Definition: Airway Obstructionenparentshttps://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/P-dictionary-enHD-AR2.gifWhen we breathe, air passes through our airways (the tubes that carry air into and out of the lungs) to get to our lungs.Definition: Airway Obstruction10/05/200408/11/201608/11/2016117a7308-a12a-4243-9029-1ddcb5150d8dhttps://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/airway-obstruction.html/<h3>Airway Obstruction</h3> <p>When we breathe, air passes through our airways (the tubes that carry air into and out of the lungs) to get to our lungs. In someone with asthma, the airways are inflamed, which means that they swell and produce lots of thick mucus. The muscles surrounding the airways also tighten, which makes the already clogged airways even narrower. These narrow, swollen, and mucus-filled airways are obstructed - in other words, they don't let air through as easily as healthy airways. Obstructed airways can lead to symptoms such as coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath.</p> Obstrucción de las vías aéreasCuando respiramos, el aire pasa a través de las vías aéreas (los conductos que llevan el aire hacia el interior y el exterior de los pulmones) para llegar a los pulmones.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/es/parents/airway-obstruction-esp.html/b77aff20-476f-43ed-a3c0-ab000e5dc051kh:age-allAgesOrAgeAgnostickh:clinicalDesignation-otolaryngologyEarNoseThroatkh:clinicalDesignation-pulmonologykh:genre-dictionarykh:primaryClinicalDesignation-pulmonologyAsthma Words to Knowhttps://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/asthma-center/words-know/1e3f21a2-c4e3-4dc4-8aa6-850a19c47fff