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It doesn't happen often but happens every couple of months maybe. I wake up in the night gasping for air for about ten seconds. What could it be?

It doesn't happen often but happens every couple of months maybe. I wake up in the night gasping for air for about ten seconds. What could it be?

OSA: Sounds like you should see a sleep physician and find out if you have Obstructive Sleep Apnea. It is easily treated. In extreme cases, this condition is life threatening so please get it checked as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Is a flutter sensation in chest common in 19 yr old. I get them sometimes at rest sometimes at exercise. It doesn't happen often. It happens rarely?

Is a flutter sensation in chest common in 19 yr old. I get them sometimes at rest sometimes at exercise. It doesn't happen often. It happens rarely?

See your doctor: No, a flutter sensation in your chest isn't common. It could be that your heart is having an arrhythmia, or abnormal heartbeat. Quite often, arrhythmias are benign and nothing to worry about, but some are more concerning. Please see your primary care doctor ASAP and she/he will do an exam, EKG, and further work up if needed. Be well! ...Read more

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I'm 36 if I bleed inbetween periods during sex is this due to my fibroids? It doesn't happen often. It happened two weeks after period.

I'm 36 if I bleed inbetween periods during sex is this due to my fibroids? It doesn't happen often. It happened two weeks after period.

Possibly: Irregular bleeding and spotting can be caused by many things. Fibroids is a definite possibility, but it is wor. Investigation. If no recent ultrasound them I recommend you as your doctor for follow up. ...Read more

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What happens when we die?

If: I knew. I would tell you. Of you find out let me know ...Read more

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How does it happens and why?

PLEASE REPOST: There is a need to re-post this question as I am not clear what you are referring to. ...Read more

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Anyone else have this happen?

Unclear question!: This is not like a chat room. We cannot see your other questions, so we have no idea what you mean! Please ask your question again and tell us what happened exactly. ...Read more

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What happens if my tst is positive?

What happens if my tst is positive?

Maybe cath: If you mean treadmill stress test by tst, then it may be a sign of limited blood flow to the heart called ischemia. Especially if you have chest pain or pressure with exertion, or other symptoms or risk factors, other studies may be done. Hese can include a nuclear stress test, a coronary ct, or even a cardiac catheterization. Discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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What happens if I take 3 claratins?

What happens if I take 3 claratins?

No added benefit: Research has shown that there was some benefit going from 5mg to 10 mg dose, but after that there isn't any and so the max dose was set at 10. It is a nonsedating antihistamine and so I would venture to say that likely you will not feel much different at all. If you have bad allergies symptoms, consult your doc for evaluation and treatment rather oding yourself with claritin (loratadine). Good luck. ...Read more

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What happens if a scorpion bites me?

What happens if a scorpion bites me?

Depends: This depends on the species, whether the sting is medically dangerous or not, would determine the course or action/treatment. If minor, cleaning wound area and verifying the tetnus status. For severe, possibly treatment with antivenin. ...Read more

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What's happens at a gyno appointment?

What's happens at a gyno appointment?

Pap, Pelvic, Breast: During a routine well-woman exam (gynecology exam), the clinician will typically perform three exams:
1. Pap smear - collect cells from your cervix using a small plastic brush/collection device.
2. Pelvic exam - palpate your cervix, uterus and ovaries to make sure they are not enlarged or tender.
3. Breast exam - palpate your breasts and axilla to make sure their are no masses or discharge. ...Read more

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What happens if I overdose intentionally?

What happens if I overdose intentionally?

Agent and Location: Depending on the agent used and the amount consumed to overdose, you might be fine, you might suffer great injury, or you might die. If the overdose is witnessed by or reported to a physician, a therapist, any health care worker, or a police officer, they are mandated by law to place you in a locked psychiatric facility for at least 72 hours of observation. We have a duty to protect you. ...Read more

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What happens if an abbscess bursts inside?

What happens if an abbscess bursts inside?

