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What does a wheezing sound actually sound like? What does it mean to have a wheezing sound?

What does a wheezing sound actually sound like? What does it mean to have a wheezing sound?

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 more

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Dr. Duane Gels
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Wheezing (Definition)

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


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I only wheeze at night. Always wake up to hear myself wheezing that sounds like whistling ?

Well : Could be a several things asthma some people just wizard night. You can if wheezing at night due to congestive heart failure also. For specific diagnosis and treatment see a primary care physician ...Read more

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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

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Is wheezing after giving formula normal i give her formula everyday and after I am done feeding her she has this wheezing sound

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

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What could cause a wheezing/whistling sound when I breathe?

What could cause a wheezing/whistling sound when I breathe?

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

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I have cough and wheezing sound and green sputum too what could it to be?

I have cough and wheezing sound and green sputum too what could it to be?

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 more

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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

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I get a dry cough and slight wheeze every winter after a head cold that lasts for about 6 weeks.ok in the summer!what could cause it? Thanks!

I get a dry cough and slight wheeze every winter after a head cold that lasts for about 6 weeks.ok in the summer!what could cause it? Thanks!

Possibly allergic: Sounds like a seasonal allergic response, or senstivity to an inhaled substance however given your age, it's best to get it checked out. Dry cough and wheeze can also be related to asthma, and reflux. ...Read more

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Wheezing or lung sounds with rabies?

Wheezing or lung sounds with rabies?

Be seen: If there is a concern about rabies, then be seen.....Now. ...Read more