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Can you get secondary drowning for inhaling a sip of water

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Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Drowning: No

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A female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Inhaling coffee: would be called aspiration, but secondary drowning would be a term used by some
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No, just as U said-: - inhaled chlorinated water. No symptoms later means all is fine.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely : unless u inhaled a huge amount ..usually only happens in the ocean
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theresa Henderson
40 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Water in trachea: The water in your wind pipe (trachea) will not drown you but will cause coughing at the time amid could transiently aggravate your asthma so the use o ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Drown: Your can if enough goes down and does not come back up. If you are thinking about trying to drown this way please call the suicide line. NOW.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Choking: Some of the water made its way into the windpipe and his vocal cords went into a spasm causing him to choke., and cough. If the bath water had soap/bo ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
I wouldn't: Your epiglottis worked as it was designed to block the airway from having water run in. It then relaxed.
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A female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: I would suggest closely observing her for any signs of distress or infection. Please check her temperature and call your PCP for a follow up visit. If ... Read More
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Dr. William Walsh
16 years experience Addiction Medicine
Therapy: Behavioral therapy often works to help people overcome phobias. See your physician for a referal to a local psychologist or psychiatrist that does co ... Read More

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