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I did meth for the first time ( no I'm not a drug addict ) that was a week ago almost and my heavy breathing is still there.. Help me ??

I did meth for the first time ( no I'm not a drug addict ) that was a week ago almost and my heavy breathing is still there.. Help me ??

See below: The meth is out of your system. Your heavy breathing reflects your underlying state that led you to try meth. It is not feasible to work that out in this forum and it would be prudent to seek counseling.
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Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more


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What could cause difficulty breathing?

What could cause difficulty breathing?

Many things: Shortness if breath is a non specific complaint and could represent many things (some benign and some serious). Get checked out by your physician. ...Read more

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What could cause difficulty breathing and pain in my ribs?

Get evaluated: Many things. You should be evaluated by your doctor asap. ...Read more

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Difficulty breathing,should I consult a doctor?

Difficulty breathing,should I consult a doctor?

I: It's very very important you see a doctor at works to examine and investigate you to see what the problem is.Infact,this is an emergency ...Read more

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Dry lips, weakness, shaky, difficulty breathing?

Dry lips, weakness, shaky, difficulty breathing?

See your doctor: All your symptoms are unexpected for a 28 years old. You need to see your primary care doctor for a complete work up! ...Read more

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How to prevent difficulty breathing while running?

Get checked up.: Usually start by walking and go up from there. If your exercise tolerance is below your expectations, check with your doctor to perform a workup for heart, lung, depending on your symptoms. Exercise-induced asthma may be a hidden cause that causes shortness of breath while running for example. ...Read more

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Difficulty breathing through nose related to snoring?

Difficulty breathing through nose related to snoring?

Yes: The airway ideally includes nasal breathing. When air goes through the nose and then behind the throat and into the lungs there is usually less obstruction. When your nose is blocked and you mouth breath there is more obstruction. ...Read more

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What to do if I have difficulty breathing crooked nose?

What to do if I have difficulty breathing crooked nose?

Septal Deviation: ENT surgeon. There is surgery available to fix the crooked nose that is causing the nasal obstruction, so you can breathe better through it. ...Read more

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What causes difficulty breathing after eating spicy food?

What causes difficulty breathing after eating spicy food?

GERD : Reflux from increased stomach acid is most likely cause. ...Read more

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Difficulty breathing when laying on my stomach. F,24,130Ibs?

Difficulty breathing when laying on my stomach. F,24,130Ibs?

R/O RAD/ASTHMA: Your symptoms are digestive of RAD and underlying allergies which frequently coexist. You need a through exam blood work /CXR/ PFTS WITH DLCO. Depending on the results treatment will be indicated. You also need a personal peak flow meter to keep track of peak flow and treat accordingly if numbers are low wit albuterol. If you are using it a lot you may need a long acting inhaler like advair. ...Read more

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Can sleep apnea cause difficulty breathing throughout the day?

Can sleep apnea cause difficulty breathing throughout the day?

No: Sleep apnea is a disordered breathing during sleep. Most of those with sleep apnea are overweight and due to the pressure of the chest can have difficulty breathing anytime but not because of the sleep apnea. The are others like pickwickian syndrome or hypoventilation syndrome which can be present when awake. Also be aware of other conditions such as the heart or copd. ...Read more

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How long does difficulty breathing associated with air embolism last?

How long does difficulty breathing associated with air embolism last?

Not very long: Shortness of breath aftercare embolism is not usually last for a long. Your body usually absorbs the air very quickly, and it is gone within a few hours. ...Read more

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I am short of breath and having difficulty breathing - please help me?

I am short of breath and having difficulty breathing - please help me?

Get evaluation ASAP : It sounds serious and healthtap is no substitute for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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Can unilateral tonsil swelling of grade 2 size cause difficulty breathing?

Can unilateral tonsil swelling of grade 2 size cause difficulty breathing?

Tonsil swelling: Generally not unilateral 2+ size. But it may be an indication of other problems. You should see you physician soon for a complete exam. ...Read more

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I am in my third trimester and I have difficulty breathing when i lie down. Why?

