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A 16-year-old female asked:

I'm yawning every 5 seconds for the need of a deep breath. sometimes i can't. it's really bothering me. what should i do? should i be concerned?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Kenneth Horlander
Pulmonology 51 years experience
Yawning: By the time you have read this your yawning problem is probably gone. Make sure you are getting plenty of sleep every night - at least 8 hours. If you are able to take a deep breath then your lungs are likely fine. If the problem does persist then see your doctor.

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