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wheeze

 [hwēz]
a continuous sound consisting of a whistling noise with a higher pitch than that of a rhonchus. See also wheezing.

wheeze

(wēz),
1. To breathe noisily and with difficulty.
2. A whistling, squeaking, musical, or puffing sound made on exhalation by air passing through the fauces, glottis, or narrowed tracheobronchial airways.
[A.S. hwēsan]

wheeze

(wēz, hwēz)
v. wheezed, wheezing, wheezes
v.intr.
1. To breathe with difficulty, producing a hoarse whistling sound.
2. To make a sound resembling laborious breathing.
v.tr.
To produce or utter with a hoarse whistling sound: The old locomotive wheezed steam.
n.
1. A wheezing sound.
2. Informal An old joke.
3. Chiefly British A clever scheme.

wheez′er n.
wheez′ing·ly adv.

wheeze

Sibilant rhonchus Pulmonary medicine A type of continuous–> 250 msec, high-pitched, hissing lung sound, with a frequency of ≥ 400 Hz. See End-expiratory wheeze, Expiratory wheeze. Cf Rhonchus.

wheeze

(wēz)
1. To breathe with difficulty and noisily.
2. A whistling, squeaking, musical, or puffing sound made by air passing through the fauces, glottis, or narrowed tracheobronchial airways in difficult breathing.
[A.S. hwēsan]

Wheeze

A whistling sound made by the flow of high-velocity air through narrowed airways. Wheezing is a symptom of several respiratory diseases including byssinosis and asthma.
Mentioned in: Byssinosis

wheeze

(wēz)
1. To breathe noisily and with difficulty.
2. A whistling, squeaking, musical, or puffing sound made on exhalation by air passing through fauces, glottis, or narrowed tracheobronchial airways.
[A.S. hwēsan]

Patient discussion about wheeze

Q. Differentiate Wheezing & Asthma My sister who is 29 years old is suffering from wheezing for the past 7 years. Its not a genetic problem. Some times she uses inhaler for temporary recovery. She tried English medicine, homeo and other treatments. Is it an Asthma? I find very difficult in seeing her struggle when she find hard to breathe. Please help to make her free out of this struggle.

A. i see what scares you...it's frustrating to see your loved ones suffer and you cannot help. if she is has an inhaler- that mean she has been to the Dr. and he prescribed her some kind of medicine. without giving a diagnose first...?

Q. Help her to breathe. My sixteen year old cousin (girl) who is wondering if she is suffering from asthma, anxiety or both. She is thin, healthy girl and have been very worried She have asthma and have been thinking about it constantly. When she exercise, she get more out of breath, more worn out, and her heart beats faster than other people. Sometimes her chest hurts, but people tell me that is from my chest muscles being worked. She get a little dizzy also. When she go to bed at night sometimes it seems hard to breathe. She can take a deep breath and everything but it seems hard or something. I know there isn't anything wrong with my heart because she had an EKG done recently and chest x-rays. That was fine. When it is hot humid and muggy outside she find it hard to breath. Do you think she have asthma. She don't have any coughing or any known wheezing. Could thinking about every breath she take seem like she have asthma? She really want to know and me too, what is going on! Please help her to breathe!!!!

A. PS--alcohol and cigarettes can cause this problem to(drugs)mrfoot56.

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