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Asphyxiation (Definition)

Asphyxiation is a broad term used to describe the obstruction of oxygen supply to the lungs and ultimately the body. Asphyxia can be the result of choking, advanced lung conditions such as cystic fibrosis, asthma, and COPD, as well as gases that reduce the normal concentration of ...Read more


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Can you please describe the effects and treatment for asphyxiation pneumonia?

Can you please describe the effects and treatment for asphyxiation pneumonia?

"aspiration? ": I'm guessing that you probably meant aspiration (not asphyxiation) pneumonia. Asphyxiation essentially means suffocation. Aspiration is when food or bacteria from the mouth gets into the airway and lungs. This can result in inflammation, and about 25% of the time a true infection will develop. Sometimes if there is no infection, we call it "pneumonitis". Antibiotics help if infection. ...Read more

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Difference between cross leg orgasm by holding breadth and auto erotic asphyxiation and which one is dangerous..... Plssss help?

Difference between cross leg orgasm by holding breadth and auto erotic asphyxiation and which one is dangerous..... Plssss help?

Asphyxiation: Is more dangerous. Holding breath is safer as you can release that faster usually, unless u lose consciousness. I understand why you would do this, but I would not recommend it. There are other ways, that are safer, to heighten u'r orgasms ...Read more

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Is cross leg orgasm by holding breadth and auto erotic asphyxiation is different or not and if different then what is the difference?

Is cross leg orgasm by holding breadth and auto erotic asphyxiation is different or not and if different then what is the difference?

Different.: Auto erotic asphyxiation uses methods other than holding breath, like bags, self strangulation, chemicals etc. This is life-threatening and very dangerous. Holding breath will cause you to faint if you don't breathe out the carbon dioxide. Not recommended since one thing might lead to one of the above to achieve better results. Psychiatrists might help with this condition. ...Read more

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Might erotic asphyxiation cause brain damage?

Might erotic asphyxiation cause brain damage?

Absolutely: Any activity that deprives the brain of oxygen can cause severe, irreversible brain damage. ...Read more

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Asphyxiation at birth, damaged my pituitary causing panhypopit, five pineal cysts, and chiari 1. Is it possible for my conditions to worsen as I age?

Asphyxiation at birth, damaged my pituitary causing panhypopit, five pineal cysts, and chiari 1. Is it possible for my conditions to worsen as I age?

Pituitary: If your pituitary deficiencies were the result of something that happend during birth I think it would be unlike you would develop more deficiencies at your age unless you had brain surgery near the pituitary or had significant head trauma in the future. ...Read more

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What is acute pain?

What is acute pain?

Recent: It is a type of pain which has started recently, less than 30 days ago such as sudden headache, back pain, and abdominal pain. ...Read more

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What is acute onset addinopathy?

What is acute onset addinopathy?

Adenapathy?: Swelling of the lymph nodes, most commonly th lymph nodes of the neck. ...Read more

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What exactly is acute katayama syndrome?

What exactly is acute katayama syndrome?

Parasitic infection: A tropical disease, due to Schistosomiasia, a parasitic disease. See this discussion: https://patient. Info/doctor/schistosomiasis-pro ...Read more

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What are the actual causes of this syndrome?

Need More Info: I need more information to understand your question. Please ask the question using specific information about the syndrome you are asking about. ...Read more

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Cure for acute acidity?

Cure for acute acidity?

Antacids: If you are talking about stomach acid then there are many medications that can reduce stomach acid. Medications like ranitidine and omeprazole are the most commonly used ones. Liquids like mylanta or maalox may provide more immediate but not lasting relief. ...Read more

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What drug for acute gout?

What drug for acute gout?

Cholcrys and Indocin (indomethacin): Cholcrys an Indocin (indomethacin) are the most common combination for acute gout attacks. ...Read more

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Abrupt menstrual problem?

Abrupt menstrual problem?

Re-ask.: I am sorry but there isn't enough info provided to give a helpful response. Try reasking the questions with any pertinent details. ...Read more

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Help! What is acute colitis?

Help! What is acute colitis?

Many things: Acute means new or sudden onset. Colitis can come from many things: infectious, ischemic, ulcerative, crohn's, etc. Each type of colitis may be treated differently depending on its cause. Needs a complete medical evaluation with their doctor to determine the best coarse of treatment. ...Read more

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Can men have acute porphyria?

Can men have acute porphyria?

Yes: Both men and women can have acute porphyria. However, attacks are more common in women because of hormonal changes that occur during the menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Can a fall cause an acute cva?

Can a fall cause an acute cva?

Unusual but possible: An acute CVA may have precipitated the fall, but if blood vessels are occluded or compressed in the neck, trauma could increase the problem. Trauma may also cause a blood vessel dissection, and direct issues with bleeding in the brain ...Read more

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What exactly is acute glaucoma?

What exactly is acute glaucoma?

Fluid block in eye: The eye has an internal clear fluid circulation 24/7. This is called the aqueous humor. The iris in certain shaped eyes (usually farsighted) can obstruct the outflow and within 1/2 hour the pressure can skyrocket to dangerous levels. This is an emergency, can be stopped with certain drugs and prevented with laser. See your ophthalmologist immediately if you suspect this condition. ...Read more

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What is acute encephalomyelitis?

What is acute encephalomyelitis?

Brain inflammation: It does not yell us the cause- infectious, inflammatory, toxic. It involves change in mental status. ...Read more

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How can acute proctitis be cured?

How can acute proctitis be cured?

Acute proctitis: There is no cure except for surgery to resect the rectum - there is treatment which can cool off the inflammation and hopefully the condition will abate - it can come back depending on the cause

proctitis is one of the most difficult things to treat in gastroenterology. ...Read more

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What is an acute bony abnormality?

Likely an xray dx: This was likely remarked on an xray. Although maybe not clearly a fracture on xray, there is just enough abnormality that the physician or radiologist felt like they needed to comment on it in a manner that wouldn't commit the diagnosis either way. Sometimes, it is necessary to have a follow-up xray in 2 weeks or so to determine if there is a fracture. Alternatively, ct or MRI may be ordered. ...Read more

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What is acute tonsillopharyngitis?

What is acute tonsillopharyngitis?

Bad sore throat: Usually caused by virus, less commonly by strep. If symptoms increase with fever see doc promptly. In mean time drink lots of liguids and rest. ...Read more

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What's acute vs regular bronchitis?

What's acute vs regular bronchitis?

Starting with "itis": That -itis in Medicalese only means "inflammation." It doesn't explain why. So, an "acute" bronchitis is a sudden inflammation of the bronchi, usually infectious, sometimes allergic. "Chronic" bronchitis is long-term, and is really referring to a form of COPD, the "blue bloater" type w/ mucus production vs. "pink puffer" emphysema. Asthma is sometimes also classified under the COPD umbrella term. ...Read more

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Is chron colitis like acute colitis?

Is chron colitis like acute colitis?

Can be: Crohn's as well as other colitis entities can be both acute or chronic. Acute colitis is a general term that includes the above but also can include ulcerative colitis, antibiotic associated colitis, ischemic colitis to name a few. ...Read more

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How long does acute paronychia last?

How long does acute paronychia last?

Depends: If treated with drainage and/or antibiotics it should start to improve within 48-72 hours. Left untreated it is likely to get worse. ...Read more

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What can stop acute cough in children?

What can stop acute cough in children?

Identify trigger: There are many reasons for cough and the treatment depends on the cause of the cough. Severe cough may indicate a foreign body in the airway or esophagus (food tube), infection or post nasal drip. Rather than suppress the cough, a child should be evaluated to make sure there is no severe underlying lung condition. ...Read more