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Dangers Of Thick Secretions In The Lungs
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
Anatomy & Physiology of the Respiratory System: The respiratory system is situated in the thorax, and is responsible for gaseous exchange between the circulatory system and the outside world. Air is taken in via the upper airways (the nasal cavity, pharynx and larynx) through the lower airways (trachea, primary bronchi and bronchial tree) and into the small bronchioles and alveoli within the lung tissue. (Souce: Virtual autopsy) ...Read more
Nasal vestibulitis: A raw area in the nose is frequently caused by a bacterial infection of the lining of the nose. Sometimes this is MRSA (methicillin resistant staph aureus). If not going away it should be looked at by an ent. Frequently treated with Mupirocin ointment, sometimes in combination with Doxycycline antibiotic pills. ...Read more
WHAT IS THE CAUSE OF MUCUS BUILD UP NEAR THE BRONCHITIS IN THE ESOPHAGUS .IT IS CLEAR AND RATHER STICKY.
What's the risk of pregnancy from the leakage of seaman from the base of a somewhat loose condom? We found white sticky fluid on the vagina.
With chronic bronchitis or copd, what is the color & texture is the mucous or secretions from the lungs ?
Is there any other symptoms other than the feeling of water filling up in the chest & coughing for fluid in the lungs?
Fluid in the lung: As doctors, fluid in the lung means a pleural effusion which i seriously doubt you have. Your cough is probably a bronchitis. If you smoke you should not be surprised to feel this way. If you do not smoke and you are coughing up colored secretions, you will need an antibiotic if there is an infection. Are you wheezing? You may need a pulmonary medication to help you. See your family doctor. ...Read more
Explain question: I am not sure I understand what dryness in the lungs is- please resubmit your question. ...Read more
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