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I can hear cracking sound when I breathe. Could this be due to my poor lung health?

I can hear cracking sound when I breathe. Could this be due to my poor lung health?

Fluid in lungs: This cracking (crackling?) sound may mean fluid in your lungs, which would be a sign of poor lung (or heart) health. ...Read more

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Lung (Definition)

Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more


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What does it mean if I hear a wheeze sound when I breathe? Is something wrong with my lungs?

What does it mean if I hear a wheeze sound when I breathe? Is something wrong with my lungs?

From airways: Wheezing is usually due to something narrowing the airways, either from congestion, asthma, bronchitis, or a tumor either compressing the airways or else blocking the opening of the airway. ...Read more

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Can a wheezing sound come from the throat instead of lungs? I have silent reflux and i hear a little wheeze if I take deep or quick breathes after eat

Can a wheezing sound come from the throat instead of lungs? I have silent reflux and i hear a little wheeze if I take deep or quick breathes after eat

Wheezing is a: whistling sound that occurs during breathing when airways are narrowed. Acid reflux may cause or contribute to bronchospasm either from direct irritation by acid or by triggering cough and other reflexes. So I do think your wheezing could be due to GERD. Or GERD could be a contributor. Work with your doctor to optimally treat GERD and make sure you don't also have asthma. Stay well:) ...Read more

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I have noticed recently that when I am doing cardio workouts i can hear air escaping from my lungs when i hold my breath. Like the valve won't close.

I have noticed recently that when I am doing cardio workouts i can hear air escaping from my lungs when i hold my breath.  Like the valve won't close.

Don't bear down: Your lungs are not meant to be a closed container. More importantly, if you're doing cardio, there's no reason to be holding your breath. By definition, you should be breathing freely, and continuously during aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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What's best to use for a cough when i breath II can hear my lungs rattle?

What's best to use for a cough when i breath II can hear my lungs rattle?

See a doctor: The best option is to see a doctor and make sure it is not pneumonia which would require antibiotics. ...Read more

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I hear a whizzing like sound when breathing while sitting(only sitting) but apparently its not my lungs cause i got it fully checked. what can it be?

I hear a whizzing like sound when breathing while sitting(only sitting) but apparently its not my lungs cause i got it fully checked. what can it be?

Probably fine: It is possible that the whizzing sound is from your nose or throat. If you do not feel short of breath, dizzy, chest pain or have a cough, it might just be that you have nasal congestion or or large tonsils. ...Read more