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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_embolism

An air embolism, also known as a gas embolism, is a blood vessel blockage caused by one or ... Pulmonary barotrauma: Air bubbles can enter the bloodstream as a result of gross trauma to the lining of the lung following a rapid ascent ... Air can be injected directly into the veins either accidentally or as a deliberate act.

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Sep 25, 2015 ... An air 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 called a venous ...

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/186328.php

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 ...

www.quora.com/After-someone-has-been-injected-by-an-air-bubble-does-he-she-feel-pain-before-dying

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

www.quora.com/During-an-IV-drip-I-have-seen-many-small-air-bubbles-draining-inside-the-blood-vessel-is-it-dangerous-if-these-air-bubble-reach-and-block-the-brains-blood-vessels

A few small air bubbles wouldn't cause any problem. ... I will add that the only time bubbles of the type you see in an IV (which goes into a vein) are dangerous,  ...

www.quora.com/What-happens-if-you-inject-air-into-your-veins

Other answers here have been good, like they said, generally it's fine for relatively small ... Notice that since the patient is lying on their back, the air bubbles, as you'd expect, float and are always up against the anterior most (top) part of the ...

www.straightdope.com/columns/read/2866/can-air-injected-into-the-bloodstream-really-kill-you

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 ...

www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Air-embolism/Pages/Introduction.aspx

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 ...

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Oct 11, 2016 ... How Lucky Do You Feel When an Air Bubble Is In Your Intravenous Line? Heard the myth that an air bubble in the vein will kill you or blow your ...