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What Causes Wheezing
Bronchial spasm: Your airway is made of tubes called bronchi. The smaller tubes at the ends are called bronchioles. They are lined with muscles that can constrict (squeeze) or dilate (expand). Anything that makes the bronchioles constrict (infection, allergies, etc.) will make you wheeze. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes wheezing allday I use an inhaler and workswell only for an hour or two then I have neck pain n shoulder pain what wrong with me i'm 33?
See your MD: I am not certain that your wheezing and neck/shoulder pain are related.. Seems like you may have a few different medical concerns. There are many different causes of neck and shoulder pain. At your age common causes could be strained muscle/tendonitis/pinched nerve, other. The wheezing should be checked out. It is best to see your physician for a thorough exam. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Puzzling: Intermittant wheezing from asthma , the most common reason, can occur anytime. Typically, tho, it happens at night; after midnight. Nocturnal awakenings r common. Usually. better in the morning (theorized cortisol fluctuation). Smokers cough + wheeze worse upon arising. Wheezing from GERD after coffee, OJ, sausage? Worth an AM visit for exam, spirometry w / repeat post neb in office. Allergens? ...Read more
What causes a wheeze that will not disappear, had it for over a month, have asthma, using inhalers so asthma is controlled. Peak flow normal. Confused?
Wheeze: I bet a complete pft with a flow loop will be abnormal. Pefr has limitations. ...Read more
Very RARE disease: A rare disease called relapsing polychondritis -- a rare illness that causes inflammation of the cartilage in the body. Organs that contain cartilage become swollen, including the eyes, heart and blood vessels. The underlying cause for relapsing polychondritis is unknown, but the immune system, which normally fights infection, attacks the cartilage throughout thebody. Treament is nsaids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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