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What exactly is oxygen toxicity?

What exactly is oxygen toxicity?

Resp arrest.: Pts. With COPD have a problem in letting the co2 out from their lungs. Co2 measurements at the level of the brainstem send a message to the brain and lungs to breath slower or faster. When too much oxygen gets in, the stimulus of co2 stops then the lungs stop moving since there is plenty of oxygen ( respiratory arrest). COPD patients that retain co2 cannot get concent. Of o2 >2 lts. X min. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Oxygen (Definition)

Oxygen is a gas that the cells in your body need to work properly. The air we breathe normally has 21% oxygen. A maximum of 100% oxygen can be given. Babies with heart or lung problems may need ...Read more


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Can u hold ur breath for few seconds when preg? I didnt want to breath in toxic fumes but now worried I starved my embryo of oxygen?

Can u hold ur breath for few seconds when preg? I didnt want to breath in toxic fumes but now worried I starved my embryo of oxygen?

You're ok: You should be fine. You're embryo won't be starved of oxygen unless you are too and even then it takes a while before your overall body oxygen saturation drops enough to cause harm. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of heavy metal toxicity?

What are the symptoms of heavy metal toxicity?

Heavy metal toxicity: This depends on the metal in question. It can involve any organ systems such as Cardiovascular, Hepatic, Renal, Nervous system, etc. ...Read more

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Symptoms of titanium allergy or toxicity?

Symptoms of titanium allergy or toxicity?

none: To my knowlege titanium is biologically inert meaning it cannot cause an allergic reaction. However, if you have dental implants placed it is possible that the implants are failing or need to be looked at by your dentist. ...Read more

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What symptoms would 72% oxygen saturation cause?

What symptoms would 72% oxygen saturation cause?

Not good ones: 72% sat is usually associated with confusion or general decrease in mental status and often difficulty breathing. If none of the above, check the equipment, otherwise seek emergency care. ...Read more

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What would symptoms of titanium poisoning or toxicity be?

What would symptoms of titanium poisoning or toxicity be?

Potential symptoms R: Eye irritation eye pain eye redness eye burns skin pain skin redness skin burns burning sensation abdominal pain shock sore throat cough shortness of breath labored breathing mouth irritation nose irritation chemical pneumonitis fluid in the lungs pharyngeal swelling narrowed larynx vomiting gastrointestinal tract burns gastrointestinal tract strictures http://www.Rightdiagno. ...Read more

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I was wondering are skin eruptions a symptom of toxic liver?

I was wondering are skin eruptions a symptom of toxic liver?

Usually not: If you have a rash, get it seen and diagnosed by an evidence-based physician. Jaundice and the purpuric lesions of liver failure are very familiar to scientific medicine. Somebody who tells you that your acne, ringworm, other superficial fungus, or psoriasis are from "toxic liver" is scamming you. ...Read more

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Could I have symptoms of toxic shock syndrome if I had a tampon in for 4 days?

Could I have symptoms of toxic shock syndrome if I had a tampon in for 4 days?

Unlikely: Chances are that if you're asking on social media you don't have it ...Read more

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My 14 yo daughter may have some symptoms of lithium toxicity. How can I be sure?

My 14 yo daughter may have some symptoms of lithium toxicity. How can I be sure?

Need a blood test: i assume she is taking lithium? If so, then she needs a blood test asap. Lithium toxicity can be very serious, even life threatening. I would call your doctor/psychiatrist immediately or go to the ER. also, make sure she is well hydrated in the meantime. ...Read more

Toxicity (Definition)

Toxicity is the degree to which a drug or a substance can harm ...Read more