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An air embolism, or more generally gas embolism, is a pathological condition caused by a gas ... For venous air embolisms, death may occur if a large bubble of gas becomes lodged in the heart, stopp...

Air Embolism: Causes, Symptoms & Diagnosis - Healthline

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An air embolism, also called a gas embolism, occurs when one or more air bubbles enter a vein or artery and block it. When an air bubble enters a vein, it's ...

The Straight Dope: Can air injected into the bloodstream really kill ...

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May 15, 2009 ... If an air bubble gets into a blood vessel, so might you. ... typically confined to veins, but if a bubble ends up in your arteries (which can happen if ...

Why does injecting air into your veins kill you? | Yahoo Answers

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Mar 25, 2014 ... I remember as a kid hearing that a single bubble of air would kill you. This is simply not the case. A small bubble in your vein is not harmful. Now if you send a  ...

What happens if you inject air into your veins? - Quora

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Jan 19, 2012 ... Below is the air in the left brachiocephalic vein (the vein draining the left ... Small venous air bubbles normally travel to larger and larger veins ...

Will injecting an air bubble kill you? - Bluelight

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Maybe it's an old wives tale, but ive always heard that injecting an air bubble into someones vein is fatal. Since I'm having trouble registering, ...

Volume of Air in a Lethal Venous Air Embolism | Anesthesiology ...

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In the reported cases, both veins of the broad ligaments, the inferior vena cava, ... Air bubbles were noted along the venous channels leading to the right side of ...

What would happen if a person injected air into his vein? - Quora

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May 2, 2015 ... 20 to 100 cc, but with huge variation. I will add that the only time bubbles of the type you see in an IV (which goes into a vein) are dangerous, ...

After someone has been injected by an air bubble, does he/she feel ...

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Apr 19, 2015 ... You won't die because of having a few air bubbles injected into your blood ... Injecting air into the veins (peripheral or central): the injected air ...

Reel To Real: Can A Syringe Full Of Air Really Do You In? - MTV

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Mar 22, 2005 ... ... calmly jamming it into her own neck and pumping her veins full of air. ... Bubbles of air in the circulating blood can cause death or brain ...

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Air Embolism: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments - Medical News ...

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Jan 12, 2016 ... An air embolism, or more accurately, a gas embolism, occurs when one or more gas bubbles enter a vein or artery. This has the potential to ...

Air embolism - NHS Choices

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May 20, 2015 ... An embolism can develop in an artery or vein. When an air bubble travels along an artery, it moves through a system of blood vessels that ...

biology - Can an air-bubble in a syringe kill the patient? - Skeptics ...

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Aug 3, 2013 ... Can injecting air into a vein with a syringe cause death? ... should inject an air bubble into his veins (instead of letting him die through inaction).