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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Bronchial Breath Sound

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Why bronchial breath sounds are heard over the infraclavicular area?

Why bronchial breath sounds are heard over the infraclavicular area?

Infection/ Cancer: Tb usually cause supaclavicular bronchial breath sound. Where as bacterial pneumonia can cause bronchial breath sounds in the lower lobe area. And localized area of bronchial breathing in paratracheal or infraclavicular region with history of smoking makes one think in terms of ruling out cancer. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a babies to breath faster and with a sound when feeding? Can air conditioner cause problem to their breathing?

Is it normal for a babies to breath faster and with a sound when feeding? Can air conditioner cause problem to their breathing?

Babies: Breath faster in general but rarely over 80 breaths a minute. Some babies are noisy feeders. It depends on the type of noise and their exam that makes it normal or abnormal. Make sure he/she is able to breath through the nose. An air conditioner should not cause breathing problems more so with feeding. All the best and if in doubt have it checked. ...Read more

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What causes dyspnea and abnormal breath sounds for mitral stenosis?

What causes dyspnea and abnormal breath sounds for mitral stenosis?

Depends on severity: If severe, mitral stenosis can cause pulmonary edema or fluid buildup in the lung tissue and air spaces as a result of increasing left atrial pressure and pulmonary venous congestion. This may led to shortness of breath as well as crackles on exam. ...Read more

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Mitral stenosis- does this cause dyspnea and abnormal breath sounds?

Mitral stenosis- does this cause dyspnea and abnormal breath sounds?

Depends on severity: If severe, mitral stenosis can cause pulmonary edema or fluid buildup in the lung tissue and air spaces as a result of increasing left atrial pressure and pulmonary venous congestion. This may led to shortness of breath as well as crackles on exam. ...Read more

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My child often has reduced breath sounds (mid, lower), with pain& bloated abdomen. Clear cxr. Besides asthma, what could cause be? Min. Change albuter

My child often has reduced breath sounds (mid, lower), with pain& bloated abdomen. Clear cxr. Besides asthma, what could cause be? Min. Change albuter

Look at diet: Bloating makes me think that perhaps there are some food intolerances....If this child is older than one...Consider adding probiotics (like culturelle) and removing dairy and gluten form the diet. You may want to discuss this further with your doctor. I also suggest a chinese medicine evaluation as I have great success with this in my patients. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with a sinus infection today. I am being sent for x-rays do to clear lungs bilaterally with diminished breath sounds. What causes that?

I was diagnosed with a sinus infection today. I am being sent for x-rays do to clear lungs bilaterally with diminished breath sounds. What causes that?

Lung function test: Although sinus infection can worsen asthma symptoms, treating the sinus infection alone does not necessarily improve your asthma immediately. You need a lung function test to find out the cause for your respiratory symptoms and be treated accordingly. If your doc can't see you within a day or two, go to an urgent care or ER. ...Read more

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What can cause 2months shortness of breath and fatigue? No fever or cough. Lung sounds and ECG normal. SOB worse in morning and evening.

What can cause 2months shortness of breath and fatigue? No fever or cough. Lung sounds and ECG normal. SOB worse in morning and evening.

Vague symptoms: you need to give more info. ? progressive?new?any other symptoms ,? any fever .what was done to work this up so far ? cxr,echo,complete pulmonary function studies , ambulatory piuse ox and a full set of labs may be needed. ...Read more

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Chest pain (very mild) , gurgling sound when breathing in , chest pressure causing shortness of breath. Clicking feeling post excercise , really thirsty and tired , also have foamy urine . And frequent headaches . What's the cause of all these symptoms ?

Chest pain (very mild) , gurgling sound when breathing in , chest pressure causing shortness of breath. Clicking feeling post excercise , really thirsty and tired , also have foamy urine . And frequent headaches . What's the cause of all these symptoms ?

Go to ER: You may be having a cardiac event and need to be seen by a doctor. An ekg, chest xrray, and lab work could screen you for a problem with the blood vessels feeding your as well as congestive heart failure. If this is occurring now please go to the emergency room and get checked out. It can make a difference to be treated early. ...Read more

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What are breath sounds with pe?

What are breath sounds with pe?

Usually normal...: Most of the time, the breath sounds in a patient with a pulmonary embolus, or pe, are normal. The problem when a pe is present is a blocked blood vessel where the blood clot is located! ...Read more

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