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Wheeze: Introduction

Wheeze: continuous, coarse, whistling sound produced in the respiratory airways durin breathing. See detailed information below for a list of 68 causes of Wheeze, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Wheeze:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Wheeze. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Wheeze

Home Diagnostic Testing and Wheeze

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Wheeze: Symptom Checker

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Wheeze Treatments

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Wheeze: Animations

Wheeze: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Wheeze may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Wheeze

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Wheeze: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Wheeze

Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis, when the condition is really a harmless complication more »

Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis"), this protection wears off after about 15 years. Thus, any teen or adult with a more »

Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail more »

Wheeze: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Wheeze

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Wheeze: Related Rare Diseases

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Wheeze: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Wheeze listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Wheeze as a symptom include:

Definitions of Wheeze:

Spasmodic contraction of the smooth muscle of the bronchi.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Wheeze

The list below shows some of the causes of Wheeze mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Wheeze?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Wheeze. Of the 68 causes of Wheeze that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 66 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Wheeze:

The following list of conditions have 'Wheeze' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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What are the alternative names for Wheeze:

Bronchospasm, Bronchial spasm, Bronchoconstriction
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Classifications of Wheeze:

Medical Conditions associated with Wheeze:

Breath sound symptoms (759 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Lung sound symptoms (743 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

Symptoms related to Wheeze:

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Bronchial asthma, Airway obstruction (40 causes), Airway tumor, Pulmonary fibrosis, Pulmonary oedema (52 causes), Extrinsic allergic alveolitis

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