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7 possible causes of "High-pitched breath sounds, C..."
Symptoms:
  • Pleuritic chest pain
  • High-pitched breath sounds
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Pain
1. Chronic Bronchitis
Your bronchial tubes are responsible for delivering air to your lungs. When these tubes become inflamed, mucus can build up. The coughing and shortness of breath this causes is known as bronchitis. People often develo...
Symptoms:
  • Pain
  • High-pitched breath sounds
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Loss of appetite
2. Lung Cancer Overview
Learn the types of lung cancer, and read information about lung cancer symptoms, causes and treatments. Continue reading!
Symptoms:
  • Wheezing
  • High-pitched breath sounds
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Eye burning sensation
  • Eye redness
3. Sarcoidosis
Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease where granulomas (clumps of immune cells, usually macrophages) form in various organs. This causes organ inflammation. Doctors believe that sarcoidosis may be caused by an abnorma...
Symptoms:
  • Change in voice
  • High-pitched breath sounds
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Nail problem
4. Small Cell Lung Cancer
Your lungs are two sponge-like, air-filled organs located on either side of your chest. When you inhale, your lungs absorb oxygen and send it to the bloodstream for use by your cells. Carbon dioxide, a waste product o...
Symptoms:
  • Hoarseness
  • High-pitched breath sounds
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Joint pain
5. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Cancer occurs when abnormal cells rapidly multiply and don't stop reproducing. The disease can develop anywhere in the body. Treatment is based on its location. When it originates in the lungs, it is lung cancer. Ther...
Symptoms:
  • Bitter taste in mouth
  • High-pitched breath sounds
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Coughing up blood
6. Getting a Handle on Aspiration Pneumonia
Aspiration pneumonia is an inflammation of your lungs and bronchial tubes. It happens after you inhale foreign matter. It is also known as anaerobic pneumonia. This condition is caused by inhaling materials such a...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Increased appetite
  • High-pitched breath sounds
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Lactose intolerance
7. Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic fibrosis is a recessive genetic disorder that can lead to serious complications or even put your life at risk. It may cause severe problems in the lungs, pancreas, liver, and intestine. It is an inherite...

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