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 Ways to stop hicups?
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 Chest pain when breathing in...?
Starting last night, I've been getting some slight chest pain when I take a deep breath in. I've also been coughing up a little mucus too.
Could this just be me getting sick (my mom ...

 Breathing and swallowing difficulty?
first off i havent eatin any thing SOLID in 3 months cus of difficulty swallowing...my doc says its just anxiety...i dont know if it is or not but my anxiety meds do help a lil. i can only swallow ...

 Sarcoidosis with Pulmonary Hypertension anyone??
I am a 34 year old female with this condition & everything that my doctor has tried has failed in getting it under control. Currently I am on oxygen 24/7 and I have a CPAP machine with oxygen at ...

 I like _________________________... fill it in!?
Feel it in or suffer the Ubermensch!...

 Which stethoscope would you recommend for a respiratory care student?
Quality: suffice, better, ...

 Does anyone have any good home remedies for chest congestion and weezing?
My son often has problems in the fall with chest congestion but the stuff the doctors give him just don't generally work. Any suggestions would be appreciated....

 What helps a bloody nose from dry sinuses?
This year for some reason, I've had alot of trouble with my sinues. My nose gets dry and I get nose bleeds. I've tried vaseline type products and that hasn't helped. Any suggestions?...

 Im a smoker who works in a care home for people with MS etc I need some info.?
A few weeks ago I had a really bad virus that went to my chest and I was in bed for 3 days I then changed to menthol cigarettes which have helped, (I am going to the no smoking clinic as soon as) ...

 How do I make my 2-year old son stop snoring? He snores like an adult and it's bothering me.?

 Would it be harmful to let my daughter be exposed to asbestos at a nursery temporarily until they remove it?
from the outer roof of the building which is in close proximity to the playground?...

 Science Question!?
How does the circulatory system fight diseases?...

 How to prevent the asthma attack?
I'm curious to know what is actually triggers asthma attack and how to prevent it. Is it true that by doing some simple exercise such as swimming can lessen the asthma attack as well as ...

 I had laryngitis (I think that's how you spell it)?
Anyhow I had it for almost 3 weeks and still my voice has not fully recoverd. Then I got a head cold and a extreamly bad cough. Everything is pretty much gone except my cough. Now it seems every time ...

 Is there an easier way to quit smoking?
ive been smoking for 2 years and i am extremly addicted but if im doing somthing i can go hours without doing it.It dosent show that i smoke i can run and it dosent slow me down but cancer runs high ...

 How serious are blood clots in the lungs?
Tests have already identified problem and patient is in hospital....

 Tinnitus and Menieres ?? Does any one have any answers???
My dad sufferers from tinnitus which he can live with as thats not to bad but he has these attacks which cause him to go giddy.The doctors have said it is down to the menieres but all they can give ...

 Any 1 with a long lasting cold???
I had this cold for nearly 4 weeks, just as I think its going it decides to stay. I feel ok in my self....just fed up of the cough and runny nose....

 What are the initial symptoms of Sleep Apnea? Can sleep apnea occur in individuals that are not overweight?

 Is pneumonia contageous?
I have pneumonia. Been on anitbiotics for 5 days now. Temperature broke 36 hours ago and is now normal. Still weak and lethargic. Is it ok to get close to my wife and kids now?...

Can cold air really make you sick?
So here's a little overview.. I've been sick for about 2 & a half months now..supposedly mycoplasma pneumonia. The doctors I've seen have sent me home with antibiotics & they're not working. My mom complains because I go to bed with my ceiling fan on full blast.. I don't sleep directly under the AC vent, so it's not really COLD air.. it's just wind. Sometimes I go to sleep with my hair wet.. But can that really be keeping me sick or making me sicker? I've always thought those things were just a myth!

No it is because when it is cold out side you tend to spend more time indoors with other people and germs spread faster in warm air.

NO!! tHAt iS SO NOT TRUE!! i read this in a magazine and its 100% true. Drink spicy chicken soup it'll help all the "bad stuff" get out throough ur nose. u can only cath a cold through other ppl or things. wet hair and coldness has nothing to do with it. wet hair dsnt make a difference.

Girls M
No, it's not the cold air that is making you sick. You can't catch a cold that way, not even running outside butt naked in the freezing cold will make you sick. You actually have to pick up a germ or a virus from somewhere or someone. But I have noticed while I am sick that the cold air will make me feel weaker. I guess it's because my body is already fighting off germs it and helping my body stay warm, making me more exhausted and week.

I go to sleep with my hair wet all the time so i don't think that is what caused it maybe someone had it and you caught it from them

Megan B
No cold air does not make you sick that's a myth. Bacteria makes you sick.

Cold air can not make a person sick. It can not give someone a cold. However, cold air can lower ones immunity so they are therefore more susceptible to sickness, such as getting a cold.

So, if the overall temp of the room is cold, and the fan is blowing the cold air on you, then yes, I could see how it would be a factor. However, if the room is a decent temperature, then no, I wouldn't believe so, even though a fan does help to lower our temps in warm/hot environments, it wouldnt do so drastically enough.

Gypsy Girl
Cold temperatures cannot make you sick, neither can wind. You are probably reinfecting yourself. Buy a package of 6 cheap toothbrushes. Throw out your current toothbrush and use the cheap toothbrushes for no more than a week. By the end of the 6 weeks, you should be feeling better and can buy a more expensive "good" toothbrush.

Clean your room with a bleach product to kill any germs in it. Do this weekly until you feel better. If you can convince your mother, air out the house by opening all the windows for half an hour. Yes it will get cold, but if you do it in the middle of the day, it shouldn't get that bad.

Clean the dishes and rinse them in a mild bleach water to kill germs. Wash all your clothes with an antibacterial soap. Bleach is best, but you can't bleach your colored clothes.

Get an antibacterial hand wash and wash your hands with it many times througout the day. Again, the idea is to kill germs. Get the kind that has moisturizers in it or your hands will get really dry.

This may sound like overkill, but you have been sick for 2 1/2 months. Clean anything and everything that you can. Also, eat yogurt while you are taking antibiotics to avoid stomach problems and yeast infections.

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