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Does the beginning symptoms of acute bronchitis include burning dry cough and intermittent wheezing?
I'm experiencing intermittent sharp pains in my left upper chest when i jog. Not wheezing. Could this be from my heart? 44 yo healthy female
Sharp pain: Sharp pains are less likely heart related especially if brief. Although, association with jogging sounds "worrisome", there are other reasons for chest pain other than cardiac. Musculoskeletal issues are the first to consider. However, if you are known to have risk factors for heart issues not related here, you will need to discuss those with your doc. ...Read more
Cause?: You need to work with your doctor to figure out the cause. The doctor can help then with addressing the underlying problem. It may require medication, intervention, other lifestyle modification. Seek medical advice. ...Read more
Wheezing: Wheezing is caused by airway constriction or reactivity and creates a high pitched musical sound during expiration and sometimes during inspiration. This noise in one position may indicate an anatomical change in the configuration of the airway. If your nasal passages are congested, post nasal drip may trigger cough when lying down. Please follow up with your physician. ...Read more
Suction nose: Wheezing is a form of noisy breathing that medical experts usually associate with lower respiratory disease. Sometimes the term is casually used by parents and child observers to characterize loud or noisy breathing. If a baby does have noisy breathing first try suctioning the nose to see if there is improvement. If not, contact your pediatrician to describe and discuss your baby's symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
YES: Inhalers work within minutes to dilate your bronchus and lasts 6-8 hours, they are short acting and the drug of choice. ...Read more
Not normal: If you wheeze, it indicates restricted air flow through or to your lungs. Wanna breath? Please see a physician, since there is a chance it will get worse. Not being able to breathe is a terrible feeling. ...Read more
Airway obstruction: Wheezing is the musical sound created when air is rushing through a narrowed airway. When wheezing occurs on expiration, this is a very common symptom of asthma or copd. This may be accompanied by cough, shortness of breath or chest tightness if it is asthma. Less common causes of wheezing that are serious are heart failure, foreign body or tumors in the airway. ...Read more
Time to call the Dr.: A 2 week old baby is vulnerable to infections, and if he catches one, he needs to be examined by the doctor. If his doctor is not available now for advice, he should be seen at a children's emergency room or a regular emergency room. A wheezing and coughing newborn should not wait, but should be seen now. ...Read more
I've had an audible wheeze and cough for two weeks. I don' t feel ill but my husband is concerned. Any advice?
Have noticed a wheeze when i blow out tried flutifom hasnt worked do u think a change with puffer will fix which i dont know what it is?
I adopted a cat two weeks ago. My girlfriend has four cats and i never have problems. I've been wheezing a lot, but not when im at her house. ?
Reactive airways: And asthma depends on exposure. You do clean your cats and their kennel so you are more exposed to their urine, feces and their smell. It may not actually be the cat you have reactions to. In addition, cats are not all the same, their smell, their shedding, their danders are not all the same in inhalability either. Try to find out so you know what to watch out for. Good luck. ...Read more