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Choking Suffocation Protect
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
At whatever age from baby to, older adult,
appropriate food for age
watch children while eating, since they will stuff anything and much in their mouth if allowed
good dentition when of age
don't talk with full mouth
avoid drunkenness, and drugs as older
don' be distracted while swallowing
as a parent, know basic life support skills from aha
heimlich etc. ...Read more
Keep out of reach: Keep plastic bags, balloons, and small hard objects out of reach. Cut foods into small pieces. Store toys in a chest without a dropping lid. ...Read more
I haven't vomited since I was 7, I am now 15 and I'm scared that my body has forgotten how to do it so what if I end up choking when I do it one day?
Don't worry: The body is a force to be wreckoned with. It won't forget. ...Read more
My husband woke up yetrrday in the middle of the night and he couldn't breath. It was like he was choking. It happend twice tilnow, Why is this happen?
This sounds like it could be gastroesophageal reflux.:
Normally if you eat or drink any fluid within three hours of bed and lay flat the esophageal junction can relax and fluid can come up and be aspirated into the lungs.
The simple treatment for this is avoid alcohol nicotine and caffeine and avoid eating or drinking within three hours of laying down. ...Read more
Why some can gag while giving a fellatio when others don't? How to make sure my partner is fully satisfied without me gagging & almost choking? Thanx!
GAG: Everyone has a different tolerance concerning their gag reflex. There are many ways to satisfy each other. ...Read more
Blocked airway: Chocking is when something is obstructing the airway often the trachea. This is an emergency. Someone chocking with complete obstruction cannot speak. They will often grab at their throats. The heimlich maneuver is the famous technique taught in bls courses to try to relieve the obstruction. ...Read more
Back blows: Immediately turn them over your knee facing downwards and deliver 4-5 quick back blows (firm but not REALLY hard). Look to see if the food is obviously visible in the mouth. Do NOT do a blind finger sweep as it can push the object further down. This is not the forum for teaching infant CPR, and that may be a class you want to take locally to gain more confidence in what to do. ...Read more
Get a custom mg: Don't skimp on the type of mouthguard. Over the counter or online, non custom mouthguards are usually not well made. Get a well constructed custom made mg at the dentist or tmj/tmd specialist. Express your concerns, which may dictate the type. ...Read more
Make sure!: First make sure that the person is actually choking. Ask them directly, they won't be able to talk but can confirm it using signs or nodding. If the person is choking but it is coughing they should be left alone as it means they are still being able to get air in and are trying to clear the obstruction. In the case when the person cannot breath the heimlich maneuver can be used. ...Read more
Not often: Only when there is complete obstruction of the airway is choking fatal. If you are talking about the kind of choking used in sexual arousal; this can be very dangerous and should be avoided at all times. ...Read more
Unusual: A very enlarged thyroid (goiter) can cause choking symptoms. Sometimes smaller growths can cause difficulty swallowing and occassionally a feeling like something is getting caught. Most big goiters show an obvious swelling in the neck, but sometimes a goiter will grow backwards or toward the chest and may not look so obvious. Have a doctor check it out. ...Read more
Yes!: Although foods like hot dogs, peanuts and grapes are the no. 1 cause of choking deaths to children, balloons are no. 2. Balloons cause more childhood deaths than any other toy. Any substance that can take the shape of a child’s windpipe or airway (like balloons or disposable diaper stuffing) is a more dangerous choking hazard than a hard, solid object. Ages 3-8yrs highest! ...Read more
Call the Red Cross:
And learn how to do basic life support and choking treatment...
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/first-aid-choking/fa00025
this is a good website to start with... ...Read more
Cannabis is a: Respiratory irritant. Listen to your body and stop smoking weed. ...Read more
Length of neck...: How long or short your neck is doesn't have much to do with swallowing... It's what inside that counts. If you're having difficulty swallowing food, feel that food is getting "stuck" halfway down your throat, or that it often goes down the "wrong pipe"... Time to see your doc! They will examine you and might do a "barium swallow" to see how well the food moves down your throat. Best of luck! ...Read more
Google this: If you go to the american red cross, american lung association and centers for diseases control sites, you can search for the most recent numbers. Use search words choking, hotdog, death statistics. ...Read more