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Is it possible to die from a vaginal air embolism months after the act occurred? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Mar-2013
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User:hi doctor. is it possible to die from a vaginal air embolism months after the act occurred?
Doctor:Can i know few details about the patient
Doctor:How did the embolism happen?
User:it did not happen doctor
User:i am curious
Doctor:It does not happen that way, it can occur suddenly
User:can it only occur suddenly? after a few days, is it safe to say it can not happen and nobody can die?
Doctor:Yes , the person is safe.
Doctor:such cases are seen more often during preganncy
User:what is the danger period for an vaginal air embolism to cause injury or death?
Doctor:If the patient is pregnant, then there are chances for the fetus to be hurt too
Doctor:It can happen within few hours
Doctor:It is very rare such things happen
User:i have read about it on the news and was getting very worried
User:after a few hours, is the person safe?
User:thank you doctor
Doctor:For that large amount of air are needed , that is very rare
Doctor:It actually causes acute right ventricular outflow obstruction and result in cardiogenic shock and circulatory arrest.
Doctor:Yes person is safe
User:thank you doctor
Doctor:this is actually still under research
User:is there any other death that can occur after a long period of time after intercourse?
Doctor:so actual facts about how mucha air or force of air is still under studyt
User:besides disease
Doctor:If it hppens it will most probably happen within few hours
Doctor:Not long periods
User:if it is a matter of months, it can not happen?
Doctor:no it wont
User:thank you doctor
Doctor:Generally avoid such XXXXXXX siituations.
Doctor:Youa re welcome
User:yes doctor, there are no XXXXXXX situations
User:thank you
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