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Air Bubbles In Blood
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.
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
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
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
Feels like air bubbles in my chest It comes and goes I notice it more at night while sat on sofa I am 34 years old?
Flatulence/gas: Requires an actual physical examination and testing. ...Read more