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Would you know if you were dry drowning or secondary drowning after having a swim? No coughing, breathing difficulties, pain or symptoms present
Ok so I was in the pool and I feel Ballard's and was struggling to get up to the surface felt like I couldn't breathe could I suffer from secondary drowning.
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
I was playing with a sportsbottle, my frnd was drnkng nd i pressed it. She began to choke as a lot water went up the wrong pipe. Secondary drowning?
No drowning: That's actually her body's protective reflex to keep things out of your friend's (or any other person, for that matter) airway. If things get into our airways, they can cause a pneumonia. So there was no drowning involved. Please play safely next time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It has been almost 30 hours since my 3 year old jumped in a pool. He seems fine. How much longer do I have to be concerned about secondary drowning?
Children: If he is fine after 24 hours then i would say to be reassured. ...Read more
I am really afraid of dying from a glass of water. I am afraid of secondary drowning or dry drowning. Any help?
Fixations: You need to find a mental health professional to guide you with this issue. If this fixation over a specific item is intruding in your thoughts, only investigating where the idea originated and what prompted it will help. The idea itself may be just a sign of a deeper issue you cannot realize on your own. ...Read more
I aspirated a decent amount of water by drinking & I choked pretty severely but am better now. Is secondary drowning possible?
Aspiration: Aspiration pneumonia can occur after inhaling liquids. Symptoms would include persistent cough, shortness of breath, chest pain, wheezing, abnormal sputum, etc. Drowning from aspirating a drink of water would be unlikely, and its a great sign that you are already feeling better. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
6 month old choked/gagged on water from sippy cup, coughed once or twice, any reason to worry about secondary drowning becAuse of this?
Can secondary drowning occur from accidentally swallowing pool water? No exertion, Minor headache for about an hour but sofar no other problems
What if he aspirated: The risk can exist from 1 to 72 hrs after the incident. Inhaled fluid can act as an irritant inside the lungs. Physiological responses to even small quantities include the extrusion of liquid into the lungs (pulmonary edema) over the following hours, and this reduces the ability to exchange air and can lead to a person "drowning in their own body fluid." If he only "swallowed" water, it's OK. ...Read more
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