However, medical professionals usually detect and correct the embolism during the surgery before it becomes a serious problem. Orogenital sex as a cause of nonfatal air embolism in pregnancy. But something as simple as blowing air down there could potentially kill.
In general, waiting at least six weeks postpartum will give your body time to heal and recover. This is most common during brain surgeries. The prevention, diagnosis, and management of VGE are described in this report of three cases.
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M,Psychological factors and the sexuality of pregnant and postpartum women. Pelvic and rectal examination, including lab, were normal. McPherson C et al
Show references Hide references. Mundhenke C. Arterial gas embolism AGE may occur as a complication of diving, in association with accidents involving compressed gas, or be iatrogenic, for example following cardiopulmonary bypass, lung biopsy or neurosurgical procedures 1,4.
An abdominal radiograph showed signs indicative of non-surgical pneumoperitoneum. New York: McGraw-Hill. J Emerg Med42 501 May Acad Emerg Med. Berghella V.
Balwant Singh's Hospital Inc. Learn 21 warning signs of stroke. Venous air embolism can be a catastrophic iatrogenic complication during operative hysteroscopy and makes this simple surgical procedure very risky, especially with the lack of knowledge about its prevention, presentation, and immediate management.
For example, if your lung is compromised after an accident, you might be put on a breathing ventilator.