Doctors for Wheezing in Anand Nagar, Hubli-Dharwad
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Wheezing again is not a problem but rather a symptom of some serious health problem. Wheezing is a sound that comes from the chest area when a patient has some kind of congestion or respiratory infection. In addition to the sound of wheezing one would also experience lot of cough, cold, weakness and fatigue followed with breathing trouble.
HOW IS WHEEZING DIAGNOSED?
To determine the cause of wheezing, the doctor will ask questions about symptoms and what triggers them. For example, history of lung disease and you always wheeze after eating a certain food or at a certain time of year, the doctor may suspect a food or respiratory allergy. The doctor will listen to the lungs with a stethoscope to hear where the wheezing is and how much wheezing one has. The doctor may perform a breathing test (spirometry) and may also order a chest X-ray. Other blood tests and procedures may be necessary.
HOW IS WHEEZING TREATED?
Treatment of Wheezing depends on the underlying cause. Severe Wheezing is treated through intravenous medication and supplemental oxygen. Airway inflammation causing Wheezing must be treated first. Mucus in the airways also needs to be removed. Bronchodilators are used to treat Wheezing
DID YOU KNOW?
Hospitalization may be needed in case of severe wheezing