Frequent Cough With Shortness Of Breath And Chest Pain?
hello my name is lia. So for the past few months I often turn on the fan when I sleep, sometimes until morning. And I feel frequent coughing chest pains. So if you make a breath it’s like being stabbed in the chest. What do you think the symptom is? Because my palms don’t sweat a lot
Chest tightness and pain can be caused by a variety of reasons. From the situation you are experiencing, chest pain and tightness may be caused by pneumonia.
Pneumonia is a condition where there is an infection in the lung tissue, pneumonia in adults is often caused by a bacterial infection. Pneumonia is transmitted through respiratory air. Pneumonia can cause symptoms such as:
cough with phlegm
pain in the chest like being stabbed
out of breath
cold on arms and legs and cold sweat
Pneumonia is usually not associated with sleeping with a fan. If the condition you are experiencing is caused by pneumonia, treatment with certain antibiotics is usually required.
But apart from that, the situation you are experiencing can also be caused by other causes such as:
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
GERD / stomach acid disease
pleurisy/inflammation of the pleura (lining of the lungs)
Therefore, to determine the cause of the condition you are experiencing, you should immediately consult a doctor so that the doctor can examine your condition directly. maybe later additional examinations such as blood tests, X-rays, EKG, or CT scans will be carried out if necessary.
It is recommended that you do not place the fan directly in front of you while sleeping. clean the fan regularly. Don't smoke and don't drink alcohol. Avoid consuming foods that are too sour and spicy. regular exercise.
the following articles you can read about pneumonia
Hope it is useful. thank you