About this Symptom Checker
Wheezing is a high-pitched whistling sound made while breathing.
Seek emergency care if your child's wheezing:
See a doctor if your child wheezes during exertion, such as while playing sports. Also make an appointment if your child develops wheezing that is unexplained, keeps coming back (recurrent), or is accompanied by any of the following signs and symptoms:
Find possible causes of wheezing in children based on specific factors. Check one or more factors on this page that apply to your child's symptom.
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