Joey Atlas Reviews – Aspiration Pneumonia

Aspiration pneumonia

Tiny particles from the mouth frequently migrate to the airways, but usually, they are eliminated by the normal defense mechanisms before reaching the lungs and cause inflammation or infection.

However, if they are not removed, these particles can cause pneumonia. Individuals debilitated those with drug or alcohol intoxication or who are unconscious due to anesthesia or a disease, have an increased risk of this type of pneumonia. Truth about Cellulite => http://www.healthprocon.com/truth-about-cellulite/

Even a healthy individual, who aspires to a large amount of particles, as may occur during an episode of vomiting, can develop pneumonia.

The chemical occurs when the material is toxic aspirated into the lungs.

The problem is due more to the result of irritation of the infection. A toxic material is commonly aspirated gastric acid.

The immediate result is sudden difficulty breathing and increased heart rate.

Other symptoms include fever, sputum foam color pink and cyanosis (bluish discoloration of the skin), which is caused by poorly oxygenated blood.

A chest radiograph and measurement of oxygen and carbon dioxide in arterial blood can help the doctor make the diagnosis. However, the diagnosis is usually becomes evident by the sequence of events.

The treatment includes oxygen and, when necessary, mechanical ventilation. Check this link

The trachea can be vacuumed to remove particles and secretions of the airways aspirated. Sometimes, antibiotics are prescribed to prevent infection.

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