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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
22 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Maybe not: Not sure it's a crackle, but seeing a dcctor can help.

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
23 years experience Family Medicine
Explanation : Your cough and sound you hear on exhale mean that you still sick. You can try any of decongesting medications 3 times a day for next week. If still no ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Ciechanowski
40 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Time to see the doc: and get examined to determine what you have going on here
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Rales vs. rhonchi: Typically, rales (crackles) are an inspiratory sound heard with a stethescope as small closed airways are opened with increased airflow and are typica ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Should pass: New onset cough, even with a wheeze, is most commonly a transient issue due to low-grade, often viral, illness affecting the respiratory tract. Cough ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Evaluation : Please see urgent care, and review possible allergic triggers
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Fluid in lungs: The medical term for this is rales. It is a slight popping sound (like rice krispies in milk) heard when someone listens with a stethescope during br ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
22 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Noise on chest: 'crackles' refers to a specific sound a doctor hears when they listen with a stethoscope at your lungs. 'basal' usually refers to the location where t ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Erman answered
35 years experience Family Medicine
All gone: When you can't exhale any further. Some diseases make it difficult. Your physician can do some tests (lung function tests or spirometry) to measure y ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes but . .: We all exhale = it is part of the breathing cycle. Most exhaling is gentle and carries little if any material with it and this includes germs. If yo ... Read More

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