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What Does Wheezing Sound Like
Whistling: Wheezing in your lungs is just like whisling with your lips. A lot of air is being forced quickly through a narrow opening, and the result is a whistling sound. And just like whistling, the pitch and volume can vary somewhat, sometimes pretty low and sometimes high. In adults, wheezing is usually asthma. In kids, wheezing can be asthma, but it can be a lot of other things too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is wheezing after giving formula normal i give her formula everyday and after I am done feeding her she has this wheezing sound
Wheezing : Wheezing after feeding is not necessarily normal. You should call your child's doctor to discuss. They may want you to bring her in and feed her in the office so that they can examine her while she is making the noise. If you think that she is having difficulty breathing, turning blue, or going limp, you need to call your doctor immediately or take her to the emergency room. ...Read more
From last 6 months I am experiencing sudden cough with wheezing sound everyday which lasts for 20 minutes and go away. What can it be?
Sinus drip?: Good evening, sanderaika sudden cough with a wheezing is likely due to a sinus drip triggering a reactivity of the airway. When anything, including the discharge from the sinuses enters the airway, the tubes try to shrink in order to keep the secretions from entering, which cause wheezing, and a sudden cough expels the drip that already found its way in. Taking care of the sinus drip will be good. ...Read more
I just notice than when I twist my body a sound like "wheezing" or "hissing" comes deep from my body, specially with the moth open. I guess is from the lungs. Is that normal??
Exam needed: An examination is needed to determine where the sound is coming from. Sounds come from turbulent movement of fluid or air. Movement of air in the gut or expelling of air trapped in the lungs from asthma or COPD (smoking is the common cause of COPD) can cause all sorts of sounds. Gut noise without pain/symptoms typically is not a sign of problems. Wheezing from lungs is not normal, and needs exam. ...Read more
Worth a visit: First, figure out if from upper or lower airways. Upper airways: snoring/obstructive sleep apnea, stridor, septal deviation/perforation, polyp,VCD/laryngospasm, croupy cough, hoarse from larynx issues. Lower: asthma, COPD, heart failure, GERD, foreign body, pneumothorax, pleuritis, pneumonia, to name a few. Go to ER/UC EKG, Echo, CXR, PFT, pulse ox, exam, rhinoscopy. Checked out. ...Read more
Yes: The diagnosis of bronchitis is made by a physician, from a thorough history and physical. It is generally a self-limiting inflammation of the airways in the lung due to an upper respiratory infection. In general, it includes a cough that last at least 5 days and is associated with sputum production. Wheezing may also be a symptoms. Pneumonia can develop from bronchitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a person catch something from a cat i know this sounds silly, i've had a cat for about six months. He was a found cat. He seems very happy and laid back but seems to have a constant wheeze when he breathes. He's big, maybe even a little overweight. I
Yes: Toxoplasmosis is transmitted from cats. Also cat scratch fever. Cats catch and kill mice/carry them in their mouth. Mice carry leptospirosis. You can get rabies from a cat. There are probably other diseases too - that said, i love cats and keep them around. We all have to die sometime. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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