Doctor insights on:
Causes Of Raspy Breathing
Breathing: Anything from a cold with a bit of congestion to airway obstruction, also heart disease may have respiratory problems, it depends if there are other signs and symptoms such as cough or shortness of breath. If it is a recurring problem or you have other symptoms I urge you to consult your doc. ...Read more
I would have your: Baby checked by the pediatrician to make sure it isn't anything serious. Most often it isn't but better to be safe. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, he needs to be evaluated, could be viral but respiratory effort needs to be assessed an other etiologies need be ruled out. ...Read more
25yrs old, Productive cough, hoarse voice, raspy breathing, brown and blue inhalers making cough worse, sides hurt from coughing, should I see my gp?
My husband got the flu shot around 5 pm. Around midnight vomiting, diarrhea, fever, chills, shallow raspy breathing, occurred. Shot related?
Flu shot: Yes his symptoms can be related to the shot he received earlier. ...Read more
Started a running nose 3 days ago now is runny/congested. Raspy breathing while awake when sleeping snores Barks when she coughs. RSV? Croup? Cold?
Heart (congestive heart failure, blockage of arteries)
Kidneys (fluid overload)
Lungs (COPD/ emphysema, bronchitis)
Anxiety and panic attacks
Alcohol to excess and drugs of any kind.
and also complete lack of physical fitness (being out of shape)
and several more!!! ...Read more
Spine Joints/Nerves: Facet joints are places on the spinal bones where two bones actually meet and articulate, therefore a facet joint injection is into that place where they meet. Many times arthritis or inflammation can arise here and cause pain. Epidural injections are also helpful to reduce inflammation into the spinal canal area or around the spinal nerve roots exiting the spine. ...Read more
Clarify? See doctor!: Ongoing problem or recent? Fever? Chest pain? Otherwise sick? Age? Other health issues? Could be anything from carrying excess weight in the midsection (make it difficult to take a deep breath while lying down), to heart failure or fluid in lungs from infection or tumor. You should definitely see a doctor to get this checked out soon. ...Read more
No: Please contact your doctor. Your breathing symptoms are not normal and cannot be diagnosed on this forum. You need medical attention. Please take care. ...Read more
Heart or lung diseas: CHF is a known cause for this, but also other conditions that cause swelling and fluid retention would cause water to go from legs to chest when a person lies flat. Also lung diseases varying from mild asthma to severe emphysema could cause this. Severe obesity would do it too since it restricts lungs inflation. ...Read more
Not a podiatry?: Talk to your family doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not a podiatry?: You need to talk to your family doctor or to an allergist. ...Read more
Many: There are many many causes of this. ...Read more
Possibilities...: The noisy breathing could be related to post-nasal drip or secretions in the lungs that clear when you sit upright. Wheezing is another possibility. To be certain, and to get treated, see your doctor and have your chest examined with a stethoscope when you are lying down and when you are upright. ...Read more
Could be rib:
Dysfunction. Read more about this here at my blog
http://www. Basicspine. Com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome. Html. ...Read more
Hard to say: There are multiple potential causes, you should consider being seen. Possible causes can incude an irritation of a nerve in the thoracic spine, an inflammatory condition involving the pancreas or the lining of the lung, and multiple other causes. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually sort out the cause. Thank you for the question. ...Read more
What can cause vision disturbance like it appears as though the floor is breathing, swelling up and down?
If you have difficulty breathing with intense activity and exercise what could be the cause of it and how can it be completely fixed or minimized?
See doc in person:
Abdulla, there are many things that can cause the problem. Main concerns are heart or lung disease. Most likely thing in someone your age is asthma. But depending on your family and personal history there could be other issues.
I recommend seeing a doctor in person, who can do a full history, examine your heart and lungs, and get any tests needed to clarify the diagnosis. ...Read more
I'm a 40 yr old male. Prob. Heavier than I should be. Sometimes when I'm breathing normally, I find it hard to catch my breath. What causes this? Tks
Had an exam lately?: Being the worrier that I am, I am always concerned when people mention difficulty breathing. Your weight and being male may be risk factors for heart disease. Others are smoking, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, a family history of heart trouble, and inactivity. Any of these apply? Please get to your doctor for a full physical. Likely, you'll find the information reassuring. But get checked. ...Read more
Damage your airways:
Any chemical could cause airway irritation, burning or even bronchospasm. Depends on person genetic susceptibility. With time could developed, chronic irritation, lung or airway destruction leading to emphysema, chronic bronchitis or lung fibrosis. Some irritants are known carcinogens.
Thats why I opposed any smoking. Even electronic cigarretes can damage your lungs ...Read more