|VIEW THE MOBILE VERSION of www.homemedicine.ca|| Informational|
Medical ArticlesPimples On The Face
See Face. ...
Chronic Back Pain
Barry was a carpenter who couldn't afford to lose work becaus...
On The Treatment By Eschar And Poultice
In many cases in which it is impossible to adopt either the m...
The Organic Versus Chemical Feud
Now, regrettably, and at great personal risk to my reputation...
When a child is suffering after vaccination, we should have hi...
The Progress Of Disease: Irritation, Enervation, Toxemia
Disease routinely lies at the end of a three-part chain that ...
A whispering voice can always be had as long as air can pass...
Entering The Bronchi
The lip of the bronchoscope should be turned in the directio...
How Nuts should be Used. Another form of fat is the meat of ...
Dimensions Of The Trachea And Bronchi
It will be noted that the bronchi divide monopodially, not d...
See Armpit Swelling and Bone. ...
Decannulation after tracheotomy done for papillomata should ...
At Nauheim, under the direction of Dr. Theodore Schott, baths...
Physical Signs In Esophageal Foreign Body
There are no constant physical signs associated with uncompli...
It has been estimated that 70 per cent of stenoses of the es...
WHEN we are tolerant as a matter of course, the nervous syste...
Bruises Case Xiv
The first case of bruise which I shall detail was not severe,...
Differential Diagnosis Of Laryngeal Growths In The Larynx Of Adults
Determination of the nature of the lesion in these cases usu...
Tests Of Heart Strength
If both systolic and diastolic blood pressure are taken, and ...
Skin eruptions, known under this name, have very various cause...
Esophageal Foreign Body Symptoms
Category: FOREIGN BODIES IN THE AIR AND FOOD PASSAGES
Source: A Manual Of Peroral Endoscopy And Laryngeal Surgery
1. There are no absolutely diagnostic symptoms.
2. Dysphagia, however, is the most constant complaint, varying with
the size of the foreign body, and the degree of inflammatory or
spasmodic reaction produced.
3. Pain may be caused by penetration of a sharp foreign body, by
inflammation secondary thereto, by impaction of a large object, or by
spasmodic closure of the hiatus esophageus.
4. The subjective sensation of foreign body is usually present, but
cannot be relied upon as assuring the presence of a foreign body for
this sensation often remains for a time after the passage onward of
5. All of these symptoms may exist, often in the most intense
degree, as the result of previous violent attempts at removal; and the
foreign body may or may not be present.
Next: Symptoms Of Laryngeal Foreign Body
Previous: Foreign Bodies In The Stomach