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Dr. Veena Govila
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Asphyxia: Depends how soon the airway and resuscitation starts or proper aeration.
Dr. Milton Mintz
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That depends on: Cause of asphyxiation? - need more data.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Majzun
14 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
"aspiration?": I'm guessing that you probably meant aspiration (not asphyxiation) pneumonia . Asphyxiation essentially means suffocation. Aspiration is when food o ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: brain damage and seizure can occur.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Saberi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Asphyxiation: Is more dangerous. Holding breath is safer as you can release that faster usually, unless u lose consciousness. I understand why you would do this, bu ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
17 years experience Family Medicine
Different.: Auto erotic asphyxiation uses methods other than holding breath, like bags, self strangulation, chemicals etc. this is life-threatening and very dang ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Would vary: From almost immediately to never. Depends on degree and duration of damage to the brain from lack of oxygen.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Absolutely: Any activity that deprives the brain of oxygen can cause severe, irreversible brain damage.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Can't: Petechiae are tiny bruises, so will take many days to resolve.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Pardini
Specializes in Endocrinology
Pituitary : If your pituitary deficiencies were the result of something that happend during birth i think it would be unlike you would develop more deficiencies a ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Depends!: Medications are neither inherently good nor bad. It's the (intent of) use that can make something "bad". Improper use, improper dose, improper frequen ... Read More
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