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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
Masks alternatives: There are many alternatives including: oral appliances, surgery, weight loss and changing certain habits (e.g. avoid alcohol or eating near bed time). See your PCP for consultation. Oral appliances may be an effective treatment option for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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.
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 : 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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