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What Does It Mean When You Have A Wheezing In Your Chest When You Sleep
Every time I lay down to sleep my chest gets tighter but no wheezing but struggle to breath but I can't sleep sitting up due to chronic back pain what else can I do as it's keeping me up every night?
I am experiencing wheezing (worsened by: in the evening, at night, lying flat). PFT is normal, chest X-ray is normal, no allergies, asthma has been ruled out, sleep apnea was ruled out through a sleep study, I do snore very loudly though.?
My boyfriend was laying down w/ my head on his chest and I could hear wheezing. What does it mean?
Possibilities...: There is a good saying in medicine that says "all that wheezes is not asthma". There is a long list of medical conditions that can cause wheezing including smoking, viral illness, airway obstruction by mucous or a foreign body, heart failure etc. If the problem continues I would encourage you to seek medical attention promptly. ...Read more
Hello I am 18 years old and I do smoke, what does it mean when I have phlegm in my throat, a tight chest, and I am wheezing. What should I do to help?
YOU NEED TO QUIT: Smoking. Your airways are kindly asking you to quit. Listen please. They may not be as kind next time and your symptoms may worsen quickly. ...Read more
What could it mean if there is a wheeze on oonly one side of lung, which does not improve with ventolin, pf is completely normal, lung is also rattlin?
Do you have infection...Fever, cough...Sputum, what color? Blood count?
Why are you on ventolin? Do you have asthma? You say that pulmonary functions (pf) are normal? Might need repeating pf? Are you a smoker? Are you taking other drugs...Bcp? Need arterial blood gas, chest x-ray and/or ct scan? Consult your doctor. Thank you. ...Read more
What does it mean when feel like your lung are cold n have wheezing and feeling cold and short of breath every once in a while after he coughs really?
Take a seat: Truly, there is nothing available over-the-counter for wheezing...And rightly so. Bronchodilators like albuterol are the medication that give your immediate relief of wheezing but overuse can lead to deadly outcomes. Your personal doctor is prepared to evaluate & treat wheezing. Sometimes your doctor will enlist the assistance of an allergist or pulmonologist. Please make an appointment to see one. ...Read more
My daughter is 11 months oldshe has had a bad chest and wheezing for the past 2-3 months. What should we do?
I used bleach and toilet cleaner together and now my chest feels heavy & I can't stop wheezing or coughing? Will I be okay? What should I do?
You have chemical: Inhalation toxicity. Please go to the nearest ER to be treated appropriately. In the future the use of a respirator mask is a must. Get well. ...Read more
I have had 4 previous mi's. At night exper. Chest heaviness but no pain? Some wheezing. Minor discomfort taking deep breaths. Is this another mi?
Unable to say: Heart attacks can cause many different symptoms. In any given person it is impossible to diagnose a problem without a true evaluation. Because of your history you should be under the care of a physician with experience in cardiovascular disease and should call with any new or unusual symptoms. ...Read more
See Doc/lung spec.: Wheezing, cough and chest pain may suggest bronchial asthma, chronic or acute bronchitis etc. Need to see doc for office spirometry and chest radiograph or see a lung specialist to make sure that you do not have bronchial asthma. Angina is less likely with cough and wheezing unless associated with congestive heart failure. ...Read more
I breathed in and heard wheezing in my chest, but only once and it only lasted a couple seconds. Should I be worried?
BAby is wheezing. His chest is cleared. Tried ventolin but it doesn't seem to be working. Any other suggestions? Baby is 3 months.
Wheezing: Examine your baby, if your baby is working hard to breathe, flaring his nostrils, chest is retracting and you can see him using his accessory muscles of respiration, then you should take him to the ER. He may require a nebulizer treatment and further evaluation. If your baby is very comfortable and happy, feeding well, then you can take him to see your pediatrician. Consider allergens/HEPA filter ...Read more
I just began working out again. On my second day, I began to have a sharp, stabbing pain in my chest. I was also wheezing and coughing. Help?!
I am not able to breath deep. I feel smthing wheezing in my chest region. Few weeks before I had pain in my leftarmpit. (chronic over masturbator)?
Anxiety?: First tell us whether the wheezing occurs when you are breathing in or breathing out? Assuming that you are under 40 (the masturbation factor) and thus the problem appears to be from anxiety or stress. A condition known as vocal cord dysfunction (problem getting enough air) for which ENT consult may be helpful. Don't see any link between left armpit pain & your breathing problem. ...Read more
I have suffered with exercise-induced wheezing and chest tightening for 20 years. It has become more severe in past 6 months to the point that I don't want to exercise. I am an avid downhill skier and need to be in condition for the upcoming season. Inte
You need a physical: It sounds like you need to have a physical exam with your physician. What has previously been diagnosed may now be angina pectoris, and if you are experiencing chest pain you need an urgent evaluation with your doctor and a referral for a stress test where they can evaluate the safety of your exercise regimen and evaluate and treat any exertional dyspnea. Go for a physical and get a cardiology ref ...Read more
Allergic: Yes, you are apparently allergic to one of the substances found in the yogurt. You may want to consult an allergist. ...Read more
Could be both: First stop smoking! This is an irritant to the airways and can cause a wheeze. An infection can cause inflammation to the airways which could make you wheeze. Take advantage of the wheeze and stop smoking and see your doctor. All that wheezes is not asthma! meaning many things can also cause wheeze. ...Read more
Is it normal to feel a little tight in the chest and wheeze when you cough after jogging if you're out of shape?
No reason to take a chance. ...Read more
My daughter is 11 months old. She has had a bad chest and wheezing for the past 2-3 months. Any ideas what could be wrong?
Wheezy bronchitis: She sounds like she has bronchospasm which could be a transient form of asthma. This is more likely if she has eczema, food intolerances and persistent nasal congestion. There are other conditions which need to be eliminated such as congenital lung problem, foreign body aspiration and pneumonia. ...Read more
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