The Cause Of Discomfort In The Chest Accompanied By Coughing Up Bloody Every Morning
Hello,. Want to ask, it’s been 1 month that my chest is always tight and coughing when it gets cold, driving time is like that too. And it felt like something was uncomfortable in my chest. My breath is also sometimes short, .3 months ago my acute bronchitis recurred due to exposure to cigarette smoke and I coughed up blood every morning. Only a month later healed by itself after I bought medicine at the pharmacy ,. But until now my chest is quite uncomfortable. tightness and a bit of pain + cough. What do you think I’m sick of?
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A chest that feels uncomfortable refers to complaints of shortness of breath that can usually be followed by other complaints including coughing, chest pain, and so on. Various conditions can cause this including:
Bacterial infections in the lungs such as tuberculosis (usually followed by coughing up bloody cough, fever, night sweats, weight loss), pneumonia (fever, cough with phlegm) Viral infections of the respiratory tract such as influenza (usually followed by symptoms of nasal congestion, runny nose, cough) Chronic diseases of the lung such as asthma (preceded by triggers can be cold, dust, pollen, etc. and are closely related to heredity), COPD Airway irritation due to cigarette smoke, vehicle smoke, air pollution and so on Pneumonitis is inflammation of the lungs caused because in addition to microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, or fungi Other disorders outside the lungs such as heart failure, GERD, psychological disorders (stress, anxiety, panic attacks), trauma to the chest, etc. medical interviews, physical examinations, especially respiratory sounds, and supporting examinations (blood, sputum, ECG, X-ray images and da, CT Sca, and so on). That way you will get the possibility of a definite cause and treatment will be more appropriate and directed.
For now, there are a number of things you can do:
Clean and healthy life Consumption of nutritious food Regular exercise Avoid triggers complaints appear (eg cold, or cigarette smoke) Avoid physical activity too heavy If symptoms appear immediately sit / lie down to rest If with these symptoms can be overcome, you should postpone seeing a doctor and stay at home. This is due to the outbreak of COVID-19. However, if symptoms persist and even worsen for example shortness of breath accompanied by wheezing / wheezing, shortness of breath makes difficulty sleeping, or shortness of breath arises accompanied by chest pain that spreads immediately to the doctor for further treatment. Use a mask if you have respiratory symptoms and avoid public transportation.
That's all, hope it helps.