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Dr. Duane Gels
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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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Can you tell me what can I do when im wheezing?

Can you tell me what can I do when im wheezing?

Wheezing: See your pcp for pulmonary function testing and get the appropriate prescribed medical care. If wheezing is well controlled my medicines it should occur less than 2 times per week and cause P.M. Awakening less than twice per month. ...Read more

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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

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Pre-op, and im wheezing/should I cancel?

Pre-op, and im wheezing/should I cancel?

Maybe: Definitely speak to your surgeon. If your appendix needs to come out your surgeon and the anesthesiologist can deal with the problem. If you are having elective surgery - arthroscopy, liposuction - it may be wiser to delay the procedure until wheezing is controlled. The decision depends on the urgency of the operation and the severity of your asthma. Good luck. ...Read more

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What should I do if i'm consistently wheezing when I exhale? I've been working around pet dander for over 1 month.

What should I do if i'm consistently wheezing when I exhale? I've been working around pet dander for over 1 month.

Get an inhaler: It sounds like you are having bronchospasm from being exposed to animal dander. An inhaler taken prior to work should be able to stop the wheezing. Your physician can easily prescribe this for you. ...Read more

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When i woke up this morning, i was wheezing. I'm not a smoker, and i haven't been sick. Also the front of my neck has been painful?

If the symptoms. are: Related, you could have a goiter. Endocrinesurgery.Ucla.Edu/...Adm_thyroid_goiter.Html thyroid goiter. Definition: a goiter is an enlargement of the thyroid gland. ... Breathing difficulties, cough, or wheezing due to compression of the windpipe; if they are unrelated your wheezing could be due to gastroesophageal reflux disease and/or new onset of asthma or early bronchitis. See your family doctor for evaluation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Every time my pro air hfa inhaler gets weaker , i get a little wheeze that you can only hear when i'm in a quiet room(end of exhale).Why ?

Every time my pro air hfa inhaler gets weaker , i get a little wheeze that you can only hear when i'm in a quiet room(end of exhale).Why ?

Return inhaler: Pro air hfa should deliver the same quality and quantity of albuterol with each actuaction until the counter reads zero. If you believe the inhaler is defective, return it to the pharmacy for a replacement. If you find that you are having symptoms that are not controlled, check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Im not a everyday oxygen person, but lately i have been getting out of breathe fast when i take off the oxygen i start to wheeze y is this?

Im not a everyday oxygen person, but lately i have been getting out of breathe fast when i take off the oxygen i start to wheeze y is this?

Asthma: In general, the most common causes of shortness of breath are either heart disease or lung disease. Although there are many reasons for a person to wheeze, with your history of asthma it may just be your asthma flaring up especially as the season begins to change from summer to fall. I think the bigger question is why are you requiring oxygen in the first place? Talk to your doctor about this. ...Read more

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Are there any ways i can alleviate mild wheezing without using my my inhaler? Im on holidays and don't want to waste it on minor wheezing.

Are there any ways i can alleviate mild wheezing without using my  my inhaler? Im on holidays and don't want to waste it on minor wheezing.

Not really: Only way to avoid is to avoid cold air or other allergen (hard to do).Dont try to save your inhaler as unchecked inflammation will make things worse.Use your controller /preventive inhaler regularly which will help you the most. ...Read more