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Drowning = suffocation due to aspiration of water / fluid.
Drowning = suffocation due to aspiration of water / fluid.
I'm having bad headache after near drowning, is it normal symptom??should i go to the hospital to check?
Headache is: a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Severe pain, vertigo, visual disturbances nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light, dizziness, neck pain, nose bleeding and parasthesias are common symptoms. Go to ER if you feel like it. This condition must be professionally managed. Rec.: see an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation to avoid unnecessary future pain ER visits. ...Read more
Would you know if you were dry drowning or secondary drowning after having a swim? No coughing, breathing difficulties, pain or symptoms present
No: If they are ot conscious, by definition there is no ability to suffer. ...Read more
Sore nipples, yeast infection, period 3weeks late, 2 negative test, a little drown discharge day that period was supposed to come, could i be pregnant?
Unlikely : The over the counter pregnancy tests are very accurate. It's unlikely that you are pregnant with 2 negative tests. If you want to be absolutely sure, your doctor can order a blood test to confirm. Your doctor can also evaluate your symptoms more in-depth as they would be caused by other hormonal imbalance issues or thyroid problems. ...Read more
Usually-Yes: Depending upon how severly injured she is, yes.There is often a very high risk of secondary infection in the weakened body.Trust your doctors on this one! ...Read more
Death likely from congestive heart failure; gurgling when breathing, then loss of consciousness/foam coming from nose/mouth. Could cpr have helped?
Brown.: Likely old blood. Get checked for infection. ...Read more
Depends on situation: Part of the bodies mechanism for deciding when to breathe is controlled by co2 sensors in the main blood vessels. In some medical conditions (like copd), when excess oxygen is given to patients & drops the co2 level, their sensors stop the automatic breathing cycle until it builds back up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Severe reaction to 2hand cigarette smoke/cling. Instantly lose voice, chest congestion, wet cough, wheezing, trouble breathing. Some popcorn bags too. Pure tobacco ok. No other asthmas. What additive?
I'm terrified of my shower. I'd rather smell than bathe. I love swimming though. Showers send me into anxiety attacks about drowning, death, etc.
Inhaled a tiny bit of pastina into lungs tiny star pasta spoonful was too hot gasped didn't choke coughing feeling of phlegm in lung mild asthma symp?
Supportive care : It happens after drowning. No body knows who gets it. It is complication of the drowning process no body could explain well but i think it is. Acute lung injury kind of situation which rarely happens. So if. Drowning happens and patient comes out of that he needs to be closely watched for three days if things get worse then in the hospital it will be treated. With supportve care. ...Read more
Supportive: The most important thing is to give the patient supportive treatment: a ventilator if they can't breathe, antibiotics if there is infection, warming if there is hypothermia, etc. Hopefully, there is no long term brain damage from lack of oxygen. But, mainly, it is supportive therapy. ...Read more
Rescue!: The key to surviving drowning (unless the water is very cold) is rapid revival prior to brain injury. Depending on the individual, this is two to five minutes after the patient stops breathing. If there is a cardiac arrest associated with the drowning, the prognosis is grim. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treatment: Pubic lice (phthirus pubis) can be treated with otc product like nix (permethrin) or rid. Other options are prescription medications like Malathion (kept on affected area for 8 to 12 hours); invermectin (2 pills – may need to repeated in 10 days); lindane (if you have failed other treatments). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 15 month old choked on water 3 times in the bath tub while trying to drink the water. Could he be at risk for dry drowning? This was 40 minutes ago
Dry drowning: The entity of dry drowning is not something that has been reliably verified as a clinical entity. If your child choked on water in the bath tub while trying to drink it but did not suffer a pronged period of submersion, loss of consciousness, loss of respiratory effort or loss of pulse, and is not having trouble breathing currently, then it is unlikely to lead to adverse problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I always forget to ask my doctor about how to prevent drowning. Are there some steps I should be taking?
Drowning prevention: Most drownings occur in swimming pools in residential areas. The best strategy is to install appropriate fences around pools. Ask your city/county about the specific requirements. Studies have shown that the vast majority of pools in the US are not fenced! Also, there are alarms (like baby alarms) that your child can wear, which send a signal to the a base as soon as your child hits the water. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Air is essential: You need air to live. A fish "drowns" in air. There are circumstances in which the oxygen is out of the air such as a closed garage with a motor runnjng (carbon monoxide poisoning) or for instance volcanic craters in which gas from the fumarole displaces the air. Luckily we mostly have normal, livable air around us. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fears: Some fears appear for no particular reason and we can begin to obsess about them. Drowning may be a symbol for you or perhaps you saw or read something that put this in your thoughts. Since drowning is unusual and can only happen if you go in water, you can overcome your fears by choosing to not be afraid. ...Read more
Drowning...: During drowning, the airways are filled with fluid so air exchange cannot happen. So, carbon dioxide cannot be removed and oxygen cannot get into the lungs. Therefore, oxygen cannot circulate to the rest of the body including the brain, the heart, the kidneys, etc. If the body is deprived of oxygen long enough, death can occur. ...Read more