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During sucking earlier fall from panic?

During sucking earlier fall from panic?

Does not compute: Sorry, I am not tracking with this. Can you try to reframe question and then re-ask. Thanks. ...Read more

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Will sucking on a little but of sand cause harm to me?

Will sucking on a little but of sand cause harm to me?

Probably not....: Where from is the most relevant information. Why is kind of important as well. ...Read more

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Is there a disorder or syndrome for a person who have a habit of sucking there own tongue? Why does this happen and the damage that it can cause?

Is there a disorder or syndrome for a person who have a habit of sucking there own tongue? Why does this happen and the damage  that it can cause?

No disorder : There isn't a syndrome or disorder for this. Most likely it's a habit. It most likely would cause an open bite. This is where you front teeth are not making contact with opposing teeth. It can also cause other malocclusion issues. ...Read more

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What is a sucking chest wound?

What is a sucking chest wound?

Sucking chest wound: Sucking chest wound means an wound which is allowing entry of air into pleura ( covering over lung ) during inspiration but air cannot exit out of wound, consequently can cause lungs to collapse. ...Read more

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How do I stop sucking my thumb?

How do I stop sucking my thumb?

Why do it?: The real question is, "what does thumb sucking accomplish?" for small children, it's easy. It eases boredom, provides relaxation and some mild stress relief. For adults, it can do a lot of the same things, but most adults have learned other coping skills, or learned to deal with life's stresses. Thumb sucking obviously serves a purpose, and a therapist can help find them and form new coping skills. ...Read more

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