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A 25-year-old female asked:

Feel like i can't take full breath but doc says lungs sound clear/chest x-ray normal. peakflow normal.slight weezing if i exhale very forcefully. why?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Wheezing : If you hear wheezing on forced exhalation, would suggest you get full pulmonary function testing ( spirometry) with post bronchodilator testing as well. Even asthmatic can have a decent peak flow if not in the midst of an asthma attack. f/u /w /MD
Last updated Apr 15, 2019

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