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Treatment Of Air Trapping
Oxygen, hyperbaric: Depending on the cause of air embolism, treatment with oxygen or in severe cases with hyperbaric oxygen may be needed. Introduction of less than 100 cc of air in the venous side may not require specific treatment. Air embolism due to decompression sickness is the main reason for using hyperbaric oxygen, i.e., putting the patient in a chamber with high pressure. ...Read more
A penumothorax is: Usually treated with a chest tube as first line treatment. ...Read more
Hello, I am currently diagnosed with dish and hypoxia. Is there a treatment to reduce laryng edema to increase air passage?
Allergies: Pollen allergy is very common and depending on the severity of your symptoms, medications or allergy shots can be prescribed. Seek the opinion of an allergist, get tested and achieve long term relief from your symptoms. ...Read more
I have small airway disease, not asthma, which means I have problems getting air out of my lungs. Is this restrictive or obstructive? The doctor didn't put me on any treatment.
Need more info: It sounds like you may have a combination of some of both, but would need your entire medical record and to examine you before commenting. If dissatisfied with the explanation they gave you, consider a second opinion. Good luck. ...Read more
Tb 10+ yrs ago in jail I failed a TB test, 02 yrs ago I did the 09 month treatment, last 30 days I'm running fever, can't get enough air, coughing up yellowish stuff, bad night sweets, vision messing with me, bottom of my rib cage is extremely sore from
You need to present to an urgent care or emergency room. The fact that you "can't get enough air" is worrisome. You may be dealing with pneumonia or bronchitis. Tuberculosis is unlikely since you underwent 9 months of treatment. However, you need to see a doctor to get a diagnosis and appropriate treatment.
Good luck. ...Read more
4 months old w/symptoms similar of those of a cold or bronchiolitis. Air travel scheduled 2 months ago. Neb treatment for cough spasms. Travel ok?
Ask your infant's: Doctor. They can answer this more appropriately based on their exam of him/her and the specific treatment. It also depends on how long the flight is. You may not be able to give him a neb treatment on the plane. Please give a call to the pediatrician before you go. ...Read more
Got breathing treatment this morning still Feel naseaus and gasping for air ocassionally but cant get to er till morning. Severe 24 yr old asthmatic?
Call 9-1-1: Were you given the breathing treatment in a clinical setting? Assuming you were given explicit instructions on how to treat ongoing symptoms and this plan has failed, then you need immediate evaluation and an upgrade in treatment. If you cannot make it to the ER due to transportation issues, then call ambulance. If due to scheduling conflict, then you need to understand this disease can be deadly. ...Read more
Antibiotics: See an ent doctor for further help and an ear exam ...Read more
4yroldsonwokeup hacking and gasping for air.. previously gave him pseudophedrine phenylephrine diphenhydramine and his breathing treatment abuterol?
Needs evaluation: Asap, pls go to ER or call EMS ...Read more
Severe lower back pain. Limbs are weak. Migraine. & feeling hot. Breathing out hot air. What may be the cause & or treatment?
So weezy in back of lung. Does have chf. Do u get her hospital treatment. Did try to inhale fresh air. But had a coughing fit. She's 94.
CHF exacerbation: You are describing CHF getting worse. She needs seen at emergency room. The doc will do an x-ray of chest and may need to put her in hospital for IV diuresis or may just give her the in the emergency room and send her home on adjusted regimen. ...Read more
How soon after taking a dose of prednisone can I take a breathing treatment? Currently taking zpack, prednisone, pro air, breathing, Flonase, Zyrtec (cetirizine)
My mother has air bubbles to the brain due to the collapse of the sinus cavity and a sinus infection. What shoud the treatment for this be?
Your mom should seek: Advice from the doctor who ordered the study. ...Read more
I contracted a cough in beijing from air pollution and it still won't go away when I got back. What are some treatments I can try?
Recompression: Recompression is the most effective treatment of an air embolism. Normally this is carried out in a recompression chamber where as pressure increase the solubility of a gas increases. It is also important to promptly place the patient in trendelenburg position (head down) and on their left side. This positioning helps to trap air in the apex of the ventricle. ...Read more
Depends.: Small amount (a few bubbles) are generally very well tolerated and do not need any treatment. Large amounts entering the central veins, especially during prodedures like a central line placement, is more concerning. The best "treatment" is prevention - like keeping the patients head below the heart. If air embolism occurs we are taught to position patients certain ways and aspirate. ...Read more
Hi, does nerve entanglement get better with time? Or do I need to seek more therapy? I dislocated my shoulder in mid air, then hit the ground hard
I'm trying to come off o2 but when I do my chest feels tight and feels like air isn't going thru why is this I take treatments?
Talk with your: Pulmonary physician for mist accurate explanation.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm on oxygen from a asthma attack I had trying to get off o2 but when I do chest gets tight like air isn't moving they and wheeze I take treatments?
Dry air: Ttreatments involve moisturization like nasal saline spray. Another product, nasal saline gel may work better. Ponaris nasal emollient may help. Really no disadvantages other than possible bad taste or cost of meds. Also try humidifier. Avoid source of dry air if possible. Don't use a dehumidifier in home. Try to use less heat during winter. ...Read more
Hi my tonsils are inflamed, its been like that for a few weeks, I have tired various treatments to take care of it, but nothing seems to work, well there is no longer pain, its just really bigger and now my air passage is very small.?
Bilateral ankle subarticular marrow edema. Past sprains/fractures. Pain/swelling. Return to sports? Treatments? Air casts?
Improved symptoms.: I will speak only for acupuncture. Acupuncture will not un-trap the nerve. However, it can improve circulation of blood, movement of lymph, neural activity & balance of chi in the areas surrounding & impacted by the nerve. It can markedly reduce inflammation of that tissue. Neurologists request acupuncture for a # of people I see for this reason. ...Read more
Probably no: You need to determine the underlying cause of entrapment. ...Read more