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Can Hypoglycemia Cause My Newborn To Hold Her Breath
My 8 month old can not breathe through his nose due to congestion, is there anything i can do to make him breathe easier while he sleeps?
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
How do I learn how to breathe again? Stress and anxiety has caused me to overbreathe and cause my secondary muscles to spasm. Mucus in the morning too
My 9 week old baby likes to suck on his hand to self soothe. He will only take paci if i'm holding him to sleep. What can I do to break the habit?
Can crying trigger asthma attacks in asthmatic infants? My 7mo doesn't sleep on her own and I fear CIO methods due to vomiting and wheezing.
Controller med: Your baby does need to be seen by a specialist. Wheezing at this age may be due to a number of conditions. Crying and increased respiratory effort may be the result of the asthma. If the baby wheezes often, a controller medication such as pulmicort nebulized solution is used. This is an aerosol form of a steroid. Virtual consultation available via HealthTap. ...Read more
I can hold my breath up to 2 minutes which is above average. Does practicing holding your breath cause any systemic harm or benefit?
My baby is having difficulty breathing and his chest muscles are sucking in with each breath. Is he sick? Does he need to see a doctor?
Yes: Yes, yes, and immediately.Get a more detailed answer ›
My mom is in induced coma with ARDS should she not make it could they pull her out of the coma to say good bye?
Speak with Doctor: Unfortunately giving an answer long-distance is rather difficult in such a case. The best (and in my opinion the only) person who can answer that question is her primary doctor or anesthesiologist. I think it really depends on the severity of her situation as to what the risk of complication might be in bringing her out and then trying to re-induce. All the best to you all in this difficult time. ...Read more
My 2 yr old cough and vomited while he asleep, what would be the caused and how to help to comfort him?
Can being a alpha-1 mz carrier be the cause why my my daughter coughs to the point of vomiting almost every night? How do I help her coughing?
Post tussive emesis: Is more commonly found with pertussis, but some people have a stronger gag reflex. What exactly is your daughters full diagnosis? Night cough is common with asthma, and vomiting up a stomach full of snot in the morning is common with post nasal drip in kids too young to blow their nose. ...Read more
After how many seconds it starts to get dangerous when a baby chokes and can't breath.. What to do in such a case?
Choking: Tap the infant on his back. If no response begin CPR and call 911. ...Read more
How can I help my husband when he is about to lose consciousness whilst coughing and can't take a breath in. ?
Passed out?: If a person is losing consciousness or has passed out, calling 911 for an ambulance is the safe thing to do. If person loses consciousness when coughing, laughing, or during some similar activity, and he gets it off and on, his primary doctor will likely refer him for cardiology and pulmonology evaluations. His heart may be slowing down so much that it causes fainting. Also, consider learning CPR. ...Read more
Can you please explain how phenabarbital puts you to sleep when it was used for sleep.Caused me shallow breathing and eyes rollin unable to wake?
A respiratory therapist told me that THC can cause your throat to swell and restrict your airways when inhaled. Can this also happen when ingested ?
Not unless allergic: The smoke is part of the problem causing airway issues. Ingestion does not create the same issues. ...Read more
Milestone: The milestone of holding the head up, without needng support, typically happens at 3-4 months of age. ...Read more
Why do I get sudden spells of fatigue (putting me to sleep), can't catch breath, and lightheaded. Pulse goes to >120 and have high bp. 155/95.
Relax. Seek help.: Although some palpitations can compromise cardiac function enough to cause shortness of breath, most breathing issues associated with palpitations are caused by the accompanied panic. Breathing control will not change the palpitations per se; getting to the cause of the palpitations and treating the cause to control or eliminate the reason for the palpitations is the goal. See your doctor! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You have a problem!: Cocaine has many effects on the body. While it can give you a nice high, it comes with a steep price tag on other parts of your body, especially your heart and blood vessels. Cocaine can dramaticlly raise your pulse and blood pressure. This can lead to a stroke or heart attack. If you are referring to codiene the pain pill, this could be a side effect. ...Read more
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