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Symptoms Of Humidifier Lung
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
Yes, In a Dry enviro: A humidifier can be helpful if the surroundings are very dry, such as in winter with "forced hot air" warming. Our nose, nasal passages, trachea all act to humidify our inspired air. If the air is too dry, these structures, too, can become dry. Keep in mind that humidifiers, if not kept lean, can also impart bacteria to the air, so some caution is necessary. Refer to package directions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2yr old has dry hacking cough, since november. Dr confirmed lungs clear. The same thing happens each year in winter. Would a humidifier help?
Yes: It sounds like your child has an irritated respiratory tract. It 's great the lungs are clear. A vaporizer or humidifier often helps in winter months when the humidity is low. Also, you may want to try a dose of Diphenhydramine at bedtime (like benadryl). If the cough continues or worsens, check back with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
4 month old coughing with whole body/lung capacity, wet sounding, has been a few weeks, nebulizer/humidifier/suction doing nothing to help. What next?
Mgt: These respiratory symptoms, particularly when they occur at this age, requires follow up with your Pediatrician. I would recommend an assessment for Pertussis, wheezing and pneumonia. If there has been a fever, please monitor the temperature and note it down with the date/time for your physician. A follow up appt is available online: www. healthtap.com/DosanjhMD Code NCYHPZ ...Read more
Is dry air or humid air better if you have phlegm from post nasal drip in your lungs? Should I used a humidifier at night?
Due to flood in master bdr. Air humidifier are running in bdr. I have lung inflamation history will this affect my lungs I have tight feeling in chest?
Be cautions: If there are mold and spores in the bedroom and the flood water, the humidifier as it blows air may just blow them up and you inhale them. It is best that you stay out of that place while it is being taken care of, and get someone professional to it. Having a carpet would be even worse. The mold and spores can cause lung irritation and even outright infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When I try to go to sleep at night, my lung feels heavy and I get terrible headaches. What can I take to lessen these symptoms?
Sleep apnea: These may be symptoms of sleep apnea. This is a common disorder where the upper airway becomes obstructed when you sleep. This certainly can cause headaches and chronic fatigue. You should contact your primary care provider for more information and arrange an appointment to be checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gave up smoking altogether a week ago. My lungs are starting to clear out as i'm concerned should I be with these symptoms, what to do?
Smoking: Within literally minutes of not smoking your lungs improve. You might well have a cough for a while, this should be of no concern. Over several months you will feel much better, breathe much better , have much more stamina. That said you don't say how long /smoking. If cough persists or shortness of breath persists you need to be evaluated. 10 years of not smoking =never smoke. Congrats. ...Read more
Increasing the humidity in your home helps eliminate the dry air that can irritate and inflame the passages in the nose and throat. Humidified air can relieve the discomfort of colds and the flu. Using a humidifier in the home can help relieve a stuffy nose and can help break up mucus so you ...Read more
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