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How fast should a newborn breath, my daughter seems to be breathing fast esp when sleeping and pulling to breath born w fluid in lungs (resolved) she's 1week?

How fast should a newborn breath, my daughter seems to be breathing fast esp when sleeping and pulling to breath born w fluid in lungs (resolved) she's 1week?

Periodic breathing: Newborns breath fast...Around 40-50 x a minute. They also have a cycle of breathing called periodic breathing where they breathe very fast then slow it down and can have an interval of up to 10-15 seconds of "holding their breath" then it starts over. As long as she is pink and eating well and in no distress she is fine. If worried at all see your pediatrician..Reassurance is very helpful. ...Read more

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Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more


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Breathing fast and hyperventilating when sleeping seems like after taking Lorazepam Cause? PCOS HTN Provera (medroxyprogesterone) Zestoretic Ativan Sertraline

Breathing fast and hyperventilating when sleeping seems like after taking Lorazepam Cause? PCOS HTN Provera (medroxyprogesterone) Zestoretic Ativan Sertraline

Complex: Hyperventilation at night can be related to stress, congestive heart failure, drugs taken at bed time, other. So, wide range of possibilities. Lorazepam is a sedative. If taken for stress, and hyperventilation occurs with dreams then anxiety might be the relationship. A formal sleep study could provide diagnosis by seeing timing, heart pattern, and associated details. ...Read more

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9 month baby breathing fast, coughing between breaths started antibiotics today chest wheezy unable sleep properly what signs look for hospital?

9 month baby breathing fast, coughing between breaths started antibiotics today chest wheezy unable sleep properly what signs look for hospital?

Those: I hope you're reading this the next morning after you went to the er because those are the symptoms that i would take my kids to the er for. ...Read more

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7 month baby breathing fast, fast heart rate. Temps in 38+ still breast feeding ok, but off food?

7 month baby breathing fast, fast heart rate. Temps in 38+ still breast feeding ok, but off food?

See below: This could be nothing more than gas, or another GI upset, but the safest thing is to get in contact with your pediatrician or an urgent care center. Children really can't let us know if there is a problem going on so often we have to be over protective. Good luck. ...Read more

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My newborn is breathing fast, what's wrong?

My newborn is breathing fast, what's wrong?

ER: If you think your child is in respiratory distress see pediatrician or go to emergency room immediately. ...Read more

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My girlfriend face is turning red and she is coughing she is breathing fast and hard. What did doctors do?

My girlfriend face is turning red and she is coughing she is breathing fast and hard. What did doctors do?

Seek attention : I would be concern about some type of obstruction, either mechanical or functional like brochospadm. I would suggest getting a pulmonary function test and seeing ENT or pulmonary. A scope of her upper respiratory tract might be indicated. ...Read more

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What do feelings have to do with breathing fast?

What do feelings have to do with breathing fast?

Possible panicattack: It is not typical that someone can consciously intentionally hyperventilate for an extended period of time as physiology changes will occur to make it uncomfortable to continue. If involuntary usually due to anxiety or panic disorder or some underlying respiratory or metabolic condition. ...Read more

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Why is my bf breathing fast and acting weird?

Why is my bf breathing fast and acting weird?

Drugs?: Has he been suing any street drugs? If not, he may be ill and need medical attention. ...Read more

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Why is my kid breathing fast and acting weird?

Why is my kid breathing fast and acting weird?

Many things: Without more information it would be very difficult to even make a guess as to what is going on. If this child is having any other symptoms or actually having difficulty breathing i would recommend that he be seen by a family doctor or pediatrician asap. ...Read more

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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more