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Listening to lungs with stethoscope

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Not specifically: Asthma is a pattern disease with many features that can overlap with other conditions. A person with true asthma may also be between events, with no l... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Sometimes: but the gold standard of testing are pulmonary function tests. If you are concerned about COPD, see your doctor so they can arrange for whatever testi... Read More
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Dr. Brent Peters
Pulmonary Critical Care 22 years experience
Not likely: COPD stands for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and encompasses the diseases of chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Typically when listening with ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 62 years experience
Whistling sound: If it is not coming from your lungs, then it must be above your lungs, in the air passages, throat or mouth, even from your teeth.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 43 years experience
Stethoscope: by listening to your heart and lungs, we can hear many possible problems. Heart murmurs, skipped beats, pneumonia, wheezing, etc
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A male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 35 years experience
Need EKG: of course, the obvious answer is you are in a dreamlike state thinking of a beautiful serene beach with your significant other and that would cause an... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: Being a smoker doesn't necessarily mean that a doctor can pick it by listening the patient's lungs. Smoking doesn't cause any special audible phenomen... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 30 years experience
Lung Evaluations: Yes actually. It is also common to lift the breast away from the chest and to listen underneath the breast to hear the right middle lobe breath sounds... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
53 years experience
Auscultation : there are sites on line with heart sound recordings to help you but really you need to be taught how to use the stethoscope
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Arrythmia: I would suggest a 12 lead ECG to properly evaluate your rhythm. The possibilities are far and wide, from benign to potentially serious.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urgent Care 21 years experience
Auscultation : Physicians listen to a patients lungs to ensure their breath sounds are clear. Physicians can hear wheezing, crackles, decreased breath sounds and sta... Read More
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