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What is the cause of a whisitling noise with bronchitis?

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Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics
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In brief: Tight airway

In children with bronchitis the whistling may be wheezing or it may be for mucous in the upper airway and the air moving by is making a whistling noise because the airway is tighter.

In brief: Tight airway

In children with bronchitis the whistling may be wheezing or it may be for mucous in the upper airway and the air moving by is making a whistling noise because the airway is tighter.
Dr. Barry Bergman
Dr. Barry Bergman
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Dr. Lisa Roberts
Pediatrics

In brief: Wheezing

Many patients who have bronchitis will experience "wheezing", which is caused by bronchospasm.
Bronchospasms are spasms of the airways that can cause a whistling sound, particularly heard when someone is breathing out. Oftentimes, a medication called "albuterol" is prescribed to alleviate the wheezing caused by the bronchospasms so as to make breathing easier.

In brief: Wheezing

Many patients who have bronchitis will experience "wheezing", which is caused by bronchospasm.
Bronchospasms are spasms of the airways that can cause a whistling sound, particularly heard when someone is breathing out. Oftentimes, a medication called "albuterol" is prescribed to alleviate the wheezing caused by the bronchospasms so as to make breathing easier.
Dr. Lisa Roberts
Dr. Lisa Roberts
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