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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Raspy Breathing

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What causes; whistling raspy sound breathing out?

What causes; whistling raspy sound breathing out?

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.

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I have a newborn with raspy breathing during nursing. What can I do?

I have a newborn with raspy breathing during nursing. What can I do?

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.

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Should a toddler go to doctor with raspy breathing from a cold?

Should a toddler go to doctor with raspy breathing from a cold?

Yes: Yes, he needs to be evaluated, could be viral but respiratory effort needs to be assessed an other etiologies need be ruled out.

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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?

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?

Croup: Possibly due to RSV.or adenovirus get a humidifier by the bedside use saline nose spray every 8 hrs try steam inhalation croupy cough can be very distressing to the child and can cause resp failure if she is not better maneed vaponephrine inhalation and test for RSV

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What could cause shallow breathing?

What could cause shallow breathing?

Shallow breathing: Problems in the brain. Great wikipedia question as control of respiration cannot be told in 400 spaces. Or we can chat and figure out exactly what your problem is.

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What could cause difficulty breathing?

What could cause difficulty breathing?

Many things: Shortness if breath is a non specific complaint and could represent many things (some benign and some serious). Get checked out by your physician.

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What can cause extreme difficulty breathing?

What can cause extreme difficulty breathing?

Several: Heart (congestive heart failure, blockage of arteries) Kidneys (fluid overload) Lungs (COPD/ emphysema, bronchitis) Hypertension Anemia Anxiety and panic attacks Alcohol to excess and drugs of any kind. SMOKING!!! and also complete lack of physical fitness (being out of shape) and several more!!!

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What can cause bad back pains when breathing?

What can cause bad back pains when breathing?

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.

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Can thrombocytosis cause pain when breathing?

Not likely: However, thrombocytosis can be associated with many things that do cause pain with breathing including pulmonary embolism of blood clots, malignancies, inflammation of pleura and others.

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What causes difficulty breathing when lying down?

What causes difficulty breathing when lying down?

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.

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Can hyperthyriod cause breathing issues on one side?

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.

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Difficulty breathing when lying in bed? What might be the cause?

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.

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What causes difficulty breathing when lying down in the spring time?

Not a podiatry?: You need to talk to your family doctor or to an allergist.

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Please tell me what can cause a person to have difficulty breathing?

Difficulty breathing: This can be caused by mechanical problems with the chest breathing structures, problems with the lung themselves, general body weakness, anemia, hypothyroid, heart failure and other problems too.

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What could be the cause of dificulty breathing and a normal oxygen level?

What could be the cause of dificulty breathing and a normal oxygen level?

Many: Most people with asthma have normal oxygen level and would be those who hyperventilate. See your doctor to find out.

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What are the causes of slow or rather difficulty in breathing after excercises?

What are the causes of slow or rather difficulty in breathing after excercises?

Lung or heart: This could be due to lung or heart disease. At your age of 25, something like asthma is most likely. It would be best for you to see a doctor and have an exam and possibly pulmonary function testing to determine the cause.