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trapped wind in windpipe

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Specifically if painful, as the diaphragm muscle will have to expand over a distended bowel loop.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
20 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: Yes.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kate Erwin
Specializes in Child Psychiatry
Unlikely: Unlikely to cause permanent damage due to brief exposure
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not serious: If you are healthy enough to write this question, you are at no risk from this episode. Have a healthy diet, exercise, drink plenty of water, have saf ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Yauch
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possible acid: Some people swallow air when they speak or chew- which could cause some of your complaints. Acid reflux would be another possible cause- especially w ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Merrill Reuter
35 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Sounds like reflux: Tums (calcium carbonate) should help.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherris
33 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
911: Absolute medical emergency...Call 911. Nothing you can do at home is safe or effective, and may do harm.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John McMahan
48 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Itchy Windpipe : It could be an allergy or infection or gerd or a number of other issues. See your pcp for treatment or a referral to a specialist.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Mott
29 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Usually not: A prominent adams apple or tracheal cartilage is not dangerous or pose any health risk.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristie Paris
39 years experience Radiation Oncology
See A doctor: Need to see your doctor could have a simple mucus plug, or a blood vessel that is enlarged pulsating or even a tumor. You will need to be evaluated b ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherris
33 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Pneumonia: It can cause pneumonia, so if it is still there go to the emergency room.

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