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At any time, you would have about a dozen seconds worth of oxygen in your bloodstream. Also, your mucles have a little buffered ATP so will temporarily function without immediate oxygen.
 
At any time, you would have about a dozen seconds worth of oxygen in your bloodstream. Also, your mucles have a little buffered ATP so will temporarily function without immediate oxygen.
  
You may have a little usable air in your lungs too - with footnotes, particularly that lungs at lower pressure do not function well at all{{verify}}
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You may have a little usable air in your lungs too - with footnotes, particularly that lungs at lower pressure do not function well at all, and in fact at zero zero pressure, water 'boils' at a temperature lower than the human body, and your lung's membranes rely on that water being there that to function. Even if you had an oxygen hose pumping air into your lings, you could not absorb the oxygen.
  
  

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Oxygen

Nitrogen

Gases and ebullism

Bloodflow

Skin

Freezing

Immediate damage

Heat

So what's the verdict?

What happens on the longer term?