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A 41-year-old female asked:

What is causing crackling in my lungs when breathing out? i do have nasal drainage but no fever

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 54 years experience
Usually a sign of. .: ...Fluid in the alveolar tissues in the lung. Usually it is heard louder when inhaling while an md/pulmonologist is evaluating u.Gat in2 c an internist or pulmonologist.
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Chest congestion : Mucus clogging up your airways are loosening up causing you to have a "rattle" in your chest or "noisy breathing ". Usually start off with a cold then down airways. Makes your cough more productive. Usually self limiting . Seek medical advice if you are having difficulty breathing , wheezing or develop fever and or chest tightness!

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Last updated Nov 10, 2016

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