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21 possible causes of "High-pitched breath sounds, C..."
Symptoms:
  • Pain
  • Stopped breathing
  • High-pitched breath sounds
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Dry cough
1. Asthma Overview
Learn about asthma. Explore the types of asthma and read information about their symptoms, causes and treatments. Continue reading!
Symptoms:
  • Pain
  • Weight loss
  • High-pitched breath sounds
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Pursed-lip breathing
2. Emphysema
Emphysema is a disease of the lungs. It occurs most often in smokers. It also occurs in people who regularly breathe in irritants.
Symptoms:
  • Wheezing
  • Mouth irritation
  • High-pitched breath sounds
  • Cough
  • Sore throat
  • Headache
3. Allergic Rhinitis
Allergic rhinitis, also called hay fever, is the group of uncomfortable symptoms that occur when your body is exposed to a specific allergen. An allergen is a typically harmless substance, such as grass or dust, whic...
Symptoms:
  • Frothy sputum
  • Increase in blood pressure
  • High-pitched breath sounds
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Blood tinged sputum
4. Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary edema is a condition in which the lungs fill with fluid. When this occurs, the body struggles to get enough oxygen. The most common cause of pulmonary edema is congestive heart failure. Heart failure i...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Chest pain under breastbone
  • Chest pain
  • High-pitched breath sounds
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Pain
5. 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:
  • Excessive sweating
  • Tender lymph node
  • High-pitched breath sounds
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Shortness of breath
6. Cold and Flu Overview
Overview Colds (common colds) and the flu (influenza) are contagious infections that affect the respiratory system. Both are airborne illnesses, spread through coughing and sneezing. Colds typically are confined to th...
Symptoms:
  • Hoarseness
  • Pain
  • High-pitched breath sounds
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Loss of appetite
7. Lung Cancer Overview
Learn the types of lung cancer, and read information about lung cancer symptoms, causes and treatments. Continue reading!
Symptoms:
  • Fatigue
  • Blue fingernails
  • High-pitched breath sounds
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Unintentional weight loss
8. Bronchiectasis
Bronchiectasis is a condition where the bronchial tubes of your lungs are permanently damaged and enlarged. These damaged air passages allow bacteria and mucus to build up in your lungs, which result in infections an...
Symptoms:
  • Pursed-lip breathing
  • Gasping for breath
  • High-pitched breath sounds
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Frequent respiratory infections
9. COPD Overview
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the most common lung diseases. Learn about the causes, symptoms & treatments for COPD now. Continue reading!
Symptoms:
  • Numbness
  • Malaise
  • High-pitched breath sounds
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Confusion
10. 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...

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