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Collapsed Trachea Human
TRACHEA carries the air to the lungs collapsed trachea is an extreme medical emergency! (It not only "affects gas exchange" IT STOPS IT!
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BTW PARTIAL COLLAPSE is seen in some diseases eg tumors and area different situation.. ...Read more
Stridor: Tracheal collapse is usually congenital or dur to extrinsic compression, infection, inflammatory conditions, or prolonged intubation. Trachea normally expands on inspiration and narrows on expiration. In conditions of collapse the first noticeable symptom would normally be expiratory stridor or crow as air release becomes more difficult due to exaggerated narrowing of the trachea. Need evaluation ...Read more
Collapse: Collapse = rapid prostration.Get a more detailed answer ›
Trachea move: I can be moved with you fingers ...Read more
Pressure: The high pressure that is produced when air gets into pleural space is so great, that it pushes the trachea to the other side. ...Read more
Cough: Small food particles that are aspirated into the trachea will be coughed out and swallowed. ...Read more
For the last few months it feels like my trachea is dislocating and I "pop" it back into place, it's painful. Is this something to worry about?
Stop Popping: Trachea back into place. Go see a doctor for evaluation and treatment. Not normal to have dislocating trachea. ...Read more