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How long does bad breath associated with nasal foreign body last?

How long does bad breath associated with nasal foreign body last?

Very short-lived: It should not last very long after removal, unless you've developed a sinus infection from it. Try a neti-pot or sinus rinses twice a day for 3 days, if not gone by then go see a nose and sinus specialist. ...Read more

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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Foreign Body (Definition)

Something foreign means it is not supposed to be there and has been somehow come to be there, in ...Read more


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How to prevent foreign body inhalation in cases of nasal foreign body.?

How to prevent foreign body inhalation in cases of nasal foreign body.?

Nasal foreign body: Assuming you have a foreign body in the nose, the foremost strategy would be to remove the foreign body. Your nose will be much happier that way, too. If the foreign body can't be taken out right away, avoid sleeping on your back, breath with your mouth open and expedite getting it out. Removal of nasal foreign bodies is typically not something that should wait...Not even longer than a day. ...Read more

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Can past history of foreign body in nose be a cause for nose bleed?

Can past history of foreign body in nose be a cause for nose bleed?

How far past?: You wouldn't expect any nose bleed from a FB removed from the nose a couple weeks or more in the past. If any portion is retained it tends to form a smelly nidus of infection within days that eventually leads to removal. ...Read more

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Is there a risk of inhaling foreign body accidentally through the nose into the lungs?

Is there a risk of inhaling foreign body accidentally through the nose into the lungs?

Yes: Yes. If a foreign body is in the nose, depending on its size, it may get into the lungs. If your child has a foreign body in their nose, they should be seen by a physician immediately. ...Read more

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How to prevent foreign body inhalation in cases of nasal foreign body.?

Nasal foreign body: Assuming you have a foreign body in the nose, the foremost strategy would be to remove the foreign body. Your nose will be much happier that way, too. If the foreign body can't be taken out right away, avoid sleeping on your back, breath with your mouth open and expedite getting it out. Removal of nasal foreign bodies is typically not something that should wait...Not even longer than a day. ...Read more

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How long does bad breath associated with nasal foreign body last?

Very short-lived: It should not last very long after removal, unless you've developed a sinus infection from it. Try a neti-pot or sinus rinses twice a day for 3 days, if not gone by then go see a nose and sinus specialist. ...Read more

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Could a very small nasal foreign body that pushed thru somewhere in the cavity cause endocarditis?

Could a very small nasal foreign body that pushed thru somewhere in the cavity cause endocarditis?

Question unclear: Anything that places bacteria in the bloodstream, particularly if the organism has a high pathogenic potential, creates a risk of endocarditis, but this often requires the presence of some pre-existing cardiac condition that creates a risk. It is doubtful that what you describe will cause endocarditis, but have no idea what "pushed thru somewhere in the cavity" means. Elucidate. ...Read more

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Do people with vaginal foreign body have a lot of pain?

Do people with vaginal foreign body have a lot of pain?

Depends: Not necesarily. Small foreign bodies can be pain free, like forgotten tampon, yet effects can be devastating. Any problem in the gyn area should prompt you see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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Can you have inhaled foreign body without having symptoms of choking?

Under anesthesia: People inhale tiny particles every day that never trigger the cough reflex. Things like the particulate of air pollution or smoke will often not trigger much of an effect. The lung eventually cleans these up over time. General anesthesia will remove the cough reflex while under, but you will not inhale a foreign body of any size without triggering cough. ...Read more

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I want to know my options for treating foreign body in respiratory tract?

I want to know my options for treating foreign body in respiratory tract?

REMOVE FB's: Any foreign body in 'the respiratory tract' probably should be removed. Foreign bodies in the bronchi/trachea of the lungs can cause irritation, cough, infection and bronchoscopy by a pulmonologist is the best way to manage the problem. Foreign bodies in the nasal/sinus areas may be managed by primary care or ENT depending how accessible they are. I have removed tiny objects from toddler noses! ...Read more

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How soon does foreign body aspiration symptoms show? Can it be delayed for three days?

Yes: It may take a few days for an infection to "pronounce" it self with a foreign body aspiration. If you are concerned, ask for a chest X-ray. ...Read more

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What is the emergency first aid measure to take in case of a person choking with a foreign body?

What is the emergency first aid measure to take in case of a person choking with a foreign body?

Heimlich maneuver: Is the person's airway actually obstructed? If he is coughing or talking, he may fix himself without assistance. By trying to help him you may actually do more harm than good. But if he is choking and cannot breathe because of a foreign body, the heimlich maneuver is what is used. See this link for detailed instructions on adults, infants, and oneself: http://heimlichinstitute. Com/page. Php? Id=34. ...Read more

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Can you die from foreign body in a wound?

Yes: Infection anywhere can reach bloodstream and cause sepsis, multiple organ failure and ultimately death. ...Read more

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What's the safest way to treat foreign body in a wound?

What's the safest way to treat foreign body in a wound?

See md: The area needs to be irrigated and the foreign body removed. Tetanus toxoid if not received in 5 years and possibly antibiotics to prevent infection. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: foreign body?

Something foreighn: Something foreign means it is not supposed to be there and has been somehow come to be there, in any part of body. ...Read more

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What sort of problem is a corneal foreign body?

Corneal foreign body: If an object lodges on the surface of the cornea and cannot be removed with simply irrigation, it (the foreign body) causes pain, irritation redness and if iron or copper can rust and lead to staining of the cornea. Removal can be done under topical anesthesia in your ophthalmologists office and should be done as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What can I take to treat foreign body ingestion?

Generally: Generally foreign bodies pass on their own. If the foreign does not pass the pylorus you may need endoscopy to retrieve it. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for foreign body in a wound?

Depends: The wound will be evaluated for position of the entry site, risk to underlying structures, risk of infection (you may need to renew your tetanus shot), and size and structures of the wound. This may require flush, antisepsis, sutures and proper bandaging. This can be done in an er or with a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How quick to recover after corneal foreign body injury?

How quick to recover after corneal foreign body injury?

48 to 72 hrs: Depending on the size, depth and cause of the foreign body injury will determine how long it takes to heal. Some foreign bodies can be removed with a simple cotton tip, others may require a "burr" or small drill to remove the foreign body. I will usually put my patients on antibiotic drops for 3-5 days after removing the foreign body to prevent an infection. ...Read more

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Dr. David Jakubowicz
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