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Is it possible to bruise your trachea

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Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Voice rest: Monitor carefully for respiratory compromise. Noisy breathing or low oxygen levels may require hospitalization. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Need to be checked: First you have to see your doctor , it could be a simple inflamed lymph node , or thyroid tumor . you must see your doctor for investigation with out... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Needs exam: Do you have a thyroid problem?? The thyroid gland is often larger on one side than the other or a thyroid nodule may be causing the tracheal deviation... Read More
Dr. Fawad Khan
Specializes in Sleep Medicine
Deviated trachea.: Is this from birth or a past injury? In any case I would not be too concerned if there are no issues with breathing.
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Determine why: Hi. It needs to be determined WHY your trachea is deviated. At what level is it deviated - neck or chest? Has your doc checked your thyroid? If the th... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Normal response, or: May be increased with a cold , a heart problem or other lung problems.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Diaz
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 22 years experience
Tracheostomy?: Different kinds of "trachea tube", but i'm assuming you mean tracheostomy. For this, general anesthesia (usually), small incision in front of neck, j... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Pulmonary Critical Care 36 years experience
Serious?: You want to check with your doc ASAP. bronch? EGD? CT neck and chest? Needs evaluation ASAP.
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hassan Bencheqroun
Pulmonary Critical Care 22 years experience
Cold/Dry air: Typically this type of "pain" comes when air comes in quickly and doesn't pick up moisture to be gentle on your throat lining. Usually breathing slowe... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
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Trachea is part of: the Respiratory system . It forms branches or bronchi into the lung tissue or alveoli to enable gas exchange.
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Dr. Mark Lubienski
Thoracic Surgery 37 years experience
Stridor: Tracheal collapse is usually congenital or dur to extrinsic compression, infection, inflammatory conditions, or prolonged intubation. Trachea normally... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Pressure: The high pressure that is produced when air gets into pleural space is so great, that it pushes the trachea to the other side.

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