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Jul 27, 2003
hey i just started freediving and doing brethholding exercises
but now when ever i spit a loogie theres blood in it. Is this normal or is it part of freediving
thanks alot
p.s. i have been in the water
It shouldn't be normal.
Did you hurt your self?
What kind of exerices have you ben doing? Lung packing maybe.
Have you been diving recently? Dont go to your max depth in one shoot because you can hurt your lungs.
Give us some more information...

yeh i have been doing lung packing is this bad?. But it seems to be going away
No, it's good but don't PUSH IT. When you feel that your lungs cannot take it any more STOP! Maybe thats the reason why you are spiting blood.

Be careful mate.

When I first did packing I remember tearing the little alveoli's in my lungs twice (well thats what the doc said it was) not to mention blood spitting and the most pain ever felt when breathing normally.

Dont push it.

Be carefull.

As Mladen said give us some more info (how deep have you dived ...).
There was some discution in some thread about lung skweeze (i hope i wrote it corectly) but basicly it is not good for you.
Don't rush enything, take your time. Let your body get used to all the new stuff. You are probably overstresing yourself.
It wouldn't hurt to see a doctor (just find one that knows something about diving -- moust doctors i went too where morons that haven't had a qlue what i was talking about).

Take care
ok thanks

yeh so do you think i just pulled something down there or what? how long will it take to recover?
p.s. my lungs or sumthin down there is sore
im 14 years old and just started freediving, so you can imagine im a little freaked out
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If you push it to fast and your lungs has to take more blood then they can you can hurt them. It's nothing serious but then will never be able get as much blood as they could before so your depth is limited...
Now when you say 'pain in the chets' it's surely from packing.
It'll be over in the next few days just pause a while with exerices until it's gone and be carefull next time!
alright thanks cause it will sumtimes give me a upset stomach for some reaseon. and i just want this to end asap.
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