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Can you please describe the effects and treatment for asphyxiation pneumonia?

Can you please describe the effects and treatment for asphyxiation pneumonia?

"aspiration?": I'm guessing that you probably meant aspiration (not asphyxiation) pneumonia . Asphyxiation essentially means suffocation. Aspiration is when food or bacteria from the mouth gets into the airway and lungs. This can result in inflammation, and about 25% of the time a true infection will develop. Sometimes if there is no infection, we call it "pneumonitis". Antibiotics help if infection. ...Read more

Asphyxiation (Definition)

Asphyxiation is a broad term used to describe the obstruction of oxygen supply to the lungs and ultimately the body. Asphyxia can be the result of choking, advanced lung conditions such as cystic fibrosis, asthma, and COPD, as well as gases that reduce the normal concentration of ...Read more


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Might erotic asphyxiation cause brain damage?

Might erotic asphyxiation cause brain damage?

Absolutely: Any activity that deprives the brain of oxygen can cause severe, irreversible brain damage. ...Read more

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Difference between cross leg orgasm by holding breadth and auto erotic asphyxiation and which one is dangerous..... Plssss help?

Difference between cross leg orgasm by holding breadth and auto erotic asphyxiation and which one is dangerous..... Plssss help?

Asphyxiation: Is more dangerous. Holding breath is safer as you can release that faster usually, unless u lose consciousness. I understand why you would do this, but I would not recommend it. There are other ways, that are safer, to heighten u'r orgasms ...Read more

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Is cross leg orgasm by holding breadth and auto erotic asphyxiation is different or not and if different then what is the difference?

Is cross leg orgasm by holding breadth and auto erotic asphyxiation is different or not and if different then what is the difference?

Different.: Auto erotic asphyxiation uses methods other than holding breath, like bags, self strangulation, chemicals etc. this is life-threatening and very dangerous. Holding breath will cause you to faint if you don't breathe out the carbon dioxide. Not recommended since one thing might lead to one of the above to achieve better results. Psychiatrists might help with this condition. ...Read more

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Asphyxiation at birth, damaged my pituitary causing panhypopit, five pineal cysts, and chiari 1. Is it possible for my conditions to worsen as i age?

Asphyxiation at birth, damaged my pituitary causing panhypopit, five pineal cysts, and chiari 1. Is it possible for my conditions to worsen as i age?

Pituitary : If your pituitary deficiencies were the result of something that happend during birth i think it would be unlike you would develop more deficiencies at your age unless you had brain surgery near the pituitary or had significant head trauma in the future. ...Read more

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My sister committed suicide from a drug/alcohol overdose. I know it depends on the drug(s) & amount of alcohol. Would this been a painful death?

My sister committed suicide from a drug/alcohol overdose. I know it depends on the drug(s) & amount of alcohol. Would this been a painful death?

Usually not: People who have witnessed such deaths describe them as peaceful. I'm very sorry about your sister and whatever it was that caused her to decide life wasn't worth living. Our minds play tricks on us, and each of us has times when we are not ourselves. I hope you'll cherish the memories that you had together, and live your own life richly and well. ...Read more

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Is alcohol poisoning a long painful death?

Is alcohol poisoning a long painful death?

Depends...: Dying of acute alcohol poisoning, as in the case of a youngster playing drinking games, is probably painless but is a terrible waste. Dying of the long-term effects of alcoholism involves either serious brain damage or the nausea, itching, and disfigurement of liver failure. Those who die of alcohol hurt others in the process and after. Thanks for choosing to use it wisely or not at all. ...Read more

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When you die from alcohol poising do you feel pain leading up to the death or are you unconscious the whole time?

When you die from alcohol poising do you feel pain leading up to the death or are you unconscious the whole time?

Wanting to Die: It is very difficult to die from alcohol poisoning. And the hangover is not pretty. If you feel badly enough that you are planning on harming yourself I am so happy that you have reached out here. I can promise you that not one of the physicians here would want to help you hurt yourself and not one of the physicians here would have any message other than that help is available. ...Read more

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Would it be a painful death if i intook 2-5 times more alcohol into my body than the limit ?The legal limit being 80mg on 100ml of blood. Not anything personal,just wanted to know,so please be as detailed as possible,thank you very much for the help!

Would it be a painful death if i intook 2-5 times more alcohol into my body than the limit ?The legal limit being 80mg on 100ml of blood.
Not anything personal,just wanted to know,so please be as detailed as possible,thank you very much for the help!

Etoh & death: If you drink a sufficiently large amount of alcohol you will eventually become unconscious and "blank out". Of course, before you actually black out you may have engaged in some outrageous foolish activity which could lead to your demise. Alcohol is not a good anesthetic but it does screw up your thinking and memory. ...Read more

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If a diabetic person as a blood sugar content of 417 if given alcohol could be fatal to his health . Like causing death . He have been felling sick for a couple of days then i check his blood sugar and he was 417 then he drink some rum after a few minute

If a diabetic person as a blood sugar content of 417 if given alcohol could be fatal to his health . Like causing death . He have been felling sick for a couple of days then i check his blood sugar and he was 417 then he drink some rum after a few minute

Diabetes and alcohol: As you probably know his blood sugar is very out-of-control. Whether or not he would die from alcohol he should not be drinking any alcohol. It depends on what kind of diabetic he is;yes some diabetics could die with that blood sugar. He needs to be under medical care if he isn't. ...Read more

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Are dt's ever fatal during alcohol withdrawal, and if yes, how do they cause death?

Are dt's ever fatal during alcohol withdrawal, and if yes, how do they cause death?

Yes: Delirium tremens are extremely dangerous and carries a 35% mortality, untreated (5-15% treated). The physiologic mechanism of death is a combination of neurologic and cardiac processes related to the unregulated hyper-metabolic state of dts. Neuro-cellular damage due to the chronic exposure to alcohol leads to cardiac arrest and death. ...Read more

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I'm on trazadone, xanax, pristiq, (desvenlafaxine) and wellbutrin after the sudden death of my child. I've eliminated alcohol, but not marijuana. Is this dangerous?

I'm on trazadone, xanax, pristiq, (desvenlafaxine) and wellbutrin after the sudden death of my child. I've eliminated alcohol, but not marijuana. Is this dangerous?

Not dangerous but...: You r trying to adjust your neurotransmitters with your medicines--you r adding marajuana which is adding additional chemicals to the mix that may have an adverse effect. ...Read more

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How do sex and alcohol affect a teen's social development?

How do sex and alcohol affect a teen's social development?

Adversely: Alcohol blunts reflexes and judgement. You can make poor decisions, get into situations and relationships that can be harmful . Sex with multiple partners increases risk of contracting sexually transited diseases. Drinking and partying a lot also does not promote meaningful communication with others...Ie jut talking with others builds friendships..These behaviors can also ruin your reputation ...Read more

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How does teen sexual activities get linked to the use of drug/alcohol?

How does teen sexual activities get linked to the use of drug/alcohol?

Teens and alcohol: Although there isn't a "double blind, placebo controlled study" on this topic, the results would be fairly predictable if there had been one based on our knowledge of how drugs/alcohol effect the brain (btw this is true for adults too). Our judgement/inhibition decreases with increased blood levels, which can lead to poor decisions: unprotected sex, sex with high risk individuals, even date rape. ...Read more

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What are the signs of alcohol abuse in a teen?

What are the signs of alcohol abuse in a teen?

Underage drinking: Technically, ingestion of any illegal substance constitutes abuse. Teens may not legally drink alcohol. Therefore a teen who is drinking alcohol is suffering from alcohol abuse. ...Read more

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