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inspiratory and expiratory wheeze

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Def'n below: Wheezing when breathing in.
Dr. Steven Machtinger
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Severe wheezing: Wheezing is typically heard on expiration - when breathing out. Inspiratory wheezing - wheezing when breathing in - usually occurs with severe asthma. ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
10 years experience Family Medicine
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
29 years experience Internal Medicine
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
29 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
22 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
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.
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Dr. Thomas Klein
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisha Chellam
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Allergies: People do not realize you can have inflammation of the nasal walls without knowing you have allergies or even have tumors called polyps. I would recom ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Zimmerman
26 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
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
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes & very scary job: Most likely, new wheezing during or shortly following breathing in irritating fumes, is almost certainly from those fumes. You really need to learn q ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
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

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