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What are the most common symptoms of delivery complication - asphyxia?

What are the most common symptoms of delivery complication - asphyxia?

Not subtle: Typically a birth complicated by significant birth asphyxia, which is where the baby is not getting enough blood and oxygen to the brain, is followed by a floppy baby, often with little crying or breathing without help from the doctors and nurses, seizures may also be a complication. Baby's may need to be on a breathing machine. Mild birth asphyxia may only have low tone that goes away. ...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

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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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Extreme anxietyto the polnt you feel like your suffocating. I have an appointment on the 10th and I'm not going to survive this(?

Extreme anxietyto the polnt you feel like your suffocating. I have an appointment on the 10th and I'm not going to survive this(?

Many self-treatments: Try to find a different Dr. to see sooner. Until then you can try counseling, a self-treatment called EFT, (http://www.eftuniverse.com/) and supplements including tulsi (holy basil), ashwagandha, valerian, passionflower, magnesium, B vitamins, L-theanine and Bach flowers. Avoid sugar, caffeine and unhealthy foods. Exercise can be very helpful, as is meditation- many guided meditations on youtube. ...Read more

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Can cigaret smoke make room air hot? Every time my sister lights up, it feels like I'm suffocating and hot. Or am I sensitive to the smoke?

Can cigaret smoke make room air hot? Every time my sister lights up, it feels like I'm suffocating and hot. Or am I sensitive to the smoke?

It's you: The stuff can make folks flush. I am sorry your sister is a smoker and that she does not have the courtesy to go outside to smoke. She needs to get with the times. ...Read more

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Noises around me are at normal levels but seem to intensify to a point that if feel if i can't close them out they will be suffocating. Why is this?

Noises around me are at normal levels but seem to intensify to a point that if feel if i can't close them out they will be suffocating. Why is this?

Tinnitus: Get your ears checked by ENT physician and you may need further testing like audiometry to correctly diagnose the problem. ...Read more