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Discomfort in lungs/diaphragm/chest and tightness of throat 5 days after vomiting?

Posted 10 Jun 2016 by Subzero22 2 answers

Last sunday I had a hangover and threw up (since then I have given up the alcohol and addressed my problem with that). During the vomiting, I was leaning against a building (not sure if that's relevant, but friends have commented that an odd posture might be the cause of the issue). Since ...

I am currently taking Xarelto 20 mg/day. How safe is this drug?

Posted 4 Oct 2014 by Belgie 5 answers

It was prescribed after a lung embolism

Doc unconcerned by constipation up to my lungs?

Posted 3 Jul 2016 by RyanPm40 1 answer

I am usually very regular, but I have been constipated for a week now. I've tried miralax, senokot, and meta mucil with no luck. I went to an Urgent Care facility, where I was given an x-ray (after a LOT of hesitation from the doc). At first I was told by the tech I'd be getting two ...

I am female, 56 years old and have been taking capecitabine for five months. I have stage IV breast?

Posted 23 hours ago by Seekoei 0 answers

... cancer which has spread to my lungs. My onc informed me that I will have to be taking this drug for the rest of my life. I have gained 22 pounds after taking this drug for five months while following a normal diet combined with light exercise. I will not be going into remission so I cannot ...

How do I know when the pneumonia is gone?

Posted 2 days 7 hours ago by Janene Lovullo 0 answers

I'm 5 weeks from being diagnosed. Finished three weeks of meds. Still wheezing on affected lung and very tired.

Lump on chest pain around heart/left lung area?

Posted 26 Aug 2016 by Daklal 2 answers

I have recently been having some pain that I thought was to do with my heart, but I have felt around my chest area and on the left side I have found a small lump but it feels like it should be apart of my bone, it feels very hard. I get sharp pains around my heart/left lung area at least once a ...

Did anybody else develop inflamed lungs or pneumonitis while on Ibrance?

Posted 14 days ago by knastase 1 answer

After being on Ibrance/Femara for the past 6 months, have now developed inflammatory pneumonitis and was taken off the drug this past month to see if inflammation clears up. This is my 4th round of breast cancer over 20 years and went metastatic 2 years ago. Had previously been on Faslodex ...

Alpha-1 Proteinase Inhibitor Deficiency - Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency - I worked in the Coal?

Posted 9 days ago by kphillips1953 0 answers

... Mines over 23 years and have Black Lung

Is anyone taking anastrozole for metastatic uterine leiomyosarcoma? If so, what is your experience?

Posted 6 May 2017 by GardenGirl2017 0 answers

... I am taking anastrozole, and after two months, a CT scan showed that the lesions in my lung (which are estrogen positive) have significantly shrunk in size

Wilms' Tumor - My husband passed away in DEC of 16 from Wilms tumor. He was misdiagnosed in 14 and?

Posted 28 Apr 2017 by Connie Britt 0 answers

... it wasn't until they did a biopsy of his lungs that they determined it was indeed a Wilms tumor. My question is how many adults in the U.S. have this type of cancer?

Is it common to have a persistent tension headache and stiff joints/ tight muscles on rivaroxaban?

Posted 25 Apr 2017 by Mullykins 0 answers

I have PE (one in each lung) first time, am normally very fit and healthy but have been unfortunate after a long haul flight the experts believe. The headache isn't severe but very irritating, and my hips, neck and shoulders are all really tense. I am doing yoga every, drinking lots of water ...

Tarceva from 150mg daily decrease to 100mg?

Posted 1 Apr 2017 by Joycecy 0 answers

I have stage 3B lung cancer and start to have 150mg tarceva from Nov 2015 until now. Not big side effect only on my face. Recently my doctor suggest me to take 100mg tarceva. Any one have this experience? I just affraid if i reduced, it still can control the cancer cell like i take 150mg.

Wake up feeling short of breath and weird feeling in chest/ lungs?

Posted 23 Oct 2016 by Keelseey 1 answer

I work nights and on my nights I can sleep. 9 times out of 10 if I get a call I will wake up with a tight feeling in my chest. It s the weirdest feeling not like a pain but it does feel harder to breathe especially to take deeper breaths. When I try to take a deep breath it s like my lungs can t ...

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