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what does it mean when you have a wheezing in your chest when you sleep

A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Flyer
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Wheezing: Wheezing at night is a serious symptom of asthma and you should be checked out. Could also be cardiac asthma, which is really congestive heart failur ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes, but: You might have an infection or even asthma. Should see a physician if it keeps up. MEanwhile, drink plenty of fluids except avoid alcohol
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Chest tightness: You probably need to see your doctor or to rule out asthma, acid reflux problems and check you heart. Good luck
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: I would suggest a consultation. Aspiration is one possible cause. Do you cough? if so, is it worse at night?
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Depends: If you have felt like this before and it passed in a few days with some rest and home care, try that again. If it is worse, see a doctor for exam and ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience Pulmonology
Possibilities...: There is a good saying in medicine that says "all that wheezes is not asthma". There is a long list of medical conditions that can cause wheezing inc ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Basics: The first months are troubled by narrow nasal passages & exposure to dust, fragrances, smoke & other irritants.This often ends as congestion & ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
YOU NEED TO QUIT: Smoking. Your airways are kindly asking you to quit. Listen please. They may not be as kind next time and your symptoms may worsen quickly.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Helmy Guirgis
45 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Needs evaluation: Do you have infection...Fever, cough...Sputum, what color? Blood count? Why are you on ventolin? Do you have asthma? You say that pulmonary functions ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Wheezing: You may have asthma. Consult a pulmonologist or allergist for help.
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