Chest tightness mucus

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1014527 tn?1251061098 Things seems to have slightly improved for a small amount of time but I could never shake off this tightness of chest/tightness on full breathing. One concern was I had thick, yellow-dark yellow mucus for a few days straight at work(I work as a stocker overnight/around dust/etc.) and my temperature was fine. As well as this discomfort in my chest which is located about dead square middle of my breast cavity, sometimes in the ribcage/sternum with sensitivity touching below the sternum.
Avatar f tn I have had chest tightness, coughing, trouble breathing, fatigue, dizziness and excess mucus. Over the weekend I had very bad chest tightness and could barely breathe. Trip to urgent care had me on my 3rd round of antibiotics and a 6 day tapered medrol pack. I am on day 3 of the medrol pack and yesterday was actually the only day I felt great - breathing normally, more energy than usual.
Avatar f tn Can mild reflux cause signficant chest tightness complaints. Only meds I take are TUMS and recently put on Lexapro for anxiety over this.
Avatar m tn I feel like I got tightness in the center of my chest like the top part of my lungs wont open up... I don't have to much of a cough or mucus production and no fever. But I do have asthma and do smoke since I was 18 and am now 21. I asked him if he thought I had COPD or something like that and he said no because my lung capacity was at 96 percent he also stated that he didnt think I had anything serious. I am just worried that now it might be something serious now cause it wont go away...
Avatar n tn i have a question, i have been having a tightness in my chest for the last week and a half. What I have been feeling can be described as this: diffuculty breathing or just hard to catch my breathe ( especially when sitting up or standing, easier to breathe when lying down) When i first noticed this it was very very mild,but i it got worse after being around cigar smoke. I went to the doctor last wednesday, just to make sure i didn't have phemonia or nothing like that.
Avatar m tn however, I’m still suffering from chest tightness/wheezing along with chest pain. The chest tightness/wheezing is worst in the morning, which, sometimes makes it difficult to breathe; the chest pain is in the sternum area and is always there; I would say the pain is a 4 on a scale of 1 to 10, 10 being the worst. To make matters worse, a few days ago I coughed up some blood when I woke up in the morning; it has made me very concerned.
687079 tn?1230952212 lots of mucus in my throat, heart palpitations,racing heart beat after meals, chest and back tightness after eating mostly but other times as well, severe ache behind my left collar bone, transient weakness and tingling (lips hands etc.
Avatar f tn Few months ago, I started experiencing breathlessness and tightness in chest alongwith coughing. My doctor said it was allergy and prescribed some medicines for lowering eosinophil count. It did not work. I have taken a month long homeopathy medication, which has not worked either. Only thing that works is Montair LC (montelukast) once in 24 hours. It stops my cough, breathlessness. I am not able to stop this medication and have been taking this for almost 3 months now.
Avatar m tn As I was in a taxi on my way to the airport, I felt a sudden crushing tightness in my chest. It became difficult to breathe. The tightness increased and finally the whole world went dark for a few seconds, then my legs and scalp felt very cold and tingly. I thought I had a mild heart attack. I boarded the plane and took the two hour flight.
Avatar n tn Did you find a solution? I have the same thing throat tightness , not chest tightness only with exercise. Passed EKG. Love to walk for miles & do Zumba but afraid.
Avatar f tn I know it takes time to work but the symptom that really bothers me is the throat/chest tightness and burning throat. I've had my heart checked out thinking it was coming from there but my heart is healthy with no structural problems. I have constant mucus too. I guess I just need some help on how to overcome this tight feeling cause sometimes I freak out thinking I can't breathe, but I am getting enough oxigen, its just a sensation. This is all causing me anxiety.
Avatar f tn I get symptoms throughout the day and am taking 2 puffs morning and night of Symbicort which doesn't really seem to be helping with my symptoms which are chest tightness and I feel like I have mucus stuck in my chest and when I try to cough, all that comes up is mucus. This has been going on since November 2007. It is a very dry cough and hardly produces any mucus.
Avatar n tn When someone has sensitive airways, as with asthma, this can trigger asthma type symptoms, including cough, chest tightness and mucus drainage in your throat. If your doctor determines that this is exercise induced asthma, a prescribed inhaler can be used 10 to 15 minutes prior to exercise to prevent these symptoms. Please read our Exercise-Induced Asthma MedFact at for more information.
