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Is It Possible To Bruise Your Trachea
Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
I'm 37 yo female. Lump to immediate right of trachea. No pain upon swallow, but tender to even gentle touch. Intermittent mild dysphasia.
Need to be checked: First you have to see your doctor, it could be a simple inflamed lymph node, or thyroid tumor. You must see your doctor for investigation with out delay. ...Read more
Normal response, or: May be increased with a cold, a heart problem or other lung problems. ...Read more
Procedure: Tracheostomy is most commonly done for people you need to be on a ventilator for more than a week or so (depending). It can be done in the or or even at the bedside. It involves making a surgical opening in the windpipe to have better access to the lungs. It is usually straightforward and can take as little as 20 minutes. It is more difficult who are extremely sick or have obese. ...Read more
ENT: An ear nose and throat doctor or "otorhinolaryngologist.". ...Read more
PCP: If the shells are lodged in the wind pipe this would be associated with respiratory difficulty. It is more likely that there is irritation in your throat or esophagus. If there is any continued problem, please check with your PCP. ...Read more
I choked On food earlier today I think a piece is stuck in my trachea breathing feels restricted pain if I breath deeply?
Had X-ray's yesterday, shown some sort of metal object in the chest area. How is this removed if not in trachea, but in chest wall?
Night time dry cough w/ sensation of slight itchiness in trachea. Fine during daytime- but when I pinch trachea, pronounced sensation of itch + cough.
Pain in the trachea and symptoms I catch a cold after intense physical activity. Running 6.5 kms per day four days by week.. What precautions should i?
Cold/Dry air: Typically this type of "pain" comes when air comes in quickly and doesn't pick up moisture to be gentle on your throat lining. Usually breathing slower or having a moist/wet handkerchief on your mouth to help humidify air coming in would be good. This is especially true if the airways are sensitive as in asthmatics and people with allergies. ...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
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
Trachea stenosis: Trachea stenosis.Get a more detailed answer ›
Tracheomalacia: The term tracheomalacia, is applied to the rubbery or floppy trachea some infants are born with. ...Read more