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When Victim Of Foreign Body Airway Obstruction Becomes Unresponsive What Is The Next Step Cpr
Broadly speaking, cardioplumonary resuscitation (cpr), is the act of compressing the heart in an effort to create blood flow. This is typically performed as "external" or "closed chest" cpr, as taught by the america heart association. When performed with assisted ventilation, it is possible to deliver enough oxygen to the heart for it to regain its ability to ...Read more
Is there an ultrasound procedure to locate a foreign body in the throat lining? Foreign body is plastic.
I am 22 yr rold male,I have mild throat pain,and foreign body sensation ,I have similar complain in past for many times(5 to 6 times).my Rx?
Closer exam: If the symtoms have lasted despite treatment go back to your doctor for a referral to ent. They can look closer at the throat and see better what is going on ...Read more
Why do you get a foreign body sensation in throat with mouth cancer, is it constant? And what are other symptoms
No symptoms: Early oral cancer does not have any symptoms . It will appear as a white or red spot in your mouth. By the time there are any symptoms a cancer can be more advanced and treatment more difficult. Smoking is one cause so quit no that is why routine dental exams are so very important. Your dentist should be doing a oral cancer examination at every examination and when you have your teeth cleaned. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A long, thin, sharp foreign body under the skin / in the soft tissues of the neck/throat region retained for several months. I consulted a doctor. Who sent me for an X-ray, which didn`t show anything. Subsequently, I also saw another doctor, who sent for
Question: Was the diagnosis COPD (chronic obstructive airway disease) or airway obstruction of the sleep apnea type because each of these is different and requires different treament and the pathogenesis is different. Copd is commonly smoking related (although not always) and sleep apnea is related to redundancy and/or excess tissue in the oral airway. ...Read more
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Not alwasy: The more inefficient the damaged lung becomes at eliminating co2 the more you have to work to breath and the more work the more co2 you make. Once co2 is up for a period of time your body stops responding to theco2 &switches to o2 for the drive. Thus co2 rises even more as the body stops response to co2. This makes o2 dangerous to use. Most COPD get no rise in co2. You need a blood test to know. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It would be: reasonable to be seen by an ENT or Pulmonary specialist in order to define the exact nature of your upper airway obstruction. Then appropriate intervention and management can be advised. Make an appointment today. ...Read more
Stridor: Stridor is when there is swelling at or just above the larynx causing obstruction to inhalation. Stertor is when the tongue or upper throat tissues cause obstruction to inhalation in the upper part of the throat. ...Read more
Category...: Copd, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is one disease that causes chronic airway obstruction. Chronic airway obstruction is a more general category and there are other pulmonary disease that also cause chronic airway obstruction, like bronchiectasis, cystic fibrosis, etc. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Anything that creates a blockage of the intestinal tract. You may think of the intestinal tract (stomach, small bowel, large bowel) as somewhat akin to a garden hose. If you kink the garden hose, or twist it, or block it inside, you have created an "obstruction". Most obstructions are a results of previous surgery and most of these ...Read more