety, but I still went ahead with the doctors to rid my mind of it. He

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  • tomyevsi 2

    AM I going crazy? it all started in august 2015

    have a story to think I am going crazy, hopefully not. So I will summarize this as best as a I can.. In august 2015 suddenly I had a few days of difficulty I couldn't take a deep breath and it was never satisfying. and as if the air is thick and dirty and doesn't

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  • JGoodman 2

    difficulty breathing at night-:(

    For about 3 weeks now I have been experiencing difficulty sufficiently breathing, especially at night. It's a sensation that I can only describe as a feeling of not being able to get enough air in my lungs' or 'a tightness in my chest/airways. It's still apparent during the day but worsens by

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  • Carrie cork 2

    Cough with 4 months

    Hi can anyone help me with this , I've a dry cough with 4 months it comes and goes , I also suffer from sinus , it's the cough is worryme , I've been to Drs on a few occasions, I've had antibiotics steroids and inhalers but no good , I had a chest X-ray Monday and I'm worried sick over it , I rang

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  • SteFFLY 2

    Wheezing, mucus and coughing

    Hello! 2 years ago i have catched a cold. I didn't treat it very well because after i got better, i had just only one symptom that remained, a cough. The cough persisted for 2 months or so. After several months, i catched again a very strong cold and the cough was back, much more tougher this time. Again,...

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  • daniel22607 2

    Very frustrating cough with sound and mucus but no infection or asthma

    Hi,  I am a 15 year old boy and I have had a cough for about a year now. I have been to a doctor a few times now, the first time he said maybe I had walking pneunomia and gave me antibiotics and made me take an X-ray but apparently I had a part of my lung that was congestionated and one month later

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  • BrendanM 1

    Anxiety - The Special Deep Breath (Anyone Else?)

    Hi guys, I am 21 (turning 22) year old Male. Quite in Normal shape I must say, I am 6 Ft tall and weigh around 98kg For the past 6 years (or so) I've been suffering from this thing people are saying is anxiety (which I've ended up accepting it to be)... The thing is, and is why I opened this

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  • Evamore 2

    Asthma possible?

    I have a mum and a grandfather with asthma (grandfather has severe). I've recently been finding myself out of breath when running. I might run for a few meters and I'll be out of breath by the time I've finished. The longer I've been running for, the worse it is. I struggle to breathe. I'll sit

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  • FlutterbyPie 2

    Excessive Yawning and Constant Need to Breathe Deep

    For the past few days, I've been yawning a lot, much more than average (once every few minutes I feel the need). If I'm not yawning I'm breathing in as deep as I can to get similar "satisfaction". Often I cannot get the "satisfaction" from these and so the urge grows and grows, meaning it can get

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  • benjyl120 1

    Coughing, Mucus and Chest pain for 7 weeks

    I'm 24 and have smoked on and off for a total of maybe 2-3 years. So Prior to Christmas I came down with what I can only presume was Bronchitis. In one day quickly found it very difficult to breath, and went to the doctors. All tests came back normal. This continued throughout christmas and into

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  • mel666 2

    Continous Flu/Cold Symptoms

    My daughter 12 myself and ex husband best friend and sister have all had continuous cold/flu symptoms since Sept 2014. We all been prescribed antibiotics antihistermenes inhalers etc by our own seperate GPs but we all have a continuous cough very bad mucus runny noses electric shock feelings and

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  • minimemo 2

    Breathing problems only better when lying down!

    I have suffered with asthma for decades and from infancy - before the invention of Ventolin! My asthma is accompanied by noisy wheezing and only alleviated by using medicines and sitting backwards on an upright dining chair and leaning over the back of it. My asthma has historically never lasted

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  • waterball 1


    hi, a bit of advice please. my husband has a cough that apears now and then and when it does appear its very hard for him. its a dry cough and he fells there is something stuck in his throat or in his chest, he has a now airway also. we have been the the respiratory consultlant and was diagnosed

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  • liz23617 3

    Severe cough and prednisolone

    I have had severe cough and shortness of breath for 6 months now the specialist and gp do not know what is causing it. I have had Numerous tests to no avail. My query is if I take prednisolone the symptoms subside but as soon as I stop after a week to 10 days my symptoms return With vengeance. This

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  • rudo87964 1

    nipples and anal itching

    i have heard breast itching for almost 3 moths now i ws given candid it never worked. the doctor gave me terbanafine they are not working. iam actually having discomfort in my body like a pain at my right back. should i worry. they itch together with anal itching  

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  • liz23617 3

    Chronic cough and difficulty breathing

    I have had a chronic cough with a lot of sputum, also with pain in my chest. I was admitted to hospital and had xrays and ct scan where they found I had an infection on my left lung. They also found i had broken broken ribs on both sides.6 months later I still have cough and shortness of breath. It

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  • emilycurtiss 1

    It started with a cough, and it's gotten worse. Help?

