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Inhalation Injury In Children
Depends: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more
Fire.: The word "thermal" implies temperature, i.e. heat. ...Read more
Not that simple: One Egyptian study indicated "overall mortality rate among patients with inhalation injury was 41.5% (54/130) compared with 7.2% (11/151) among patients without inhalation injury". (http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC3230152/) The issue is complex. ...Read more
Costochondritis: Pain behind your shoulder blade can be caused by inflammation of the space between your shoulder blade and your ribs or the muscles between the ribs can become inflammed, both can cause pain on deep inspiration, both are usually self limited and can be managed with nsaids. If pain persist or worsens would certainly recommend you see a physician. ...Read more
I inhaled quite a bit of water while drinking about two hours ago. I'm still coughing. I'm home alone with three children. What should I do? Help!
911IfYouStartChoking: If overall you are breathing OK and feel you are getting enough air and the coughing isn't getting in the way of your breathing too much, then this should all clear -up in a short while. But...you said "quite a bit"of water. How much is that? Hopefully not too much. But generally, water will get absorbed from the lungs efficiently. You may have some irritation for a while. Also, how did this happen? ...Read more
Are mattresses with a memory foam layer safe for children of 6 and 10? Is there a risk of them inhaling their Carbon Dioxide while lay on their front?
Dry powder inhalers are equally effective and are becoming more popular than commonly used metered dose inhalers or MDI's as the former comes without the potential for environmental concerns of damaging the ozone layer with CFC propellants. In MDI's.
In both, one should wash the mouth after use to avoid after taste and potential for developing thrush in mouth. ...Read more
I want ask u about asthma in children 12months here docto gave him inhaler of ventolin 3times aday. It's not good to take it 3 times aday?
Asthma: Ventolin inhaler can be used in young children via an airochamper with mask or albuterol solution by nebulizer every 4 hours as needed, other meds are available depending on the severity of his asthma, make sure he is not exposed to passive smoking, or any triggers in her environment. Good luck. ...Read more
NO: Combivent (albuterol and ipratropium) is an inhaler that contains a combination of salbutamol and ipratroprium bromide. It is approved for use in copd. There is no safety data for children under 12, and hence should not be used in a child that is age 4. There are many safe alternatives that are approved for use in young children, talk with your doctor. ...Read more
Why do I get back and sometimes chest pains when I breath in? 30yrs no illness or injury been over a month now.
Why do I get sharp pains in my necks up into my head that take my breath away? What could cause this? No illness or injury
Neck pains: Sharp pains in the back of the neck can be due to pinching of the occipital nerve coming out of your neck from arthritic vertebral spurs or disc disease. Another possibility is muscle tension or inflammation. Your physician or orthopedic specialist will examine you and order any appropriate tests, medications or physical therapy. ...Read more
I have very painful sharp stabbing pains in my right thigh. Not caused by injury. So painful it takes my breath away. What could it be?
Many possibilities: A detailed history of the problem and a thorough physical exam are essential to find out what is wrong, it can be nerve root compression from your back, it can be local bone issue in your thigh? So best if you contact your physician and get evaluated. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more
I've had pain when taking a deep breath in my back and chest I have a rotator cuff injury that is said to have caused this but I think it's a PE?
Causes of PE: PE and DVT are caused by either prolonged periods of not moving, injuries, or genetic clotting disorders. In the absence of any of these, why would you have a PE. Also, typically there would be a leg clot. Is your leg swollen? I agree the RTC tears don't typically cause back or chest pain but there are many other possible diagnoses, such as costochondritis, that would be more likely. ...Read more
Sudden onset of Right sided pain very painful when real bad I feel I can't breath properly had ankle injury 11 days ago could the two be connected.?
Unlikely, but both need attention.
I would suggest you start with a trip to your local Emergency facility.
Hope all goes well. ...Read more
Chest/back pain when I breath in, short breath, 30yrs. No illness or injury diagnosed with fibro 5yrs and now being tested for MS. Related? Serious?
Comments: Pain on breathing is not usually experienced in MS. Your doctors perhaps are considering this diagnosis for a different reason. Perhaps things can get clarified via a virtual consult, here on site. ...Read more
Depends on injury: Typically, shortness of breath is not the result of back injury. However, nerve damage that affects nerves of respiration could cause this, but that would be rare usually associated with a high energy injury. If there are associated posterior rib injuries or pneumothorax that could definitely feeling of shortness of breath. ...Read more
I'm getting chest pain when I'm breathing air in cold weather, feels like I can't breath & I'm passing out for sometime, treating left shoulder injury?
Worrisome symptoms: Your symptoms are worrisome. They may be due to either a heart or a lung condition, and require urgent evaluation. Asthma or spasm in the airways in response to cold weather is common, and is easily diagnosed and treated. Passing out requires cardiac, and even neurological evaluation to be completely investigated. While most cases of passing out are not due to a serious illness, some are. See MD! ...Read more
I've got a pain in my right bottom ribs from what I assume was throwing up quite violently on the weekend. It hurts to breath and move and laugh, cough etc. I think this is a muscle injury. How long until I'm back to normal. I hate being away from the gy
Intercostal strain: Most likely this is an intercostal muscle strain. A strain of the costochondral cartilage would be another possibility. Rest is the primary treatment for either one of these. I would recommend that you be pain-free with everyday activities for around 5 days before strenuous exercise. However, cardio training such as stationary biking and some medium-intensity walking may be tolerated now. ...Read more
Sinuses free but pain on bridge of nose and under eyes can barely touch it if it is swollen u can barely c it no injury woke up like this yesterday and I can breath fine through my nose. Skin feels tight in that area hurts to touch or yawn affecting my who
Not enough information without an exam to fully answer your question. What do you mean that your sinuses are "free"? Do you have nasal congestion? Did you have an injury to your nose? Are your eyes involved in any way?
There are multiple sinuses in your skull, above the nose and eyes, below the eyes, and between the eyes. They all drain into the nose. Any one or more of these sinuses can be affected with either sinusitis or an infection leading to pain and tenderness to touch.
This could also be a skin infection.
I recommend that you schedule an appointment with your physician for evaluation. ...Read more
I have shortness of breath pain in chest and occasionally pain in left shoulder sweating feeling faint and nauseated. I had no injuries or trauma?
See Doc: Multiple causes, but should be evaluated asap to make sure this isn't a heart issue. ...Read more
C/o sob. Can't get full breath in everytime. Had bronchitis 2 wk ago no cough, just achy and sob. Could back injury that mildly tingles on & off cause?
Probably yes. U need:
To be checked out by the pcp, as this could be anything from a minor thing associated with your bronchitis, to a more serious problem like a clot in the lungs.
Without any other hx, examination or test results, it will be difficult to have a meaningful answer for you; except check with your pcp. ...Read more
Had on the job injury with continuance chest pain and shortness of breath for a month. All radiological reports say nothing found.?
Chest pain: Not enough info to say much, need more information to speculate. ...Read more
Pain in left side of chest & back. Came on yesterday afternoon, no injury or strain to cause it. Worse with deep breath, also some shortness of breath?
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