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Causes Of Sense Of Suffocation
My wife is gasping for air once she comes out of her seizure, I understand it is normal but can this cause suffocation or death?
Very unlikely: There can be tightness of her vocal cords, which should relax in a few moments. Keep antiseizure meds around, such as suppositories like diazapan. ...Read more
I usually feel suffocation n little pain in my heart becoz I miss somebody a lot. I try to divert my attention but I can't. Is there medical cause?
I feel my pulse is very fast but its 77/min at rest still I sense my heart beating very fast and little suffocation. What could be the reason?
Tachyarrhythmia: Beating of heart faster and irregular or even regular during resting stage can be a problem. Next time it happens count your pulse. Check if its regular or irregular. Go to pcp or a cardiologist and get further evaluated. ...Read more
Felt like a force was sittin on my body suffocating me, felt like I was moving in slow motion, fading into abyss, half sleep, sleep paralysis? Cause?
Right after cardiac ablation I talked 1h on my cell. Now I feel shortness of breath and suffocating. Did talkin on my cell cause all of this? PLSadvise
Well...: This has nothing to do with using your cell phone.... yet, because of your symptoms contact your Dr. Immediately! ...Read more
Elhers danlos and petcus excavatum, at work my chest muscles get fatigued and feel like im suffocating similar anaphylactic shock which causes it?
Different: You need to talk to a chest doctor to find out what can be done about your chest muscles. If the pectus contributes to the breathing problem, it can be corrected with surgery. In anaphylaxis the problem would be at the throat usually associated with skin involvement (flushing itching, hives etc) at the same time). Either you survive or die from it within minutes to hours- not a persistent issue. ...Read more
Does heat cause expansion of right leg blood vessels, (almost feels like bursting, sometimes), suffocation, & chest pain?
Chest: The symptoms you describe could be associated with a significant problem. You should be seen by a doctor soon. ...Read more
Can dental work like bonding and grinding of rigged teeth cause tmj, sleep apnea, problems with epiglottis, tongue enlargement, suffocation?
Bonding: And other dental work can sometimes create a slight malocclusion, which can lead to TMJ symptoms in predisposed individuals. All of the other symptoms you mentioned have absolutely no cause & effect relationship with dental bonding and enamaloplasty of teeth - outside of an acute allergic reaction to something used during treatment. Have those other issues worked up by internist & sleep med doc. ...Read more
Lump feeling in throat at trachea after 2 pm and subside at 9pm, bending my head downwards causes suffocation, TSH 0.69, lengthy talk ignites uneasynes?
Strangling: Death by asphyxia means a tight noose around the neck shut off air and blood supply to the brain causing death. This can occur by accident or purposely. ...Read more
I feel like I'm suffacating when my 7mnth old lays on my chest to rock to sleep he weights 18lbs10oz I can't get a full breath what can cause this?
18 pounds of baby: Lay baby by your side.Get a more detailed answer ›
I hav great confusion that cross leg orgasm causes sexual asphyxia if applying pressure how to clear my confusion?
I'm not: Sure of your question can you clarify and re ask? ...Read more
I will do cross leg orgasm by crossing legs applying pressure on vagina multiple tiimes a day from age 6 is it causes sexual asphyxia or not?
No: Sexual asphyxia is the result of people using ropes or other restraining devices that compress the neck. ...Read more
70% brain damage, not in a single area, due to lack of oxygen (caused by asphyxia), what are the chances to awaken and regain full consciousness?
Unlikely: The extent of brain damage is not as important as the specific areas of the brain that are affected. So, if the pons or medulla were affected, you would be considered brain dead already. But, if you loose that much area, you will have significant mental status changes and impairments of motor function. This is not a good circumstance. ...Read more
I do not think this is something to worry about.
But check with your lung doc and ask about CPET to know for sure.
Good luck ...Read more
There's a sort of breathing problem. Due to this I can't eat food. If any day I eat little more then I feel like suffocation?
Extreme anxietyto the polnt you feel like your suffocating. I have an appointment on the 10th and I'm not going to survive this (?
Many self-treatments: Try to find a different Dr. To see sooner. Until then you can try counseling, a self-treatment called EFT, (http://www. Eftuniverse. Com/) and supplements including tulsi (holy basil), ashwagandha, valerian, passionflower, magnesium, B vitamins, L-theanine and Bach flowers. Avoid sugar, caffeine and unhealthy foods. Exercise can be very helpful, as is meditation- many guided meditations on youtube. ...Read more
Can cigaret smoke make room air hot? Every time my sister lights up, it feels like I'm suffocating and hot. Or am I sensitive to the smoke?
It's you: The stuff can make folks flush. I am sorry your sister is a smoker and that she does not have the courtesy to go outside to smoke. She needs to get with the times. ...Read more
Noises around me are at normal levels but seem to intensify to a point that if feel if I can't close them out they will be suffocating. Why is this?
Tinnitus: Get your ears checked by ENT physician and you may need further testing like audiometry to correctly diagnose the problem. ...Read more
I am so scared from dark. When someone turn light off I feel suffocation...and I feel that I will die. Tell me any solution and tell me reason of this?
Sounds like you need to be seen for a thorough assessment of possible anxiety condition. Have you consulted your primary care physician? That would be teh first step to take, and after that, you would probably be referred to a psychologist to figure out the root causes of your fear. Hope this helps... ...Read more
Almost None: Almost none unless choking on a ball. ...Read more
Breast feed: And hold upright and burp well!Get a more detailed answer ›
Keep out of reach: Remove hanging mobiles or toys before the baby can reach them. Keep cords, ropes, or strings away from your baby, especially near the crib. Ropes and strings around the baby's neck can choke him. Keep plastic bags and balloons out of reach. Use only unbreakable toys without sharp edges or small parts that can come loose. ...Read more
If normal activity and eating, small bites and careful observation
the airway has some self protection and while sitting up is better generally after one can.
Read the aha material on choking and know what to do if it happens to anyone- adult or child- it is life saving. ...Read more
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