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Inspiratory and expiratory wheeze

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
Allergy and Immunology 45 years experience
Severe wheezing: Wheezing is typically heard on expiration - when breathing out. Inspiratory wheezing - wheezing when breathing in - usually occurs with severe asthma.... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
Dr. David Milleranswered
Family Medicine 11 years experience
Airway constriction: With any asthma attack, the airway is constricted, which increases the flow velocity and causes the noise, which we call wheezing. Of course the real ... Read More
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Wheezing...: Wheezing is caused by air flowing in a partially obstructed bronchial tube. If the tube is completely obstructed, there is no sound and if it is wide... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Possible stridor..: If there is a high-pitched sound when you inhale, this could be stridor which is caused by a narrowing of the upper airway. You need to see a doctor a... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
A Verified Doctoranswered
Pediatric Pulmonology 23 years experience
Narrow airway: In asthma, wheezing is usually expiratory, but in any case, the sound of wheeze is basically caused by the movement of air through a narrow airway.
A member asked:
Dr. Thomas Klein
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Reflux or infection: Inspiratory wheezing usually means obstruction high up in the airway. A foreign body is possible. Croup and epiglottis can do that but it would not be... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Nasal wheeze: Since this symptom occurs after eating and it apparently doesn't matter what you eat, some sort of vasomotor reflex rather than an allergic reaction a... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Zimmerman
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 27 years experience
Hmmm...: Being a pediatrician myself...There are similarities with vet medicine. Your cat have a cold...Your cat could have a fur ball caught...Your cat i gues... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Wheeze: You may have some mild mucus accumulation or mild intermittent spasm in a bronchial tube on that side that wasn't present when you were examined. If s... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Secondhand smoke: The most important intervention is the elimination of secondhand smoke. Children who live with smokers have a higher rate of asthma and more severe as... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Multiple symptoms: Cardiology-- Seeing a cardiologist might be of benefit since you have other symptoms. Wheezing can be caused by either cardiac (heart) or respirator... Read More
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