A 26-year-old female asked:
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when i used nasal spray, during one of the sprays, only air came out!!! could spraying air up in my nose like that cause air embolism??

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Dr. Donald Elton
33 years experience Pulmonology
No: An air embolism occurs when air gets injected into a blood vessel. Your nose is designed to handle air
Answered on Mar 5, 2015

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