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How can someone survive an amnotic fluid embolism?

How can someone survive an amnotic fluid embolism?

Immediate diagnosis: A md who immediately suspects amniotic fluid embolism for the chest pain, shortness of breath, and unexplained anxiety will treat it fast before it has a chance to kill. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Embolus (Definition)

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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How does meconium stain amniotic fluid causes amniotic fluid embolism?

How does meconium stain amniotic fluid causes amniotic fluid embolism?

It does not!: Meconium passage in utero is common and generally without consequence provided there is no fetal distress. Amniotic fluid embolism is a very rare but almost always lethal maternal complication of late pregnancy. The two conditions are unrelated. ...Read more

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If the amniotic sac didn't break then would amniotic flyid embolisim be impossible? Can babies be delivered without amniotic sac broke?

If the amniotic sac didn't break then would amniotic flyid embolisim be impossible? Can babies be delivered without amniotic sac broke?

En caul: When the baby is born still in the sac it is called delivery “en caul.” It occurs in about 1/80000 deliveries. While the relationship between delivery in en caul and amniotic fluid embolism is unknown both are so rare it would be impossible to determine. ...Read more

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Can you have an Amniotic fluid embolisim without any trauma to uterus? How do you prevent cervical tears that cause AFE?

Can you have an Amniotic fluid embolisim without any trauma to uterus? How do you prevent cervical tears that cause AFE?

Rare: Fortunately amniotic fluid embolism is rare and it is not necessarily caused by cervical tears. The only way to completely prevent cervical tears is by c-section before labor and amniotic fluid embolism can occur with c-section. This is truly sufficiently rare that it is not a realistic worry. Talk to your OB and if you continue to worry seek counseling to help with your fear. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What cause amniotic fluid embolism to happen during a C-section what can go wrong?

What cause amniotic fluid embolism to happen during a C-section what can go wrong?

Rare: This a rare but very serious problem. It can occur when amniotic fluid gets into the blood stream and sets up a reaction that can b e life threatening., . ...Read more

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Does your heart rate go up rapidly during amniotic-fluid embolism?

Does your heart rate go up rapidly  during amniotic-fluid embolism?

Yes and then you die: Afe is a very rare but frequently lethal condition for the parturient. Unheralded cardiovascular collapse and disseminated intravascular coagulation are the main manifestations and can prove lethal very quickly even with expert care. ...Read more

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How can an air embolism kill your fetus?

How can an air embolism kill your fetus?

Extremely rare: Air embolism refers to air or gas entering the blood stream. In an adult it can be from an intravenous line. In the case of a fetus the potential would be from the mothers bloodstream or vaginal canal. If you have concerns then discuss these with your obstetrician. They are here to help you and rare case reports exist. ...Read more

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Can u leak amniotic fluid at 35 weeks of pregnancy?

Can u leak amniotic fluid at 35 weeks of pregnancy?

Yes, call OB: Call your obstetrician, could be premature rupture of membranes, infection, trauma, other things. ...Read more

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Can you get air embolism from air in vagina?

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 more

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How often do women get saved from amonotic fluid embolism?

How often do women get saved from amonotic fluid embolism?

Hard to say: Its not a very common problem diff to diagnose je to be thinking about the possibilities when symptoms develop. ...Read more

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How long can you have a pulmonary embolism without it forcing you into hospital?

? hospital: Pulmonary emboli are often small and unrecognized. Even with minor symptoms, they can often be treated as an outpatient. Only large and symptomatic pe "force" hospital treatment. Blood thinners are the most common form of therapy. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have an ovarian cyst..does it rupture and leak fluid during your ovulation times? will there be blood in mucus also?

How can you tell if you have an ovarian cyst..does it rupture and leak fluid during your ovulation times?  will there be blood in mucus also?

Ultrasound: to see a cyst you need to take a look on ultrasound. sometime you see it and sometimes you might see a lot of fluid around that shows the cyst already burst open. it is possible to bleed but that is not common ...Read more

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Can amniotic fluid embolism be prevented by having a c section?

No: In fact, a c section may increase the risk of such an event. ...Read more

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How can I prevent amniotic sac disorders?

How can I prevent amniotic sac disorders?

Need more info: If you are asking about too little amniotic fluid, avoid becoming a diabetic or hypertensive which can decrease fluid. If you are asking about too much fluid, avoid diabetes of pregnancy which can sometimes cause this. If you are asking about amniotic bands, etc then there really is nothing you can do to prevent them. ...Read more

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Does your heart rate go up rapidly or down during amniotic-fluid embolism?

Does your heart rate go up rapidly or down during amniotic-fluid embolism?

Up: Generally up because of the significant vascular response, vascular dilation and the heart trying to compensate, there is a 50% mortality and those who do not die are in the ICU because they almost died, it's horrible. If you are considering that you have this problem currently, well, you wouldn't be able to write this. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the symptoms of having amniotic fluids get into your bloodstream why delivering cesarean?

Can you tell me the symptoms of having amniotic fluids get into your bloodstream why delivering cesarean?

Amniotic fluid: Amniotic fluid embolism is what I assume you are talking about. If a large bolus of fluid gets into your blood stream it can cause very sudden shock. Luckily this is very uncommon. In fact in 20 years I haven't had one of these. If its recognized and treated appropriately women do recover well from this. ...Read more

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Can you fly after a pericardial effusion?

Can you fly after a pericardial effusion?

Flight: If the pericardial effusion has resolved, flying likely ok. If it is still present, not a good idea to fly. ...Read more

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Amniotic Fluid Embolism (Definition)

Amniotic fluid embolism happens when amniotic fluid, fetal cells, fetal hair, or other debris enters the mother's blood stream and lodges in her lungs as a ...Read more