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Can You Air Embolism
Very rarely: Dr. Quarles is right to say that the concern about air embolism from the vagina is greatly overblown, and there is more legend that fact. However, strong air pressure developing in the vagina during late pregnancy does pose a hazard, and rarely, fatal and near fatal cases have occurred, from orogenital sex or any source of air pressure in the vagina. See ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood vessels are made to carry blood - liquid. A small amount of air in a vessel is not usually a big deal as it will be absorbed into the blood. Larger volumes of air (10 mL or larger) can be significant to block blood flow in that vessel. That is bad in the brain (stroke) and really bad in the heart because ...Read more
Had cannulla in arm 8 days ago severe anxiety can you get air embolism from this no iv line used just drew blood? would i know by now plz respond
Can you get an air embolism if you douche while sitting in the tub and if you squeeze air into the vagina trying to empty the douche container?
Can you get vaginal air embolism from using a dildo the wrong way or having sex the wrong way? Should I be afraid of sex? I may get air embolsim...
Not likely at all: The risk of "vaginal air embolism" seems to be attributed almost exclusively to the actual "blowing of air into the vagina" and not from " using a dildo or having sex the wrong way". I do not think you should be afraid . There does not appear to be any real cause for alarm or concern . ...Read more
Can you get an air embolism from a shot into your upper arm? (made really weird bubble/squeek sound) got chest pains same day but also have anxiety.
Usually a blood clot that migrates from one area of the body to another. Most commonly a clot from a leg vein to the lung . It can also pertain to a clot, or atheromatous material that moves from one segment to another, such as cholesterol material in a carotid lesion moving into the ...Read more
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