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having breathing problems

I have been off of oxycodone since April 14. I was having bad withdrawels and went to a psychiatrist and he put me on suboxone and i came off of that in 9 days. I went through a much milder form of withdrawel from the suboxone and then things settled down and I seemed to feel much better finally. Now it is in August and i am having throat swelling and diffuculty with breathing. I have no energy at night. Has anyone here ever had symptoms like this. It really gets difficult to function around this. I am going to the doctor and they have run tests but they cant find anything wrong yet. Depression is really starting to set in. I didnt want to take antidepressents but may have to try it.Thanks for reading this and any helop would be appreciated.
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Ive never heard of that as being symptoms from WD or PAWS... is it anxiety/panic attacks? is your throat actually swelling, or does it just feel like it is?  I used to get debilitating panic attacks where I couldnt breathe or swallow...there was nothing actually wrong with my throat though, it just felt like it. ONce i took a xanax it would go away completely.  (of course now Ive been on xanax for many years!)  I hope your doctors figure out whats going on with you..good luck and keep us posted
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Thanks for the reply , and i guess it could be anxiety. I justdidnt know if any one could develop heart or breathing problems such as asthma from withdrawing or maybe i just covered up health problems i was developing while on pain meds. Just gonna hang in there and try to get better. Good luck and God bless!
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Were you on any benzodiazepines? I noticed when withdrawing from them that I would constantly "overbreathe" or take really deep breaths to try to get more air even though I was breathing fine.
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