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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience in Internal Medicine
WHEEZING/SPASM: Wheezing is spasming of the lung structure, bronchi & alveoli. This may. Be a sign of asthma or bronchitis. You need an exam, labs, cxr and pulmon ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
37 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Physical sign: A symptom is what a patient describes. A sign is what a doctor finds. Sometimes they can be the same thing. A wheeze is a sign that indicates spasm or ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Bronchial spasm: Your airway is made of tubes called bronchi. The smaller tubes at the ends are called bronchioles. They are lined with muscles that can constrict (squ ... Read More
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Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience in Internal Medicine
OK: You need to see a doctor.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Perlmuter
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Asthma: There can be many causes of wheezing, asthma is the most common. Bronchitis or a chest cold is another cause. If you are havibg trouble breathing go t ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
21 years experience in Pediatric Pulmonology
Cause?: You need to work with your doctor to figure out the cause. The doctor can help then with addressing the underlying problem. It may require medication, ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Not normal: Wheezing is the sound made when air flow is forced through narrowed airways. Wheezing is a common symptom of asthma (small airways in the lungs). Whe ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Lavi
20 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
See a doctor.: These are symptoms of asthma but only a healthcare provider can confirm this diagnosis. I strongly recommend you see a healthcare provider.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
25 years experience in Urgent Care
Info on wheezing: Wheezing is a whistling or musical sound heard on exhaling. It arises from bronchoconstriction mediated by inflammation primarily. Asthma and allergen ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Klein
40 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Asthma: The most common cause of chest wheezing is asthma. Bronchitis, inhalation of a foreign body, cystic fibrosis and many other things could also cause w ... Read More

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