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11/13/2017 Offices closing on Friday 11/24

All offices will be closed on Friday, 11/24/2017, the day after Thanksgiving. All offices will open for normal hours on Monday, 11/27/2017.


11/13/2017 Bel Air office closing early 11/22/2017

The Bel Air Office will be open from 8-4 on Wednesday, 11/22/2017 and will remain closed until the following Monday, 11/27/2017.


11/13/2017 Greenbelt Office Closed 11/22/2017

The Greenbelt office will be closed on Wednesday, 11/22/2017 and will reopen for normal hours on Monday, 11/27/2018.


11/13/2017 DC office Closing early 11/22/2017

Our DC/Foggy Bottom office will be closing at 2pm on 11/22/2017. We will reopen for normal business hours on Monday, 11/27/2017.


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What is Wheezing?

Wheezing is a high-pitched whistling sound that a person makes when breathing. It can be a symptom of breathing problems and/or respiratory illness. Wheezing can be linked to asthma, bronchitis, COPD, hay fever and bronchospasm.

Common Causes of Wheezing

Wheezing is caused by constricted, blocked or narrowed airways in the lungs. Recurrent wheezing is most often caused by asthma. Below are some other common causes of wheezing.

  • asthma
  • anaphalaxis
  • bronchitis
  • inhaled foreign object
  • COPD
  • lung tumor/cancer
  • sleep apnea
  • pneumonia
  • smoking
  • RSV
  • Common Symptoms of Wheezing

  • musical whistling sounds when breathing
  • tightening in the chest
  • high-pitched sound when exhaling
  • Diagnosis and Treatment

    An allergist or healthcare provider can diagnose wheezing with a physical examination and a review of your medical history.The doctor may suggest lung function testing, spirometry and other diagnostic testing such as a chest x-ray.

    Treatment of wheezing depends on the cause and symptoms being experienced.

    If you would like to schedule an appointment for the diagnosis and treatment of wheezing or have any questions about allergy skin testing, call 1-800-778-9923 or visit the Allergy & Asthma Center location near you.

     
     

     

     






















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