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Neg methacholine & stress test but get winded,wheeze with exertion,URI or humidity. diangosis UCTD -symptoms Lupus &Sjogrens. Could UCTD cause windedness?

Neg methacholine & stress test but get winded,wheeze with exertion,URI or humidity. diangosis UCTD -symptoms Lupus &Sjogrens. Could UCTD cause windedness?

Dyspnea: The differential diagnosis list is long and not excluded by the important tests reported done;keep engaged with your physician,or see a cardiac and/or pulmonary physician to pursue a diagnosis and hopefully treatment plan. ...Read more

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Wheezing (Definition)

Wheezing = sibilant rhonchi = whistling sound ...Read more


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Asthma been on pred 40 mg 5 days & neb peak flw bettr no fever, but now I am coughing up yellow stuff, any exertion still trigger wheezing. Worrisome?

Asthma been on pred 40 mg 5 days & neb peak flw bettr no fever, but now I am coughing up yellow stuff, any exertion still trigger wheezing. Worrisome?

Get help in decision: Decisions about stubborn asthma are difficult for experts to make. Don't expect yourself to do it while you are suffering and worried. Go to an er or urgent care clinic and let the pros try to determine the best strategy. It's what they train for. You'll feel better. ...Read more

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Gradual sob on exertion (x 2 mo). Discomfort in luq/chest c insp wheeze l lat base & increased orthopnea. Afebrile. Infequent dry cough. O2 sat 99% ra?

Gradual sob on exertion (x 2 mo). Discomfort in luq/chest c insp wheeze l lat base & increased orthopnea. Afebrile. Infequent dry cough. O2 sat 99% ra?

Get examined: Anytime you are getting more short of breath and particularly with wheezing you should have a better examination by your doctor. This could simply be asthma but you need further evaluation to rule out other medical concerns. Get well. ...Read more

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Fever, chills. 2 weeks of dry violent coughing fits. Now short of breath esp on exertion or lying down, yellow sputum, wheezing. Can't talk only whisper for 8 days. & sinus infection pain, mild fever. ?

Fever, chills. 2 weeks of dry violent coughing fits. Now short of breath esp on exertion or lying down, yellow sputum, wheezing. Can't talk only whisper for 8 days. & sinus infection pain, mild fever. ?

Go to ER....: Your shortness of breath is a concerning symptom as well as your laryngitis which likely represents upper airway inflammation. You may have pneumonia so you need a chest x-ray as well as a sputum culture to diagnose the bacteria responsible for your infection. You may need supplemental oxygen as well as IV antibiotics so you should go to the nearest er asap. Let us know how you do! good luck! ...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?

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 ?

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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Why am i wheezing when lying down only?

Wheezing: Wheezing is caused by airway constriction or reactivity and creates a high pitched musical sound during expiration and sometimes during inspiration. This noise in one position may indicate an anatomical change in the configuration of the airway. If your nasal passages are congested, post nasal drip may trigger cough when lying down. Please follow up with your physician. ...Read more

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How fast can I make my wheezing go away?

How fast can I make my wheezing go away?

Couple of minutes: Albuterol should start working in seconds and give virtually complete relief in 10 minutes. When it doesn't i expect my patients to promptly contact me. ...Read more

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Why does my wife wheeze after having wine?

Could be...: ...Sensitivity to sulphites in wine, reflux-induced wheezing (alcohol worsens heartburn), or an allergy to a wine component. ...Read more

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What could cause wheezing after waking up?

What could cause wheezing after waking up?

Puzzling: Intermittant wheezing from asthma , the most common reason, can occur anytime. Typically, tho, it happens at night; after midnight. Nocturnal awakenings r common. Usually. better in the morning (theorized cortisol fluctuation). Smokers cough + wheeze worse upon arising. Wheezing from GERD after coffee, OJ, sausage? Worth an AM visit for exam, spirometry w / repeat post neb in office. Allergens? ...Read more

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What does it mean when someone is wheezing?

Wheezing: Wheezing is caused by inflammation and narrowing of the airways of the lungs that causes distruption of airflow when you breath. It also makes oxygen delivery more difficult. It can be caused by infection, asthma, lung/chemical/environmental irritation, etc. ...Read more