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What does it mean if I hear a wheeze sound when I breathe? Is something wrong with my lungs?
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Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: From airways
Wheezing is usually due to something narrowing the airways, either from congestion, asthma, bronchitis, or a tumor either compressing the airways or else blocking the opening of the airway.

In brief: From airways
Wheezing is usually due to something narrowing the airways, either from congestion, asthma, bronchitis, or a tumor either compressing the airways or else blocking the opening of the airway.
Dr. Eric Toloza
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
In brief: All that wheezes....
There is a famous saying in medicine that all that wheezes is not asthma.
Although wheezing can be assocated with asthma it can occur in heart conditions, acid reflux, viral infections, etc. I would ask your doctor to listen to your lungs and consider doing pulmonary function tests to evaluate for asthma. A chest radiograph (xray) is usually indicated as well.

In brief: All that wheezes....
There is a famous saying in medicine that all that wheezes is not asthma.
Although wheezing can be assocated with asthma it can occur in heart conditions, acid reflux, viral infections, etc. I would ask your doctor to listen to your lungs and consider doing pulmonary function tests to evaluate for asthma. A chest radiograph (xray) is usually indicated as well.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
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