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Could I die if water was injected into my bloodstream?

Could I die if water was injected into my bloodstream?

Yes: Doctors use sterile water injections into the bloodstream on a regular basis, and this is perfectly safe. However, nonsterile water (tap water) injected into the bloodstream may be contaminated with chemicals and bacteria that could lead to infection and death. Bottom line: let your health care professional do all injections into your bloodstream! ...Read more

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What happens if cold water is injected into your blood stream?

What happens if cold water is injected into your blood stream?

Why do you ask?: Water without an appropriate osmotic solute will hemolyze the nearby red blood cells. The resulting release of potassium can kill you. Perhaps you can clarify. ...Read more

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Hey, my friend just injected tap water into her blood stream with a needle, will she die? If so, how long does she have to live?

Hey, my friend just injected tap water into her blood stream with a needle, will she die? If so, how long does she have to live?

Infection: It is possible that your friend has an infection from either an unclean needle or from the water. There is no guarantee that the water used is clean. If your friend has fever, chills, headache please have her go to see her pediatrician or provider. ...Read more

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What would happen if i injected saltwater into my bloodstream ?

What would happen if i injected saltwater into my bloodstream ?

Nothing will happen: Nothing will happen but why would you do that. I will advice you do not inject anything into your blood stream by yourself. ...Read more

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I am not planing to do this but is it true you can die from injecting glow stick into your bloodstream I am not planning to do this but i saw it on 1000 ways to die

I am not planing to do this but is it true you can die from injecting glow stick into your bloodstream I am not planning to do this but i saw it on 1000 ways to die

The : The majority of the ingredients is a glow stick are organic and are not toxic. However, it is reported that if the glow stick ruptures that the interaction of the chemicals can create phenol which is toxic. Phenol is a corrosive. I know that there was an episode about this on "1, 000 ways to die" but I have no way to know if everything they portray is true. ...Read more

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Is it true that when in labor the vessels in uterus open up so when "your water breaks" naturally ect. it can enter your bloodstream causing AFE ?

Is it true that when in labor the vessels in uterus open up so when "your water breaks" naturally ect. it can enter your bloodstream causing AFE ?

Yes: It is true, but extremely rare. AFE is a tragic outcome in a labor that happens very very very rarely. It is unfortunately also very very very dangerous if it happens. I have seen it occur once in my career and it did not go well despite the best possible care. The good news is that again, its super super rare. ...Read more