Wheezing after quitting smoking?

How long after? If you just quit smoking very recently, the wheezing can come from the resultant increase in sputum production that occurs after the bronchial tree's mucociliary elevator starts up again (long story) and as such may stop after several weeks. However, the fear would be that emphysema has already set in, and this wheeze would be permanent, then.
COPD / emphysema. See a doctor who can do a pft (pulmonary function test) . Possibly your pcp, or an allergist or pulmonary specialist can make an accurate diagnosis based on this testing.

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Would it be considered normal to wheeze after quitting smoking?

No. Wheezing after smoking can be seen in chronic bronchitis and asthma, which can be worsened by tobacco smoking causing inflammation and swelling of the bronchial tubes. Chronic bronchitis involves increased mucus production and bronchial inflammation, and bronchospasm which is not infrequently associated with wheezing. , mainly due to tobacco smoking. Read more...

How long will it take for a wheeze to dissapear after quitting smoking. I have asthma quit 2 months ago and still wheezing. Is this concerning?

Several months. It may take several months for the airway to normalize after stopping smoking . This may be hindered by asthma out of control. Continue your astma therapy including a laba/ics combo plus a saba. If not imptovinf an evaluation with pfts is indicated. Read more...
Yes. you need to be evaluated, you can have asthma as well as bronchitis, quitting smoking is definitely a good start, but you need more, follow up with your doctor. Read more...

For 1wk wake up with slight tightness in chest, wheezing. Goes away after ~30min. Quit smoking 2yrs ago, had same symptoms b4 quitting.?

Mgt. It would be helpful to review your symptoms in more detail. A virtual appointment may be scheduled at healthtap.com/DosanjhMD Code: NCYHPZ Your asthma action plan should be used to guide therapy. Read more...