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Symptoms of disease - Wheezing in the chest

Wheezing arise with the inflammation of the trachea, bronchi or in the cavity, they are divided into dry and wet.

Dry rales. Distinguish whistling the treble (high) and bass (low, more music). The first are more often the narrowing of the bronchi, especially small ones; the latter are formed from the thick sputum, especially in large bronchi, giving resonance. Dry wheezing call them, because in their education liquid does not play a big role. They are of inconstancy and changeability that occur in laryngitis, pharyngitis, bronchitis, asthma.

Wet rhonchuses are formed by the accumulation in the gap bronchi liquid secret (sputum, swollen fluid, blood) and the passage of air through the secret, they are heard in the phase of inhalation and exhalation and depending on the clearance bronchi divide into small-, medium- and large bubbling, the latter can listen to over cavities.

Moist rales can be loud or euphonious and sonorous, non-euphonious. Sonorous wet rhonchuses are heard, when the bronchi surrounding dense pulmonary tissue and may indicate an inflammation of the lungs. Sonorous moist rales often are heard in the lower parts of the chest to stagnation.

A characteristic feature of wheezing is their variability after cough (they rise or disappear).

Should be distinguished from wheezing crepitus, which is formed by unsticking terminal divisions of the bronchial tubes. Locally defined by a crackling sound when testifies to pneumonic the hearth.

When lobar pneumonia distinguish primary crepitus in the stage of the tide in the first 1-3 days of illness and end - wheezing, appearing in stage resolution of pneumonia, resolution of the exudate - to 10-th day of illness.

Rubbing noise of the pleura occurs when the friction of visceral and parietal sheets of the pleura and heard only in pathological states:
- when an inflammation of the pleura, when it is covered with fibrin or on it are formed centers of infiltration, which leads to an uneven surface, the unevenness of the pleural surface;
- in education as a result of inflammation of the soft adhesions of the pleura;
- when the lesion is a tumor of the pleura, tuberculosis of the pleura.



Which diseases there is Wheezing in the chest

  • Laryngitis
  • Pharyngitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Pulmonary insufficiency
  • Heart failure
  • Pulmonary emphysema
  • Pneumonia
  • Lung tuberculosis
  • Lung cancer
  • Bronchial asthma
  • Rubbing noise of the pleura occurs when the friction of visceral and parietal sheets of the pleura and heard only in pathological states:
  • When an inflammation of the pleura, when it is covered with fibrin or on it are formed centers of infiltration, which leads to an uneven surface, the unevenness of the pleural surface;
  • In education as a result of inflammation of the soft adhesions of the pleura;
  • When the lesion is a tumor of the pleura, tuberculosis of the pleura.


Which doctor should I contact if there is a Wheezing in the chest

  • Phthisiologists
  • Pulmonologist
  • Therapist
  • Allergist
  • Immunologist
  • Oncologist
  • Cardiologist


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