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Respiratory disorders that cause whistling sound when a person breathes is called wheezing. Some of the conditions that can cause wheezing are allergies, asthma, bronchitis, COPD, emphysema, and pneumonia.

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I am experiencing wheezing while breathing out and coughing during the night. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am experiencing wheezing while breathing out and coughing during the night. Please help. Thank you.   Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. If you are experiencing wheezing and coughing primarily at night, you may be dealing with a condition called nocturnal asthma or allergies. Nocturnal asthma refers to asthma symptoms that worsen during the nighttime hours. Asthma is a c...  Read Full »

How to control episodes of asthma while pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I am currently 13 weeks and 6 days pregnant. I have wheezing and coughing for over four weeks long. I was diagnosed as asthmatic, and inhalers do not work. The prescribed medications like Ventoline, Qvar, and Proair none work. I had no sleep for two days. Over-the-counter medicines do ...  Read Full »

Dr. Amol Kumar Wasudeorao Diwan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thanks for writing your query to me. As you said, you have been diagnosed with asthma well before, and at the same time, you are pregnant. Asthma is a chronic disease affecting the airways, and proper inhaler medicines are a must for optimal control. As per my...  Read Full »

I am in my 16th week of pregnancy and currently experiencing wheezing, severe coughing, and back pain. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am in my 16th week of pregnancy. I am currently facing a combination of symptoms that include wheezing, severe coughing, and back pain. I have also been experiencing urine leakage when coughing. Please help. Thank you.   Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Wheezing, severe coughing, and back pain can be caused by various factors, including respiratory infections, allergies, or even the changing hormonal conditions during pregnancy. During pregnancy, hormonal changes can...  Read Full »

I have wheezing after COVID-19 infection. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 26 years old. I acquired a COVID-19 infection six months ago, and since then, I have developed many sinus problems. I had a lot of mucus. I took medications, and it was fine. Now, I have developed wheezing in my throat whenever I breathe, or it gets cold. My throat starts to wheez...  Read Full »

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. According to your history and description, there is the possibility of asthma. So I suggest CBC (complete blood count), IgE level, chest X-ray, and PFT (pulmonary function test) for the diagnosis of asthma. In addition, you may need inha...  Read Full »

My 3-year-old baby suffers from congestion. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,My baby is 3 years and 4 months old weighing 11.3 kg and height is 96.2 cm. She had a mild cough two weeks ago, and now it looks like nasal congestion. The next day she had a wheezing sound, and the doctor prescribed Salbutamol and Prednisolone syrup. After three days, the wheezing and cou...  Read Full »

Dr. Prakash Chandra Girdhar Lal Nagar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. As per the information provided, it seems your daughter has recurrent wheezing, and that is why she has been prescribed Prednisolone. As mentioned, she is no more wheezing, and there is no cough. Since she has b...  Read Full »

My son got intracardiac repair surgery, and the left ventricle was damaged post-surgery. Will he experience any problems in the future?

Query: Hi doctor,My son was born with congenital heart disease, pulmonary atresia with tetralogy of fallot, and VSD. He had undergone a BT shunt surgery when he was three months old. He had ICR surgery at his ninth age. Surgery was successful, but after four days post-surgery, his health worsened, and with...  Read Full »

Dr. Isaac Gana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. I am sorry to hear of your child's health issues, and I understand how you feel as a parent. In my experience, most children with similar health conditions live everyday life with an average life expectancy once the corrective surgery is perf...  Read Full »

I have GERD and hear a wheezing noise when I exhale very hard. Can an esophagus inflammation cause this?

Query: Hello doctor, I had bloating, and I was recently diagnosed with GERD. Currently, I am taking Prilosec once a day. Most of the acidity is gone now. However, I hear a small wheezing noise when I exhale very hard. This is only heard if I force the noise to come. Breathing has been fine. Can an esophagu...  Read Full »

Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Thanks for your consultation with I am reviewing your case history in detail and will get back to you in five minutes. Regards.  Read Full »

How to get relief from cough present with wheezing?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is 78 years old now. Before 12 days back, she had a cough and high fever. She had a wheezing problem along with a cough. She was given Azithromycin and Cratex expectorant. Her temperature got subsided after five days. But the coughing problem has not stopped. Her X-Ray finding s...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hi, Welcome to She has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Her lymphocytes are elevated. She seems to have viral bronchitis. Her total WBC count is decreased. It can occur due to bone marrow suppression by a viral infection. For wheezing, she can take Ipratropium bromide inhalation...  Read Full »

My 1-year-old baby is having constant cold and wheezing inspite of taking drugs. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My son is 1-year-old and has constant cold. I have consulted my pediatrician also. He has been suffering from cold, and wheezing for the past one month. If I use Augmentin Duo, he is getting fever, wheezing and severe cough. So I use Azithral 200, Levolin, and the condition is somewhat...  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your child may be suffering from what is known as hyper-reactive airway disease. Please get the child evaluated physically with chest X-ray and basic blood tests like CBC (complete blood count) and CRP (C-reactive protein) at least. Based on the reports, if it does ...  Read Full »

Why is there frequent wheezing without any allergy in a baby?

Query: Hello doctor, My son is 5 years old. He has had a wheezing problem for two years. Recently, a pediatric pulmonologist diagnosed his condition as reactive airway disease. Currently, my son is taking Foracort 200, one puff in the morning and one puff at night. My husband and his brother both had a whe...  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. Yes, your son may have inherited it from his father. Considering that the wheezing may have been inherited from the father, it should follow the same course and should go away by the age of eight. Even if it has...  Read Full »

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