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Wheezing (Definition)

Wheezing = sibilant rhonchi = whistling sound ...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

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What is wheeze?

What is wheeze?

A wheeze: Is a high pitched "whistle" caused by OBSTRUCTION of your AIR PASSAGES. Asthma or Asthmatic Bronchitis are the most common causes. Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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What is wheezing?

What is wheezing?

Breathing noise: Wheezing typically refers to the high-pitched noise heard when air is forced through narrowed lower airways during asthma. Pprimarily on exhale when mild, then also on inspiration when airways are tighter. At its worst, air hardly moves: thus no wheezing at all, an ominous sign, and is an emergency. Wheezing is not stridor (upper airway) nor sonorous rhonchi (larger airways). Experts can sort out. ...Read more

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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 more

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I have wheezing problem?

I have wheezing problem?

Not normal: Wheezing is a common symptom of asthma as well as other serious lung conditions. It signifies a narrowing to the airway passage. It's important that this is evaluated so appropriate treatment can be provided. ...Read more

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Wheezing all of the time ?

Wheezing all of the time ?

Bronchospasm: I can see from your list of meds that you are taking albuterol so you most likely have a diagnosis of asthma.For people with asthma that have persistent wheezing and trouble breathing there are medication to keep it under control or preventive medications. The most commonly used are inhaled steroids and you may ask your doctor about it. If you are wheezing right now and trouble breathing go to ed. ...Read more

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How can I get wheezing to go away?

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

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Is some wheezing on exhale normal?

Not normal: Wheezing is the sound made when air flow is forced through narrowed airways. Wheezing is a common symptom of asthma (small airways in the lungs). Wheezing can also come from narrowing with turbulent air flow through any other part of the airway. It is best to have wheezing evaluated even if it is mild. ...Read more

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Wheezing all the time and coughing

See a doctor.: These are symptoms of asthma but only a healthcare provider can confirm this diagnosis. I strongly recommend you see a healthcare provider. ...Read more

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Can you tell me more about wheezing?

Can you tell me more about wheezing?

Info on wheezing: Wheezing is a whistling or musical sound heard on exhaling. It arises from bronchoconstriction mediated by inflammation primarily. Asthma and allergens are the 2 main causes of wheezing. Sometimes it is noted with a foreign body in the airway in a child. ...Read more

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When chest wheezes what does this show?

When chest wheezes what does this show?

Asthma: The most common cause of chest wheezing is asthma. Bronchitis, inhalation of a foreign body, cystic fibrosis and many other things could also cause wheezing. See a doctor for an examination and possibly a breathing test. ...Read more

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