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Doctors, do you think I can die from having air in a syringe?

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Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine
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In brief: Yes

If the syringe is in the skin or muscle probably not.
If it is in a vein yes air can kill you. The volume of air would have to be more than a few cc,s so a bubble likely will have no harm . The air will act like an embolus or clot traveling to the lungs

In brief: Yes

If the syringe is in the skin or muscle probably not.
If it is in a vein yes air can kill you. The volume of air would have to be more than a few cc,s so a bubble likely will have no harm . The air will act like an embolus or clot traveling to the lungs
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