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Wheezing In Chest When Lying Down
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
Wheezing at night when laying down but no cough? Dr said it was asthma but I'm not sure? My chest gets tight as well sometimes
It happens: Asthma is a variable condition most known for reversible restriction to airflow in the tiny airways. This is represented best by wheezing or "tightness". Cough is a less specific feature and may or may not be present on any specific occasion. Try to learn as much as you can about asthma and how it may be affecting you. It is a very significant illness & true asthma is a lifelong problem. ...Read more
Bad cough and producing yellow sputum. Notice wheezing from my chest when I laugh or lie down. Cough worse when laying down. What should I take?
I'm 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?
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
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 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
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 have chest pain at bottom of lungs hurts really bad when iay down very hard to breath wheezing low grade fever (99.2) headaches since december?
Pneumonia?: You need to be examined by the doctor. ...Read more
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
Feeling breathless with tight chest. Also coughing up yellow mucous. I wheeze when I lay down and can feel rattling in my throat and chest. What is it?
I'm coming down with a strong cold & have asthma too. Trouble breathing and wheezing. What OTC can I take if im breast feeding my 11mo old?
Anything OTC mostly: There are a few flags here. Mainly, if you really are having trouble breathing and wheezing, that needs to get looked at asap. However, most asthma medications and otc decongestants are fine to take while breastfeeding, unless you are taking them above the recommended amount. If you have any questions about other remedies or herbal remedies, ask the pharmacist. ...Read more
I am experiencing cough (worsened by: lying flat, worse at night) (quality: no phlegm or mucus), wheezing (worsened by: breathing in cold air, lying flat, smoking, worse at night), chest pain or discomfort (worsened by: after sudden movements, afte?
Asthma: You appear to be suffering from asthma and perhaps acid reflux as well (worse when lying down). Recommend that you consult an allergist since there is suggestion that you may have a sinus infection as well. Do not delay. If you can't get to see an allergist within the next 24 hrs, go to the ER. ...Read more
I am experiencing wheezing worse by lying flat occurs with skin flushing turning red and hot cough with phelgm hard to breath runny nose chest tight?
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.?
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
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
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