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What does crushed windpipe look like?

What does  crushed windpipe look like?

Trauma?: The windpipe, or trachea, is composed on cartilage on the front and sides. The back is composed of a membrane. It is possible to "crush" the trachea as a result from direct trauma. This is a dire emergency because it can lead to airway obstruction. If you are concerned about any airway injury, please seek immediate medical attention. ...Read more

Windpipe (Definition)

The windpipe or trachea is the structure that carries air from your nose and mouth to your lungs. It is located ...Read more


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For 1 week I've had pain in my windpipe, it feels like theres something stuck i can't swallow and the pain gets worse when i try to swallow. Thank you?

For 1 week I've had pain in my windpipe, it feels like theres something stuck i can't swallow and the pain gets worse when i try to swallow. Thank you?

Food pipe?: If you feel something is stuck and you have pain swallowing, you may have a difficulty in your foodpipe. If you are unable to swallow solid food, you should see a doctor immediately. If you are able to swallow liquids and soft foods, you should see the doctor if it does not get better in a day or two. ...Read more

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Need help feels like i can't breath properly feels like mucros is blocking my windpipe i don't know what to do?

Need help feels like i can't breath properly feels like mucros is blocking my windpipe i don't know what to do?

Go to the Doctor: I would think that this could be the very definition of when it is time to call your family doctor and get in to be seen. You need to be examined. ...Read more

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I have silent reflux im having a hard time swallowing all the food keeps comming up feels like somethings always stick im my windpipe?

I have silent reflux im having a hard time swallowing all the food keeps comming up feels like somethings always stick im my windpipe?

See a doc: It sounds like a bad case of reflux esophagitis. Untreated one could lead to dysphasia or difficulty to swallow like what you are experiencing. Long term complications of untreated esophagitis can lead to cancer of the eating tube. An gastroenterologist is the one that could help you. ...Read more

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Pain coming from windpipe area?

Can be foreign body.: This might be many things. It can be just irritation, or it can be from an injury to the chest/ribs, etc. It might be pneumonia but there would be fever, etc. Another possibility is that it could be a foreign body that was accidently swallowed and is stuck somewhere in the lungs/windpipe. If this has been going on for a while, you should see your doctor for an xray to be sure nothing is there. ...Read more

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Odds of surviving a cut to the windpipe?

Odds of surviving a cut to the windpipe?

Very good: With prompt medical attention and avoidance of the nearby veins and arteries, it is survivable--just like a tracheostomy. ...Read more

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Why does my windpipe hurt after jogging far?

Why does my windpipe hurt after jogging far?

Likely exertion.: Jogging far is a considerable amount of exercise. It might put strain on muscles, your heart, and your lungs. Your windpipe may hurt because your body is trying to get more oxygen into it than when you are resting, even when done jogging. This is to be expected, but if you get difficulty breathing while jogging, see your doctor to test your heart as this may be a sign of heart disease. ...Read more

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How can I get a pill out of my windpipe? Gagging

How can I get a pill out of my windpipe? Gagging

Cough: If fails heimlich maneuver. If fails go to emergency room. ...Read more