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Doctor insights on: Air Bubbles In Blood

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Is it harmful if air bubble entered in blood stream?

Is it harmful if air bubble entered in blood stream?

Just a few: You can see this happening all the time in intravenous lines. It's not harmful unless enough enters to produce vapor lock in the right side of the heart or the large arteries. The gas will pass rapidly into the lungs and get breathed out. ...Read more

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I feel like air bubbles go through my veins at different points, is this high blood pressure or risk of a clot? Smoked 9 packs of cigs in 4 weeks.

I feel like air bubbles go through my veins at different points, is this high blood pressure or risk of a clot? Smoked 9 packs of cigs in 4 weeks.

Strange: That is an unusual symptom so let's face the fact that your question will not have a clear answer. General principle: you can't feel your blood pressure. The only exceptions are extremely high (>220/>120) or very low (. ...Read more

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What is the term for air bubbles going up to your head when you get a shot?

What is the term for air bubbles going up to your head when you get a shot?

Air embolus: This is only a problem if you get an injection into an artery leading to the head. Otherwise, air for instance in veins is easily handled during the transit of the blood through your lungs. ...Read more

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What are the causes of air bubbles in sinuses?

What are the causes of air bubbles in sinuses?

Fluid in the sinus: Air / fluid levels, or bubbles in the sinuses may be an indication of an infection and best to see your otolarygologist. ...Read more

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What causes air bubbles out of your body?

What causes air bubbles out of your body?

Time: Your body will absorb any air bubbles contained within. Most air in the body (in the wrong places) is from tissue breakdown with air entry through an opening which can be enhanced for instance by coughing or sneezing. Don't inject air anywhere into your body. Air is used by eye surgeons for retinal problems; the air spontaneously gets absorbed. ...Read more

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On IV how to get rid of these air bubbles?

On IV how to get rid of these air bubbles?

By stopping: If you see air bubbles IV must be stopped should not allow , discord when free of bubbles reinsert IV and prevent air embolism. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of air bubbles in your back ?

Please Clarify: I'm not sure what you mean by air bubble in your back. Please clarify. ...Read more

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What are air bubbles at the base of your skull caused by?

What are air bubbles at the base of your skull caused by?

There should not be: air bubbles at the base of your skull. If you would resubmit your question informing us as to what makes you think you have air bubbles at the base of your skull (example, injury; something seen on x-ray) maybe we can clarify this for you. ...Read more

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I put a condom on the right way but forgot to pinch the top for air bubbles so I took it off and rolled it then put it back on. Should I be worried?

I put a condom on the right way but forgot to pinch the top for air bubbles so I took it off and rolled it then put it back on. Should I be worried?

Probably not: It's more than likely fine. As long as the condom wasn't damaged in the process (torn etc) you are fine. Congratulations on practicing safe sex. ...Read more