Breathing Problems 

Breathing issues may present as chest tightness, persistent cough, wheezing, and shallow breathing. Most breathing issues are associated with lung or respiratory conditions. An otolaryngologist manages conditions of upper respiratory that can cause breathing difficulties; a pulmonologist may be referred if a lung condition is suspected.

Common conditions the otolaryngologist treats/manages that can affect breathing including:

At the Ear, Nose, and Throat Center, our otolaryngologists use an endoscopy (small camera) or in-office CT imaging to evaluate airway obstructions. If you are experiencing any of the symptoms described above, please schedule an appointment with us today so we can determine the underlying cause and create a treatment plan. Schedule your appointment at the Ear, Nose, and Throat Center today. Call 847-685-1000

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