Wheezing Sound Page
On this page we provide a description of the wheezing sound. High-pitched wheezing sounds are compared to a lower pitch wheezing sound using patient recordings and text. Links to lessons that cover several wheezing sound types are also provided in our training lessons.
Wheezing Sound Introduction
A wheezing sound with a musical quality. They can be low or high-pitched. High-pitched wheezes have a whistling or squeezing sound. Lower pitched wheezes, sometimes called rhonchi, have a snoring our gurgling quality. Wheezes can occur during inspiration or expiration. A wheezing cough is another form of a wheezing sound.