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A 26-year-old female asked:

I have a cough and my chest sounds like i am wheezing. but other than that i have no other symptoms, my phlegm is clear. what is wrong?

3 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Harold Mandel
General Practice 39 years experience
Clinic exam: You may have a bronchitis which can be due to a viral infection (most cases), bacterial infection and environmental irritants. Make sure you are resting adequately with adequate fluid intake. Also do not smoke. And please go to a clinic as soon as possible for a complete evaluation. You may have a bacterial infection which should be treated with antibiotics.
Dr. Harold Mandel
General Practice 41 years experience
Provided original answer
Asthma is also a possibility which should be checked out when you go for a clinic visit.
Mar 4, 2018
Dr. Robert Perlmuter
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Bronchitis or asthma: You may have bronchitis, in infection or asthma. I recommend seeing a doctor.
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Wheezing: Wheezing and a nonproductive cough can occur in asthmatic reactions. An infection doesn't necessarily have to be present, but a mild viral bronchitis may be the cause. An allergic response to various stimuli may also be the cause. See your physician for evaluation and treatment if symptoms persist.
Last updated Mar 7, 2018


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