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Wheeze (noise on breathing out) and Chest tightness

This page contains some of the conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms, although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Conditions

Asthma

Asthma is a common lung condition that causes occasional breathing difficulties.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Wheeze (noise on breathing out)
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest tightness

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Asthma.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Asthma Attack

Asthma is a common lung condition that causes occasional breathing difficulties.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Wheeze (noise on breathing out)
  • Fast or shallow breathing
  • Chest tightness
  • Unable to talk in full sentences
  • Shortness of breath at rest

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Asthma Attack.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Important: If you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.