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A 32-year-old female asked:

Again had another antibiotic infusion and the line was filled with a lot of air. it even started making a desinflating fsound. i freak and called the nurse and she said it was fine. feel mostly fine although had a cough for a couple minutes. am i ok?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
Yes.
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Dr. Frank Amico Sr
Addiction Medicine 44 years experience
Yes, you are fine. Air going into a vein is not going to cause symptoms.
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Last updated May 29, 2022

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