I am in my third trimester and I have difficulty breathing when i lie down. Why?

sob: Often the size of the fetus/uterus in the third trimester can interfere with diaphagmatic motion when lying down and cause difficulty breathing, talk you your doctor, lying down with chest higher than abdomen can help in this case rather than lying flat. ...Read more

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What's wrong with me? I'm having difficulty breathing and i'm a little dizzy and tired

Dizzy: The symptoms are nonspecific. You should be checked by a doctor to see what is going on. ...Read more

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Have any other patients with fb mentioned about concentration and memory problems and difficulty breathing?

Not sure what you: Mean by fb, fibromyalgia, fibroids? In any case, pain certainlly interferes w/ability to concentrate and remember. Anxiety can make us feel short of breath. Please see your doc to get a clear understanding of your physical health and try to find a mental health professional who can teach you some pain management or stress management techniques. The very best to you. ...Read more

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Sometimes I get pains in my lungs and have difficulty breathing in bed, but am fine when up, what could it be?

Sometimes I get pains in my lungs and have difficulty breathing in bed, but am fine when up, what could it be?

Should be evaluated: It is necessary for such symptoms to be evaluated in clinic; a full history and a physical exam and any testing as needed should provide an answer in your specific case. In general, some of the most important reasons for shortness of breath while lying down at night include congestive heart failure and obstructive sleep apnea. ...Read more

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History of calf discomfort, and pain in chest. 2nd episode of sharp achy chest pain on L side. Difficulty breathing?

History of calf discomfort, and pain in chest. 2nd episode of sharp achy chest pain on L side. Difficulty breathing?

Ans: You are so young. More history is needed like trauma to the chest? Any family history of heart disease? Do you exercise? Once a good history is obtained. Then examination such as reducible pain.? Most likely you are musculoskeletal pain. But again a thorough history and exam is required ...Read more

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I am experiencing difficulty breathing (quality: slow or irregular) and feeling very strange after taking co codamol ?

I am experiencing  difficulty breathing (quality: slow or irregular)  and feeling very strange after taking co codamol
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Ambulance time?: Co-codamol contains a narcotic, an opiate. If a person takes a narcotic and then complains of difficulty breathing, urgent evaluation is needed. The details are important, so talking with his prescribing doctor may determine whether or not his breathing issue has anything to do with the narcotic. Of course, if the doctor is not available at the moment, it is likely time for the ambulance and E.R. ...Read more

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If your breathing muscles are compromised and you are having difficulty breathing will your spo2 saturation be normal or low?

Either: Will depend on the compromise. You should watch it by using a pulse oxymeter at night if goes below 90% , get a lung doctor to evaluate you. Likely will need an overnight oxymetry or ideally a sleep study to check for hypopneas & apnea events (stop breathing while asleep) then if thats the case will need a CPAP or other machine to assist your breathing at night ...Read more

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When I lay down my heart seems to beat hard, and I have difficulty breathing, like there's a weight on my chest. I also get hot. ?

When I lay down my heart seems to beat hard, and I have difficulty breathing, like there's a weight on my chest. I also get hot. ?

Get tests: This can be an irregular heart beat, which can be serious. If you are very overweight, it can be the weight of your body pressing down on your chest, but in either case more needs to be checked into to find out the cause and get treatment if possible. Please see your doctor, and if your weight is normal, get a holter monitor to check for irregular beats. If it is up, get tested for sleep apnea. ...Read more

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Feeling nauseous and difficulty breathing after eating (even small amounts). Never actually been sick but feeling doesn't go away.

See a GI DOC: You may need to rule out couple of condition especially motility disorder of esophagus, esophageal ring or other anatomical abnormalities of esophagus. Do you have any dyspepsia? dysphgia or other symptoms? The information you provided is not enough to make a definite diagnosis. You may need upper endoscopy or barium swallow evaluation. My suggestion you should seen a GI specialist soon. ...Read more

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Difficulty Breathing (Definition)

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Shortness Of Breath (Definition)

Breathlessness is the sensation of not being able to catch one's breath. It may be seen in asthma, heart failure, ...Read more