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What would cause an inspiratory wheeze in an adult? I have no history of asthma or smoking.

What would cause an inspiratory wheeze in an adult? I have no history of asthma or smoking.

Possible stridor..: If there is a high-pitched sound when you inhale, this could be stridor which is caused by a narrowing of the upper airway. You need to see a doctor asap; if you are short of breath, go to the er. If this is stridor, it could lead to upper airway obstruction, which can be life-threatening. Get to a doctor today for evaluation and treatment! ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Asthma (Definition)

A disease of the lungs caused by chronic inflammation of the airways most often caused by allergies. This inflammation results in airway swelling and hyperactivity leading to difficulty breathing, shortness of ...Read more


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Sound similar to inspiratory wheezing but through my nose not lungs that's daily and all day long? Some snoring at nightNever had asthma or allergies

Sound similar to inspiratory wheezing but through my nose not lungs that's daily and all day long? Some snoring at nightNever had asthma or allergies

Allergies: People do not realize you can have inflammation of the nasal walls without knowing you have allergies or even have tumors called polyps. I would recommend having your doc look into the nose to see what the problem is. You may be sensitive to foods or chemicals you are being exposed to or even medications. ...Read more

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I jogged on the spot for 1 minute and began breathing in a strange pattern and made a wheezing I have no known asthma I was tested 6 mnths ago causes?

I jogged on the spot for 1 minute and began breathing in a strange pattern and made a wheezing I have no known asthma I was tested 6 mnths ago causes?

Multiple symptoms: Cardiology-- Seeing a cardiologist might be of benefit since you have other symptoms. Wheezing can be caused by either cardiac (heart) or respiratory (lungs). Other symptoms of blood pressure, exercise intolerance can suggest benefit from a further workup from a heart doctor. ...Read more

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Loud wheezing whistle like noise when breathing in? I'm a smoker no asthma what could it be thanks no chest pain or cough just loud noise

Loud wheezing whistle like noise when breathing in? I'm a smoker no asthma what could it be thanks no chest pain or cough just loud noise

See your PCP: Noisy breathing comes from disruption in the otherwise smooth flow of air in your airway and lungs--like the last bit of milkshake sipped through a straw. Disruptions can be caused by simple mucous or more insidious things. First concerns: narrowed airway from inflammation (asthma?), infection or cancer (after all, you are a smoker) need to be ruled out. See your doc asap to be sure. ...Read more

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Lung vibration when breathing in only on left side, also a wheezing sound on exhaling, pf is normal I do have asthma, does this sound serious?

Lung vibration when breathing in only on left side, also a wheezing sound on exhaling, pf is normal I do have asthma, does this sound serious?

Your symptoms: Are too complex and incomplete todiagnose over the net. You need to be examined and likely have at least a chest x-ray. Do not delay. ...Read more

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32 y/o asthmatic, gurgling/wheezing sound from chest which isn't normal when breathing in and out, productive cough, pf 54%, advice please?

32 y/o asthmatic, gurgling/wheezing sound from chest which isn't normal when breathing in and out, productive cough, pf 54%, advice please?

Need to see your doc: You need to use your rescue inhaler and get in with your family doctor asap. It definitely can be an infectious cause. ...Read more

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How come I wheeze when I don't have asthma?

How come I wheeze when I don't have asthma?

Number of reasons: Your wheezing may be from a structural problem rather than a disease. The best way to rule this out is to be checked by a pulmonologist or ENT (ears, nose and throat) specialist. ...Read more

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How come I wheeze when I don't have asthma?

How come I wheeze when I don't have asthma?

All wheezes is not a: All that wheezes is not asthma and all asthma does not wheeze
the following conditions can cause wheezing
bronchial asthma
copd
heart failur (cardiac asthma)
viral infections in ifants
allergic reaction to food or insects
esophageal reflux
bronchiolitis in children
bronchitis
bronchiectasis
foreign body in bronchi in children. ...Read more

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What foods commonly cause wheezing or asthma?

What foods commonly cause wheezing or asthma?

WHeat, egg, milk..: The most common food allergens in children are wheat, egg, milk, peanut and soy. Food allergies commonly cause eczema, hives, anaphylaxis. Foods are unusual triggers of asthma, although that can occur. Children with food allergies tend to have more severe asthma, but that doesn't mean the food allergies cause the asthma, more a reflection of their allergic tendencies. ...Read more

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Is wheezing after excessive exercise generally caused by asthma?

Is wheezing after excessive exercise generally caused by asthma?

Usually...: Wheezing that occurs during or right after exercise is typically caused by exercise-induced asthma. Some people have only exercise-induced asthma without having asthma symptoms at any other time. The treatment involves using a bronchodilator inhaler pre-exercise and right after exercise, if needed for symptoms. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a cough and wheezing? I don't have asthma!

What should I do if I have a cough and wheezing? I don't have asthma!

Are you sure: Wheezing is evidence of reactive airways and/or inflammation. Some may have reactivity during respiratory illnesses and therefore would not carry the label of asthma. If more chronic, some degree of asthma may be the appropriate designation.

More important is to be evaluated to see if an acute or chronic medication can help your symptoms. ...Read more

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I started wheezing during the middle of a running race. Do I have asthma?