It may drain: Treatment for abscess is to incise and drain the abcess. If the abcess burst sometimes it drains allows the wound to heal. It could also result in incomplete and persistent drainage requiring professional incision and drainage and antibiotics. You may want see your doctor. ...Read more

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What happens if mentos taken with thumbsup?

What happens if mentos taken with thumbsup?

NOT 4 internal use!: "mythbusters" suggested chemicals responsible r gum arabic & gelatine in the sweets, & caffeine, potassium benzoate (& aspartame in diet coke. What they found out : surface of the mint mentos is littered with many small holes, allowing co2 bubbles to form very rapidly & in great quantity, in turn causing the jet of foam. Same would happen w/ thumsup. If internally could cause aspiration/ drowning. ...Read more

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What happens if you have an unbalanced diet?

What happens if you have an unbalanced diet?

Unbalanced diet: Eating an unbalanced diet means you are eating too much of certain types of food and not enough of others. It means that you can become deficient in certain vitamins and nutrients. This can set you up for chronic illness. An example of an unbalanced diet is fast food, heavy in fat sugar and salt. ...Read more

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What would happen if I quit taking spirriva?

What would happen if I quit taking spirriva?

Exacerbation: Spiriva is a medication that prevents further attack of your symptoms of COPD, example shortness of breath, wheezing. If you stop, these symptoms will occur, if severe enoigh, can lead to hospital visits. Less exacerbation, better preservation of your lung function. ...Read more

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What happens if you overdose on your inahaler?

What happens if you overdose on your inahaler?

Fast heart rate: Inhalers are for patients with asthma or hyper-reactive lung disease. The inhaler helps dilate their airways making breathing easier. Side effects include fast heart rate or tachycardia, myocardial ischemia in patients with heart disease, among other things. Inhalers should be used under the guidance of a health care professional. ...Read more

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What will happen if you leave your contacts in?

What will happen if you leave your contacts in?

Contact lenses: How long? Eyes need oxygen. Keeping contacts (not the extended wear contacts) in for too long can lead to swelling and blurred vision. Some blood vessels may develop in the cornea that could hamper vision eventually. Corneal sensitivity could decrease & ^ risk for abrasions. There is an increased risk for infections as well. ...Read more

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What could happen when you have an epsode of af?

What could happen when you have an epsode of af?

A-Fib: Atrial fibrillation is a medical condition describing an abnormal heart rhythm. There are many complications of a-fib. In general, when your heart is in a-fib, it is not functioning at it's normal capacity and is less effective when pumping blood. Also, a-fib can cause turbulent blood flow within your heart which can put you at risk of developing blood clots. ...Read more

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What can happen if you are vitamedeficiency?

Which Vitamin?: Deficiencies of different vitamins produce different effects, some much more serious than others. Can you give us some additional information? ...Read more

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What happens when we humans don't socialize at all?

What happens when we humans don't socialize at all?

Die earlier.: Socialization is critical for maximizing longevity and social isolation will inevitably lead to accelerated aging and less than optimum longevity that can not be compensated for entirely by any other lifestyle behavior. ...Read more

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What would happen if I took to many of these relaxers?

What would happen if I took to many of these relaxers?

Overdose: By definition, if you took too many of anything, you'd be overdosing yourself, whether intentional or not. Which relaxers do you have access to? OTOH, it doesn't matter what the medication is: never take more than prescribed w/o 1st chatting w/prescribing doc or your Family Doc. Best to call 911 if you feel like hurting/killing yourself. ...Read more

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I have surisis why it is happen and what is the solution?

I have surisis why it is happen and what is the solution?

Psoriasis: It's unclear about the cause of psoriasis. It's an inflammatory condition associated with abnormal immune cell reaction to the skin. There's no cure, just like most of the medical conditions that we treat. But it can be controlled. Make sure that you follow up with the dermatologist regularly. ...Read more

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What happens to your body from decades of being violinist?

What happens to your body from decades of being violinist?

Probably nothing: I have several elderly patients who have been violinists for many years. None of them suffer any medical problems related to expression of their musical talents. I think playing a musical instrument is therapeutic, reduces stress, and keeps your mind active. ...Read more

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