Asthma Questions in Spanish

A child holding a football and using an inhaler.Practice asking about shortness of breath, wheezing, and chest tightness.

SHORTNESS OF BREATH (Dificultad para respirator)

¿Tiene dificultad (problemas) para respirar?
Do you have trouble breathing?

¿Le cuesta respirar?
Is it hard to breathe?

¿Le falta el aire?
Are you short of breath?

¿Tose mucho?
Do you cough a lot?

¿Tiene tos seca?
Do you have a dry cough?

WHEEZING (Sibilancia)

¿Se le escucha un silbido al exhalar / al sacar el aire / al botar el aire?
Do you hear a wheeze when he/she/usted exhales?

¿Le silba el pecho al respirar?
Does your chest wheeze when you breathe?

¿Tiene sibilancia al respirar?
Do you wheeze when you breath?

CHEST TIGHTNESS (Presión en el pecho)

¿Siente el pecho apretado?
Does your chest feel tight?

¿Siente presión en el pecho?
Do you feel pressure in your chest?

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