High pitched breath sounds, Wheezing: 24 Possible Causes
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What causes high pitched breath sounds and wheezing? 24 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

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Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis causes severe damage to the respiratory and digestive systems. Learn about its symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment.

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Swallowed (or Inhaled) Foreign Object

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Anyone can swallow a foreign object. However, infants and toddlers have a natural tendency to put things in their mouths, which puts them at higher risk.

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Burns

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Burns are characterized by severe skin damage that causes the affected cells to die. Most people can recover from burns without serious health consequences.

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24

Goiter

Your thyroid is a gland found in your neck just below your Adam's apple. It secretes hormones that help regulate bodily functions, including metabolism, the process that turns food into energy. It also regulates hear...

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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