A 34-year-old member asked:
What does it mean when someone is wheezing?
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Emergency Medicine 18 years experience
Wheezing: Wheezing is caused by inflammation and narrowing of the airways of the lungs that causes distruption of airflow when you breath. It also makes oxygen delivery more difficult. It can be caused by infection, asthma, lung/chemical/environmental irritation, etc.
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Last updated Nov 30, 2014
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