Symptoms of Dry Drowning - Health Channel

Symptoms of Dry Drowning




Dr. Fernando Mendoza, Medical Director of the Emergency Department at Baptist Children’s Hospital, explains dry drowning is when the child or anybody has inhaled water through their trachea. He also says those symptoms manifest few hours later, usually within minutes to hours.

He recommends parents to take their children to ER if they suspect the kids are no okay to take an x-ray, and to get an oxygen level examination.

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