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difficulty with the expiratory phase of breathing, often due to obstruction in the larynx or large bronchi, such as are caused by a foreign body.
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Dyspnea associated with obstructive lung diseases such as asthma or chronic bronchitis. Wheezing is often present.
See also: dyspnea
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