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I Am Having Problems Breathing

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    But I want to tell it all… No, I don’t have asthma… But I was rushed to the ER because I was having a very hard time breathing. Every time I took a breath, it felt like someone was twisting a knife into my left ribcage. It had me to the point of tears&hellip...
    anewtear anewtear 13-15, F Apr 18, 2009

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    Chest Pain, Trouble Breathing, Need To Burp

    hi, today i have been having like pain in my chest around my heart, and im also having trouble to breathe, where it feels like when i burp it releases some pressure and im able to breathe a bit, its happened a few times before too. Just as a lay down to try and sleep, it feels...
    craigio123 craigio123 22-25, M Jan 1, 2012

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    im at work and i find it hard to breath its

    been going on for about two weeks now and i cant take it
    ea91702 ea91702 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    Bootle Has @ 3 times UK average of folk with breathing problems

    Due to dust from coal, flour & bone meal, blown inland from nearby docks Need a nice neck rub daily, ladies!
    ShyButCreativeSexyGuy ShyButCreativeSexyGuy 46-50, M 3 Responses Dec 18, 2012

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    Gasping For Air

    I have mild asthma but also struggle with anxiety, i know that feeling of gasping for air, especially at night. i have to sit up in bed and get so frustrated which makes things worse!!! thought i was the only person who felt this way, i hate friends staying over or sleeping...
    Cleopantha Cleopantha 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 3, 2008

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    Why?!

    right now it is really hard to breathe. I feel like i can't inhale enough oxygen. It is so frustrating. I don't know what i can really do. It feels like a huge strain to take in air. 
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 9 Responses Sep 28, 2008

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    I've been asthmatic all my life,

    and I have allergies. I wake up stuffy every morning and have to use an inhaler at least four times a day. If someone smokes a cigarette near me or wears perfume, I break into a wheezing fit. Walking up a flight of stairs leaves me gasping. Sometimes just BEING STILL is...
    SneezyCara SneezyCara 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2014

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    I'm having breathing difficulties.

    I would ask to go to a doctor but this is much cheaper for my familia. If my chest hurts when I breathe, am I dying? Give it to me straight..
    BenedictJones BenedictJones 13-15, M 5 Responses Mar 19

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    Hi I'm a 14 year old girl

    and for the past year and a half I feel like I haven't been able to take a deep breath. I can only get a deep satisfying breath when I yawn but only some times. My chest isn't hurting or anything like that and I feel short of breath when I'm not even doing anything and so I feel...
    sami234774 sami234774 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 18, 2014

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    Asthma and Pneumonia

     Those two don't really mix to good. I did have bronchitis was taking an antibiotic. That really didn't work. It sucks though. I hate it. I feel so horrible. Very weak and I hate it.. Boo to asthma and the pneumonia.
    XLunaXLovegoodX XLunaXLovegoodX 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 29, 2008

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    Can You Stop Me Wheezing With A Nice Neck Rub, Ladies? I Can Only Use Inhaler 4 Times Daily

    My town has 3 times UK average % of folk with breathing problems, thru dust blowing inland from docks I often wake up coughing & choking & in semiconscious state, dream @ buxom babe smothering me back to sleep in her bosom while stroking, kissing & caressing my throat Sound...
    ShyButCreativeSexyGuy ShyButCreativeSexyGuy 46-50, M 8 Responses Jun 19, 2012

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    Help With Breathing

    I have developed a form of breathing that helps people who find it hard to breathe or have asthma. I taught Tai chi and cranio sacral therapy for some twenty years and whilst watching my breathe one day this type of breathing just started to happen on its own. I have called this...
    lotusmoon1 lotusmoon1 51-55 3 Responses Sep 18, 2010

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    I have a weird breathing problem

    where it's hard to breathe when I'm in bed at night. Like it feels really tight, sometimes I get this crackling sound and sometimes I get this heartburn type pain when I exhale fully. I'm 14 female with no history of illness. Can anyone help me? Thank You.
    LanaLover LanaLover 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 16, 2014

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    Need Help Diagnosing Breathing Problem

    My almost 75 year old father started experiencing shortness of breath about 10 years ago while running and going upstairs. Had all manner of testing on his lungs and heart, all results normal. He also saw a pulmonary specialist and tried a host of asthma meds to no avail. The...
    wallace8790 wallace8790 46-50 Feb 11, 2012

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