    So about three weeks ago, I had a slight cough nothing to worry about right? Okay, so then my voice went away for a day or two but it still didn't phase me. Because usally these things go away on their own. But going into the second week, usally when I am lying down about to go to bed. My coughs

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  • aleks19328 2


    Hello, I have a bad cough, It has been going on for quite a long time now. I am a busy woman so I find doctors appointments a problem to make. The cough is dry and causes me to have a feeling like my chest blocks and I cant breath. I noticed that I cough up yellow phlegm and the cough is very

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  • melissa55652 2

    Bronchoscopy how accuurate at infection detection

    Hi all Iv a stubborn infection in my left lung last 5 months. Reason I have it this long is coz it's resistant to antibiotics. This happened due to been underdosed amoxicillin at only 250mgs instead of the standard 500mgs. I'm absolutely fatigued with it n have had 3 consecutive heavy viruses on

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  • asero7915 1

    Weird feeling in chest/throat

    The best way I can think to describe it is, similar to the feeling you get after strenuous exercise, when you're breathing hard and there's a distinct feeling in the upper part of your chest and the back of your throat.   But, I only really notice it when I take deep breaths (then, I feel it in my

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  • steve27990 1

    TB-Treatment and what to avoid

    I was recently diagnossed as having TB ( latent ) in my prostate. I had no sytoms and was discovered as a result of having a urinary ifection and biopsys taken as it was thought i had cancer of my prostate. My cancer biopsy came back negative, thankfully but the presence of TB was discovered and is

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  • adam84525 2

    Cough and cold since xmas

    I've had a cough and cold on and off since Xmas which is driving me mad. I am a 29 year old male and never usually get colds. I've had a dry cough since Xmas which occasionall flares up with cold symptoms such as aching, producing phlegm and feeling generally unwell. I've been doctors twice and had

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  • Guest M

    URTI and laryngospasm

    :shock: Just had the most awful cold, which in 48 hours went to a suffocating cough, fever and feeling really ill, not like the usual cold thing. Started to cough like a machine gun, couldn't stop it and coughed all my air out. Next thing something in my throat snapped shut, and I couldn't

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  • QueenOfTheReich 3

    Possible Walking Pneumonia symptoms..I need some advice..

    Ok so for the past 6 weeks,I've had this really bad cough that comes in violent doesn't really produce any mucus. I also run a low grade fever on and off,have cold chills,some trouble breathing,and a general feeling of weakness. My doctor's original diagnosis was Bronchitis,and I've been on:

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  • QueenOfTheReich 3

    What is a normal time to miss work due to Bronchitis?

    Alright so I've had Bronchitis for the past 6 symptoms have gotten worse because I keep showing up to work,and not resting. Here in the past few weeks,I've had to be sent home early about 4 times due to going into a violent coughing fit at work. And my doctor's office wants me in for an

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  • whistlestop01 1

    How long for antibiotics to work

    Had this awful mucosy cough for the last 4 weeks. It's now more of a hacking cough now. Went to the doctors 3 weeks in and she prescribed amoxicillin. Been on it now 5 days and still coughing. Should I make another appointment to see the doctor for a different prescription? I have an infection

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  • QueenOfTheReich 3

    Been sick for the past 6 weeks with Bronchitis..I'm miserable..

    Ok so what triggered the onset of Bronchitis,was an upper respiratory infection that went undiagnosed for a month. Then I noticed after the 2nd month of being sick,that i started doing this dry,hacking cough. And I would cough all the time. What prompted me to finally go to the doctor,was when my

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  • QueenOfTheReich 3

    I need some advice..

    Ok so a little info about myself. I'm 24 years old,and when I was younger,for several years,from when I was very little,to when I was 14,I spent alot of time at my grandma's house (dad's side). The environment consisted of heavy smoking,which meant I was exposed to a vast amount of secondhand

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  • garrett74674 1

    Concerned about a situation a few days ago.

    Three days ago, some guys were drilling the roof of my apartment complex which is made of asbestos Since it was extremely loud, and somewhat random in my complex, I went outside to see if everything was okay; However, I happened to inhale a lot of the smell coming from their work. I went out for

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