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What Happens To Inhaled Objects
A lot of things: Worst case, large enough objects can close the windpipe, cause suffocation and death. Smaller objects can cause infection, pneumonia, lung abscess, chronic cough, chronic phlegm, coughing blood, collapsed lung, recurrent fever, wheezing, chest pain ...Etc. In some cases, if small enough, nothing happens. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Flush it: Remove the canister from the plastic holder and flush the plastic holder under warm water. ...Read more
See below: Based on the anatomy of our lungs, that is the most common place. ...Read more
I have an object stuck in my throat. I can breath and i can swallow. It is just very uncomfortable. I've tried to throw it up no luck. ?
Need to go to ER: Go to the er now. You need to have it removed. You will not be able to clear it on your own. ...Read more
For 3 yrs off & on nausea cold sweats anxiety seeing blurry objects flying round while verge of vomit shortness of breath &took effexor (venlafaxine) somewhat help?
Anxiety treatable: Anxiety is very treatable and people can enjoy a normal life. It is a process where an anxiety "regulator/antidepressant" is used to achieve that.. doctor works with patient to reach an optimal response...other meds are used as " helpers" to achieve this goal. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) , when combined with medication is effective for long term prevention of recurrence Feel btter ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
These are my symptons: sore throat, neck pain, very tird, shortness of breath, & feels like a large object is sitting on my chest...
No: Permanent markers are used all of the time and some of the fumes are inhaled in this process. You would have to diligently put the marker near your mouth and inhale continuously for hours to get any ill effects, but this seems like a terrible waste of markers to get a tiny effect. ...Read more
I accidentally inhaled some of the white powder that comes out of batteries!What is that white powder and what could happen to me?
Call poison control: For a reliable answer: The National Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) can be called from anywhere in the United States. This national hotline number will let you talk to experts in poisoning. They will give you further instructions. ...Read more
What happens if a piece of plastic is inhaled such as a lego? Happened years ago and never had any problems, does it break down or just stay? Curious.
Wow!: Plastic in the lungs is unlikely to go away. An entire lego piece, even a small one is kind of worrisome for causing lung problems. That said, if you aren't having respiratory problems, getting it out is likely worse than having it in. Are you absolutely sure it is still there? ...Read more
Most likely inhaled styrofoam and took E-Ray only showed circle thing what will happen when it just sits there I'm not coughing will it go away anxios?
Will not go away: styrofoam is not bio compatible with dissolving on its own. If it's showing up in your imaging of your nose, you may need to see and ENT doctor, who can irrigate it carefully, so it doesn't go deeper into your sinuses. There are OTC nasal irrigation solutions available through using a Netti pot. However, it may be best to get professional advice from an ENT doctor first. Then proceed ahead. ...Read more
Infectious disease: May be transferred if an airborne pathogen is recirculated on a long flight, although most airlines filter the air. ...Read more
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