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What Causes Lungs To Fill Up With Fluid
Aspiration pneumonia: what are its causes and cures?
What causes fluid build up in the lungs? Will infections set in?
Aspiration pneumonia: It is an inflamation of the lungs due to food, liquids, and often stomach acid entering lungs through the trachea. Its most common in those with swallowing abnormalities where the entrance to trachea is not adequately covered during swallowing. Reflux is often a contributing factor. Often more common in the elderly. Secondary infection may set in. Prevention is important in those predisposed. ...Read more
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
Either or both: Both occur.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can't move air: Can't move air and you drown.Get a more detailed answer ›
Inflammation: Most fluid accumulates in the conjunctiva, the clear membrane in front of the white sclera. Inflammation from infection, trauma, allergy, or chemical exposure can cause this. True scleral edema (sweeling) is rare and found in severe scleritis. The swelling can result in retinal edema as well. ...Read more
Inflammation: Inflammation or reaction to a foreign body like a bacteria such as infectio fluid in the lungs are also some disease states that cause your body to attack its own tissue and i can closterwood in the longs also remember that all these connect organs are connected in some way to each other in the chest so if the heart fails fluking back up into the lungs and vice versa is more competine you realize but it's a good question. ...Read more
Is it possible to take allergic reaction to 100mg atenonal, lungs fill up with fluid, and out of breath.
Yes: The medication atenolol which i believe you may be referring to, is a beta-blocker type medication used for treating high blood pressure, etc. Any medication can trigger an allergic reaction and these can be severe. Beta-blocker medications can trigger asthma symptoms in those with or susceptible to asthma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes when drinking a beverage my throat closes up and the fluid comes back up and forces me to spit out the fluid. What could be the cause?
Fluid Status: Kidneys are very important for fluid balance in the body. They filter our toxins and regulate your volume status (how much fluid you have in your body). When they fail the ability to loose water/fluid by way of your urinary system goes away and fluid buildup begins. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
With heart failure do you always have fluid build up in the legs? Or can you have heart failure without fluid build up in the legs?
Problem is the heart: In chf, the heart cannot effectively pump blood from the lungs to the systemic circulation. So, the fluid cannot move forward and it thus remains backed up in the lungs. The fluid stays in the lungs because the heart is unable to do its job of pumping that from the lungs to the rest of the body. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Inhalers not helping & fluid beginning to build up in lungs after eating causing me to gasp and cough. Could asthma be a misdiagnosis?
See a doctor: Whatever the cause of your symptoms, they are not controlled. See a doctor ASAP for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Calcium: can build up in occupational disease that develop from inhaling dust of silica. Its a condition called Silicosis. Other conditions can be seen on the slide. ...Read more
Pressure change: Fluid builds updue to a change in pressure, which can be secondary to infection, altitude change or even allergy. When you drink liquids, they do not go into your ears. ...Read more
Fallopian tubes: As you had a tubal ligation performed, there is nothing that you can do at home to reverse that. This is a question for your obstetrician and an infertility specialist. If you wish to become pregnant again in order to avoid ectopic pregnancy IVF may be required. Talk with your Obstetrician and see what they recommend, and if you need a referral. ...Read more
Get brnchial spsms throat closes up cant get air in lungs. gtting hrder to come out of these epsodes. cause by liquid gong wrong way can it make faint?
See Dr. asap: This sound very serious and I would go to a Dr. asap ...Read more
My boyfriend went to the ER with blood filled lungs and a pressure build up by the main artery leading to his heart, what could it be?
Clarification needed: This sounds like partial information. If you are not sure what happened to him, call the hospital back and insist on speaking to a physician who can clearly explain what happened to him. This sounds like heart failure, but poorly explained to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Congestive heart failure is causing clear fluid to leak through my skin on both legs from ankle to mid-calf. Treatment?
If you used a cpap on somebody with pulmonary edema where does the fluid in the alveoli get pumped out to?
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