I started wheezing during the middle of a running race. Do I have asthma?

Possible EIB: Exercise induced bronchospasm (eib) or exercise induced asthma is likely. Speak to your pcp about getting an albuterol inhaler to try prior to exercise as a preventative therapy. Make sure they teach you how to use it. ...Read more

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Some symptoms of asthma if you don't wheeze but cough when you run or jog?

Some symptoms of asthma if you don't wheeze but cough when you run or jog?

Possibly...: Sometimes patients w/asthma cough and don't wheeze. To determine if you have this, your doctor could send you for pulmonary function testing and, if normal, you could inhale a chemical that will induce bronchospasm if you are sensitive. If this is positive, your cough is likely due to bronchospasm and treatment can be given. ...Read more

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I can hear myself wheezing at times. Does that mean I might have asthma? Thanks!

I can hear myself wheezing at times. Does that mean I might have asthma? Thanks!

Perhaps: Wheezing is the sound of air moving past an obstruction in your breathing tubes. Because airway narrowing in asthma is variable and reversible wheezing will be present at some times, absent at another. Your physician can use a stethoscope to listen to your breathing & determine if the sound you are hearing is really wheezing. Why not make an appointment today? ...Read more

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What is the best way to put an end to this wheezing with asthma without my inhaler?

What is the best way to put an end to this wheezing with asthma without my inhaler?

Need inhaler: The preferred treatment for relief of asthma symptoms including cough, wheezing, chest tightness is albuterol by inhaler or nebulizer. Avoiding the trigger (smoke, etc) can help and remaining calm will help, but asthma can be serious (life-threatening) and delaying treatment with medications can lead to poor outcomes. ...Read more

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After exercise is wheezing on the left side that resolves to bases in one hour mean asthma?

After exercise is wheezing on the left side that resolves to bases in one hour mean asthma?

Unusual: Unilateral wheezing may indicate some anatomic obstruction at that side since asthma usually involves both sides of the lung. You need to consult your doctor who may order a CT chest scan especially you are or had been a smoker. ...Read more

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I don't have asthma, I recently started to wheeze, and have a slight coff, what home remedy can remove it?

I don't have asthma, I recently started to wheeze, and have a slight coff, what home remedy can remove it?

Mgt: If you have a high pitched respiratory sound and dry cough, you most likely will need Albuterol inhaled treatments. This is a medication which can be prescribed by healthtap virtual consult or by your physician after a consultation. ...Read more

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I'd onli wheeze in cold climates, when some1 is smoking or wen I laughed too hard at nite. M I asthmatic? There's family hist of asthma

I'd onli wheeze in cold climates, when some1 is smoking or wen I laughed too hard at nite. M I asthmatic? There's family hist of asthma

Maybe: You certainly have reactive airway issues and should have an inhaler for those times. Asthma is more of a chronic problem so if these issues are occurring weekly or even monthly you may have asthma. It is an allergy problem. Discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more

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I've never had asthma before but I'm in belieze and I've been experiencing a lot of wheezing. Should I try and get an inhaler? If so, what kind?

I've never had asthma before but I'm in belieze and I've been experiencing a lot of wheezing. Should I try and get an inhaler? If so, what kind?

Wheezing: Beside asthma, bronchitis and other lung or heart diseases can cause wheezing. I would suggest you see a local physician for better diagnosis. In the mean time before you can see a physician, an albuterol inhaler might temporarily relieve wheezing. However you still would need to be seen by a physician so no severe pathologies are missed. Have a safe trip. ...Read more

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Why do I wheeze even though I don't have asthma?

Why do I wheeze even though I don't have asthma?

Other causes: There are other causes of wheezing without Asthma
COPD in Smokers
Chronic Bronchitis
Sarcoidosis
BronchictasisLung Cacer
Only your doctor can tell you if your wheezing is caused by another condition than Asthma by doing Pulmonary Function Test ...Read more

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What can constant wheezing be besides asthma?

Wheezing causes: Other causes of wheezing include: heart failure, foreign body in the lungs, lung sarcoid, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, aspiration and sometimes even vocal cord dysfunction. There are others and a pulmonologist or allergist is specially trained to diagnose these lung diseases. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you are wheezing due to asthma?

Testing: It's best to have a spirometry test while symptomatic as this can help confirm if wheezing is a result of bronchospasm. You can also have the test repeated 20 minutes after using a dose of a bronchodilator medicine to see how helpful they are in your case. ...Read more

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What causes wheezing as I never been diagnosed with asthma?

Wheezing: Lots of things: infection such as bronchitis or pneumonia, asthma, emphysema can cause wheeze, cardiac issues can cause wheeze, chronic post-nasal drainage. ...Read more

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How should I address my asthma problems and constant wheezing?

Get checked: The diagnosis of asthma must of course be made and your severity level. This is done by spirometry. This will determine if a controller must be added to your already rescue inhaler. An action plan should also be drawn up between you and your physician. This will tell you what to do and when. ...Read more

Dr. Duane Gels
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Wheezing (Definition)

Wheezing = sibilant rhonchi = whistling sound ...Read more