Avatar n tn I have similar problems with throat clearing, clear phlegm, cough, and these items commonly lead to chest tightness, and bronchial infections. It seems that postnasal drip is a big cause, food allergies are a definite possibility also. I found that the mucous would not clear on it's own for me, but if I take Mucinex daily with lots of water to stay hydrated, this seems to work well.
Avatar f tn I have this tightness in my chest i kno its mucus but i dont have a cough or cold it hurts when i try to take a deep breath ive never had chest congestion before im not coughing up blood or anything like that. ive been using my asthma pump because when i was younger i had trouble with asthma it helps clearing my airways so i can breath easier but it comes back after awhile. Help?
Avatar f tn Right now the neck is too tight, I have keep taking Advil which is not good to relieve this tightness. I feel like no doctor cares to help and that I'm the only person in the area with this problem. It all started around the time I was experiencing symptoms of mono before I was diagnosed. I see another endo in November. What else can I ask for to see if this problem can be solved (aside from having the thyroid removed). I'm at my wit's end! Thank you for any help!
Avatar m tn Respected sir Today i have seen mucus contain blood(red color). i have doubt why my mucus with blood ? its any disorder or infection............
Avatar m tn The situation got really worse a month ago when I couldn't swallow my food + shortness of breath + chest tightness. One night while I was eating I felt pressure around my neck is like somebody is chocking me and started burping + hiccups but no vomiting or acid came out. It is like a painful hiccups that made me put my hands around my neck all the time as I feel the painful pressure. Then I started having pain at the esophagus & throat area with shortness of breath and chest pain.
Avatar n tn The original pain was from front to back of my chest and produced tightness of breath with it. What was this and why did it occur - can you give me some ideas?
Avatar m tn Hi have had throat tightness and chest pain tightness and sometime hard to swallow, my doctor asked me to take penicilin based antibiotics to clear up any cold symptoms and also gave me throat calmer tablets that are calming for allergy as well as a nose inhaler also alergy related from what I can read in leaflet - he also requested blood and urine samples and throat scan so I'm wonderign what this can be as he just told me we'll get to bottom of this and not explained more, the tightness in th
Avatar f tn - tightness in the chest - constant coughing up of mucus ( varying between dark yellow and White ) - fatigue - occasional higher heartbeat (especially when waking up) - very occasional mild dull headaches I was wondering if anyone here is familiar with the above and could offer advice on how to fix as I have spent a lot of money on doctors and gotten nowhere
Avatar f tn I've never had an asthma attack but I sometimes have wheezing, chest tightness and shortness of breath, but my dad says if it was asthma then I would've had an attack by now. What could it be?
Avatar m tn I'm sorry to have omitted from my recent question, the fact that I also have chest tightness and some wheezing when I exhale.
Avatar f tn It helps with the random shortness of breath and chest tightness during exercise, but it has done nothing for the cough and mucus. My mom told me ever since I was a baby I've had constant cold and sinus infections. As I got older I would have chronic respiratory infections that would lead bronchitis, pharyngitis, etc. I'm only 21, I don't smoke, and I stay active (when I am able to breath).
Avatar f tn I've been having this tightness in my chest. Now, I'm a non smoking, weightlifting, healthy eating woman. I also have a ragweed (among other weeds) allegy, anxiety, AND high cholesterol. (if that helps at all) normally the chest tightness associated with my panic attacks only lasts until I calm down OR wake up after sleeping. I've been living in the city so it's been forever since I've had problems with my allergies.
Avatar f tn I too have some chest pain, or tightness, but it's more bronchial related. i have asthma and the treatment has made it much worse. for me, it's like 'swimmers lung', where it feel like someone is stepping on my chest. it's difficult to breathe at times and i use my inhaler. i have a lot of mucus build up in my sinus and bronchial tube. do you have any history of asthma or allergies?
Avatar m tn I have had the same problem for exactly a year now and it's really become unbearable. I feel a constant tightness in my throat and every time I swallow, I have coughing fits.Throughout the day I will have to clear my throat and i always have clear mucus to clear. It's made it to the point where I don't looking forward to meals anymore b/c I know what to expect. I'm a big foodie and eating out in public is not enjoyable at this point.
Avatar f tn Have you had a chest x-ray? I ask only because this could be related to your lungs, not your heart. If you had a small blockage or mucus build up in your lungs, it could manifest itself as a vibration upon breathing inward. This would not necessarily happen every time you breathe. Especially if it is related to a mucosal build-up, the vibration would only occur when the mucus was dislodged and therefore "vibrating" with the intake of breath.