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Break Between Breaths
Sex practices: Auto erotic asphyxiation usually entails some external, mechanical means of preventing breathing. Very dangerous. Cross leg orgasm by holding breath can cause similar sensation (less oxygen to brain leading to euphoria sensation) combined with orgasm can certainly heighten the sensation. Much safer also as you can always breath when you want. It you pass out, ok...you will breath again. ...Read more
How can you tell the difference between Asthma and Mitral Repair Annuloplasty Ring 2 yrs on causing wheezing on exhaling Air at night when lying down?
Sever muscle knots and forward head posture are preventing my rib cage from relaxing and allowing me to breathe deeply. How do I open up the rib cage?
+++pain @ 2nd rib 3cm from sternum when lifting arm . Cant turn steering wheel-driving. Can you break a rib in your sleep? 2nd day of pain
Costochondritis: Very few common causes of pain in this area starting at rest. Most likely is inflammation of the cartilage that attaches ribs to sternum, costocondritis or tietze's syndrome. Can last days or months. Usually resolves with no treatment. Anti-inflammatory meds may help but take with caution or with your physician's approval. ...Read more
Difference between cross leg orgasm by holding breadth and auto erotic asphyxiation and which one is dangerous..... Plssss help?
Yes to both. I think: you are terribly anxious about your health, and it is causing your symptoms. You may need help in learning to relax. Have you sought out a psychologist,etc? ...Read more
No difference: Those are basically all synonyms.Get a more detailed answer ›
Along with my acute bronchiectasis, i'm experiencing quick chest spasm only when i breathe in deep breaths. Happens 20x per hour. What is it?
Experiencing ongoing pain/discomfort between the breastbone and back, in the space between. Shifts around. In waves every few seconds for hours. Help?
More information: Although very vague and unclear as described, your symptoms, depending on one's age and associated precipitating and risk factors, sound relatively benign. That you are young really points away from a serious cardiovascular cause, perhaps more to a gastrointestinal or musculoskeletal cause. If bothersome and persistent, would recommend talking to your doctor for further and more complete tests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nail clubbing: Causes of clubbing:- congenital injuries severe chronic cyanosis, lung diseases like empyema, bronchiactesis, carcinoma of bronchus and pulmonary tuberculosis.Abdominal diseases like crohn’s disease, polyposis of colon, ulcerative colitis, liver cirrhosis ect…heart diseases like fallot’s tetralogy, subacute bacterial endocarditis and ect.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Constricted breathing from musculoskeletal tension. When breathing deeply through my diaphragm it feels like my rib cage won't expand fully.
Muscles: In the best case scenario, it is likely a muscle strain to the ribs. In rare instances, decreased diaphragm excursion may be associated with a rheumatologic condition called ankylosing spondylitis. If you have increase musculoskeletal issues, consider eval by a physician as discuss possible lab tests for ankylosing spondylitis. ...Read more
Pain that starts at base of ribs, starting to spead across intermittent, ranges from spasm to stabbing, occurring for 13 hours, no shortness of breath?
Atypical chest pain: You should have it checked out since it has persisted for 13 hours. Go to an urgent care or ER today. Could be reflux or gallbladder disease, spasm from constipation, less likely in your case ( female young) cardiac. If you have Maalox/Milk of Magnesia at home you could take 1 tablespoon but you still should go to the ER/ urgent care today. ...Read more
Discomfort in mid back, just below shoulder blades. Find it harder to take deep breaths & deep breaths cause discomfort in mid to left side of chest?
Neuralgia: Pain radiating from under the shoulder blade around to under the breast may be due to compression(pinch) of a thoracic nerve as it travels along the under side of the rib. Sleeping in an awkward position is one cause. The pain can be severe. It is usually a temporary problem but can last for several weeks. If OTC NSAIDS don't help gabapentin can be very effective. ...Read more
Is there a such as a respiratory doctor ? comes down my breathing I'm scared of..shallow breathing and different breathing patterns. Sometimes one breathe is 15 sec long inhale shallowI can't feel that heart pounding feeling when I run or workout.
See an internist: abnormal breathing is a symptom which can come from many different problems besides your lungs- from nervous system, to blood, to cardiovascular systems, etc an internist is a doctor who is trained to think of all those possibilities and to narrow the possibilities through reasoning and examination, so that you don't miss obvious causes or go on a wild goose chase. see an internal medicine doctor ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
suddn SOB,have 2 keep taking deep breath2 breath normal n coughing Measured Sp02 keeps dropping to 94% fluctuating up n down. is it asthma ?
Maybe: let a doctor do pulmonary function studies ...Read more
When a person falls, sticks out her hand and breaks her wrist, which bone (or bones) actually break?
Distal radius: You typically break the end of your radius (the bone between your elbow and your thumb) in one of two patterns called colle's and smith's fractures. These depend on whether you fall forward or backward. This is the most common fracture of the upper extremity. The picture shows the classic "dinner fork deformity" typical of colle's fracture. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Crushed idx finger between car & car door.Felt dizzy as pain set in, is it normal to feel chest discomfort/difficult breathing also during the ordeal?
Yes: This is quite normal! That is a very painful injury. ...Read more
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