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Feeling of suffocated warm breathing, dizziness, difficulty swallowing and like a quick pulsing feeling at the base of my throat?

Feeling of suffocated warm breathing, dizziness, difficulty swallowing and like a quick pulsing feeling at the base of my throat?

? Thyoid: Before declaring it to be anxiety, i would wonder about a goiter growing behind your sternum. Mention the possibility to your doctor. An ultrasound should be able to determine if you have any ectopic thyroid tissue. Perhaps some of my colleagues have some other possibilities from their clinical experience. ...Read more

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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How to be cured from house dust allergy, it suffocates me from breathing?

How to be cured from house dust allergy, it suffocates me from breathing?

Dust avoidance: The treatment of dust allergy includes avoidance of the trigger. Since dust is found very commonly in households, cleaning, vacuuming, using a product such as Febreeze-for allergic patients on upholstry, and covering the pillow and mattress with covers under the bedsheets is also advised. The management includes the use of anti-histamines which can be found over the counter. ...Read more

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34 weeks pregnant and i cannot sleep at night because i feel suffocated & have difficulty breathing. Even when laying on my left side propped up with pillows. What can I do?

34 weeks pregnant and i cannot sleep at night because i feel suffocated & have difficulty breathing. Even when laying on my left side propped up with pillows. What can I do?

Normsl: It is normal before the baby drops to have a lot of pressure on the diaphragm when laying down as you don't have the help of gravity to help you. Try different positions and moving the pillows and stretching out as much as you can. Scrunching will make it worse. ...Read more

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There's a sort of breathing problem.Due to this i can't eat food.If any day i eat little more then i feel like suffocation?

There's a sort of breathing problem.Due to this i can't eat food.If any day i eat little more then i feel like suffocation?

At your young: Age i can't think of anything wrong going on in your lungs or heart, or any other place. Yet i would see an internist to check you out, if he/she comes to the same conclusion that organically nothing wrong with you, consider seeing a shrink. You may have anxiety... ...Read more

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Having a hard time breathing, feels like I'm suffocating for the past hour and a half?

Having a hard time breathing, feels like I'm suffocating for the past hour and a half?

See a provider: If you are really having a hard time breathing, you should be evaluated by a healthcare provider. You need to have your oxygen saturation and respiratory rate checked at least. It may be something such as anxiety causing the problems, but it could be something related to your heart, lungs, or circulatory system causing problems as well. You need to see a provider who can do a physical exam. ...Read more

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When I go out in dust, I get multiple sneeze, and cough, and followed by breathing problem(suffocation). Any suggestion or medication?

When I go out in dust, I get multiple sneeze, and cough, and followed by breathing problem(suffocation). Any suggestion or medication?

Reactive airway: Your airways including the nose probably is highly sensitive and thus you having reactions to these irritants. Obviously the treatment for this is avoiding such environment, but at times not practical or possible. Thus, some preventions and treatments maybe needed. Talk to your doc for eval...Possible med for allergies/reactive airway diseases etc... Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do I feel like I'm suffocating when I'm in a small room, a hot area or in a crowd ?

Why do I feel like I'm suffocating when I'm in a small room, a hot area or in a crowd ?

Anxiety: Are you pregnant? That's not unusual with pregnancy, especially in a teenager. Otherwise, you may have claustrophobia or agoraphobia, which are part of anxiety disorder. You would benefit from talking to your parents and consulting an experienced mental health professional. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a feeling of suffocation / asphyxia when riding in bike above 70 kmph?

Is it normal to have a feeling of suffocation / asphyxia when riding in bike above 70 kmph?

That is: pretty fast. I do not think this is something to worry about. But check with your lung doc and ask about CPET to know for sure. Good luck ...Read more