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Constant coughing maybe mucus maybe poison

Grace360

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On this episode of social media being bad for me. This tiktok coming along and reminding me that I can choke on water. Got mw overthinking here in bed, coughing constantly and the feeling that either liquid is filling up my lungs because I got poisoned somehow or that I'm gonna choke on that liquid. The coughing is due to that but won't expel it all and I die. Its just annoying now to feel like there's liquid in my upper chest here. Coughing isn't seeming to help . This started literally 20 min ago.
 

Cuchculan

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there are a few things it is very hard to actually choke on. The body would react in such a way it would try and eject what went down the wrong way. Hence if we ever eat anything and goes down too quickly, chances are it will come back out and be coughed back out. That is how the body works. A natural defence system in place to protect us. Most things that people do choke on get stuck in their throats. Their body will try and eject what is stuck. Just if we are talking like a small bone or something like that, it might be wedged sideways. Even the chances of that are very slim. Choking deaths would be even slimmer. Very rare. Because of the way the body can work to remove anything that went down too quickly or should not be there. You would either cough it back up or at worse barf it back out. So it is not something I would worry about.
 

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Don’t believe 99% of what you read on social media. Anyone can post just about anything and they do so to get clicks on their story. It’s mostly BS. The way the algorithms work on social media is the more you click on certain types of stories the more stories on those types of subjects are pushed out to you. They hope if you clicked on a health story once you will do so again, that’s how they make $$. Instead of going on social media work in a hobby, read a book, listen to music, go for a walk. You’ll do wonders for your mental and physical health.
 
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