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Choking Suffocation Protect
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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Small bites: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Observe: At whatever age from baby to, older adult, small bites careful chewing 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Keep out of reach: Keep plastic bags, balloons, and small hard objects out of reach. Use only unbreakable toys without sharp edges or small parts that can come loose. Cut foods into small pieces. Avoid foods on which a child might choke (popcorn, peanuts, hot dogs, chewing gum). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 wont 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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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