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Can you get air embolism from air in vagina?

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Very rarely

Dr. Quarles is right to say that the concern about air embolism from the vagina is greatly overblown, and there is more legend that fact.
However, strong air pressure developing in the vagina during late pregnancy does pose a hazard, and rarely, fatal and near fatal cases have occurred, from orogenital sex or any source of air pressure in the vagina. See

In brief: Very rarely

Dr. Quarles is right to say that the concern about air embolism from the vagina is greatly overblown, and there is more legend that fact.
However, strong air pressure developing in the vagina during late pregnancy does pose a hazard, and rarely, fatal and near fatal cases have occurred, from orogenital sex or any source of air pressure in the vagina. See
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Dr. Leto Quarles
Family Medicine

In brief: No.

That's an old wives' tale.
An air embolism is caused by large amounts of air getting directly into the bloodstream, which cannot happen through the vagina.

In brief: No.

That's an old wives' tale.
An air embolism is caused by large amounts of air getting directly into the bloodstream, which cannot happen through the vagina.
Dr. Leto Quarles
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