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What is the definition or description of: wheezing?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Wheezing: Wheezing = sibilant rhonchi = whistling sound during breathing/ labored breathing.
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Wheezing can be caused by constriction of the airways as occurs in asthma. The individual experiencing wheezing can feel like he or she is trying to take a breath on top of a full chest of air.
May 13, 2017

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