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I have allergies and occasionally wheeze, what does slightly low pulse ox levels mean and what do I need to do?

I have allergies  and occasionally
 wheeze, what does  slightly low pulse ox levels mean  and what do I need to do?

Mgt: Your asthma and allergy plan needs to be reviewed, which can be performed by Healthtap virtual appointment. Medications may be adjusted accordingly. For example, you may need adjustment of you Albuterol and inhaled steroid use. ...Read more

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Wheezing (Definition)

Wheezing is a high-pitched whistling sound during breathing. It occurs when air flows through ...Read more


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2months-breathing is funny.Feels like my bronchi are inflamed and "URGE" to cough, occasional wheeze. Off and on. Cold air worsens. Allergic to air?

2months-breathing is funny.Feels like my bronchi are inflamed and "URGE" to cough, occasional wheeze. Off and on. Cold air worsens. Allergic to air?

Breathing issue.: This could be a number of things. Asthma comes to mind, with shortness of breath being triggered by the coldness of the air, or by irritants or pollutants in the air, or by exertion or activity. Could be allergic rhinitis with a post-nasal drip, which can interestingly cause a cough, breathing trouble and wheeze at times. Do you smoke? Because this could be related to smoking as well. ...Read more

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4 half baby persistent cough since first immunisation occasionally wheezing but getting more persistent cough like mucus filled 2 courses antibiotics?

4 half baby persistent cough since first immunisation occasionally wheezing but getting more persistent cough like mucus filled 2 courses antibiotics?

Cough & wheezing: Cough and wheezing in babies are usually caused by respiratory viruses that don't need antibiotics. A nebulizer treatment can be tried. Some bad viruses like RSV cause cough that persist for a while during recovery. Maybe you need a second opinion on how to treat your baby's condition. ...Read more

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I have red lumps at rear of mouth past tonsils with white mucas like spots and my tonsils look like they have craters on them and occasional wheezing?

I have red lumps at rear of mouth past tonsils with white mucas like spots and my tonsils look like they have craters on them and occasional wheezing?

Need to be seen!: An md needs to see you clinically and do some cutlers to see if anything is growing. If you had many times tonsillitis this is what you can get and see. Go see an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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Occasional wheezing&chest pains, frequent coughs with sore throat and bright yellow mucus. Fatigued easily when e.G walking up stairs - exercise reg.

Occasional wheezing&chest pains, frequent coughs with sore throat and bright yellow mucus. Fatigued easily when e.G walking up stairs - exercise reg.

It's difficult: To make diagnosis here. You still will need lung studies, to tell us what is wrong. We need to examine you. The one who can do it best is your own doctor. Go to your doctor, tell all your symptoms honestly and you can have all the tests needed including exercise test to see why you have problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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My 4 months old has occasional inspiratory wheezing after eating what could it be?

My 4 months old has occasional inspiratory wheezing after eating  what could it be?

Swallowing study: I agree that there are a number of possibilities. In addition to anatomic narrowing of the airway which is worsened during eating, I would also consider aspiration of mouth or gastric contents. A retained foreign body in the airway is also possible. Your physician may order a swallowing study in conjunction with speech therapy. ...Read more

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Mild asthma, occasional nighttime wheezing given dulera (formoterol and mometasone). Put on propanolol for migraines. med interaction. a better med for longterm asthma treatment?

Mild asthma, occasional nighttime wheezing given dulera (formoterol and mometasone). Put on propanolol for migraines. med interaction. a better med for longterm asthma treatment?

Mgt: You may want to consider using an inhaled steroid and the Albuterol as needed if these medications control your asthma. You can also take an oral steroid for a short period of time. The combination medication has a longer acting medication. A follow up appointment: healthtap.com/DosanjhMD Code: NCYHPZ ...Read more

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Have not been sick, but feel a weird wheeze/gurgle in my left side occasionally when breathing in. Dr said my lungs sou d clear. What could it be?

Wheeze: You may have some mild mucus accumulation or mild intermittent spasm in a bronchial tube on that side that wasn't present when you were examined. If symptoms persist or worsen I recommend reexamination by your physician but your symptoms are mild and may resolve spontaneously. ...Read more