Top
10
Doctor insights on: Wheezing In Chest When Lying Down

Share
1

1
My boyfriend was laying down w/ my head on his chest and I could hear wheezing. What does it mean?

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

Dr. Duane Gels
689 doctors shared insights

Wheezing (Definition)

Wheezing is a high-pitched whistling sound during breathing. It occurs when air flows through ...Read more


2

2
Im having wheezing, chest pain, itchiness all over my body. Its easier to breath while laying down. I feel like somethings bubbling in my lower throat?

Im having wheezing, chest pain, itchiness all over my body. Its easier to breath while laying down. I feel like somethings bubbling in my lower throat?

Hypersenstivity: It sounds like you are having a hypersensitivity or "allergic reaction". You should be evaluated by a physician right now - bubbling in your throat could be a signal your airway is swelling and at risk for closure. ...Read more

3

3
My chest hurts when i lie down and im suddenly wheezing and coughing up water-like liquid and experiencing painful coughing.

My chest hurts when i lie down and im suddenly wheezing and coughing up water-like liquid and experiencing painful coughing.

Chest pain w/wheezin: Go to ER as soon as possible. You do not mention age or other history but may have some excess water in lungs and some heart issues that need a water pill or medicine to resolve it. Could also be reflux with asthma but that needs evaluation as well , GO to ER immediately. ...Read more

5

5
I have had a chokey productive cough for months. No pain in chest, no fever, worse when i lay down. Doesn't seem to be drainage. No wheezing.

Could be allergy: Although this could be reflux--allergy is another cause--you may try an over the counter allergy med in the evening and see if this resolves. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
I am getting over a pretty bad cold that went down into my chest. My cough mostly better but I still have a wheeze upon expiration, and runny nose.

I am getting over a pretty bad cold that went down into my chest. My cough mostly better but I still have a wheeze upon expiration, and runny nose.

Wheezing: Wheezing sounds on breathing can sometimes be a sign of asthma, which would need to be treated with special inhalers. You should see your primary care doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more

7

7
Irritating dry cough for 7weeks after cold, tickly feeling in throat, wheezing,no blood or phlegm, worse when lay down.Dr said chest clear, is it bad?

Irritating dry cough for 7weeks after cold, tickly feeling in throat, wheezing,no blood or phlegm, worse when lay down.Dr said chest clear, is it bad?

Post viral symptoms : It is common to get post viral symptoms such as you described for up to 12 weeks after s viral infection. If your chest is clear and you are not producing phlegm then it is unlikely there is significant illness. Try some steam inhalation before bedtime or taking an antihistamine. It may help alleviate the symptoms ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
When chest wheezes what does this show?

When chest wheezes what does this show?

Narrow airway: All wheezing means is that one's airway is narrowed - think about a hose that one steps on when the water if flowing. One's physician should be able to understand why wheezing-, the narrowed airway, is occurring. Some reasons can be relatively benign others may be much more serious. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer