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Shortness of Breath in Adults

Another symptom that adds a clue to why you may be short of breath is wheezing. The bronchial tubes may be inflamed causing them to narrow and produce excess mucous. Air may not move easily inside the bronchial tubes and you may hear wheezing.

Do you have wheezing?

Yes, I hear myself wheeze.

No, I don't hear any wheezing.

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