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Causes for hydrothorax - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Lung and Chest disorders
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   what is the risk if anyone keep water in mouth and laugh
Doctor :   There is chance that the water may go into the lungs
Doctor :   But this is rare
Doctor :   as there is a protective mechanism
User :   what could happen
Doctor :   the covers the opening of the bronchus
Doctor :   Nothing too serious
Doctor :   because the amount of water that a mouth holds is much less to cause any serious
User :   if water goes into lungs
Doctor :   IT can cause something called hydrothroax
Doctor :   or water intoxication
Doctor :   and the oxygen supply curtaiks
User :   is it deadly
Doctor :   to the lungs
Doctor :   It can be revived back
User :   thanks a lot
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting
User :   good night
Doctor :   Bye for now
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