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06-2022

A man tore his lung by masturbating, doctors said

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masturbation session of a young man Inadvertently caused him to spend almost a week in the hospital. In a recent case report switzerland, doctor Detail how a 20 year old ended up with a leak of air in his chest after some seemingly innocent Selfishness. FNaturally, the injury was not serious and he recovered.

according to the report, published In the May issue of Radiology Case Reports, The man went to the emergency room with chest pain and trouble breathing. His face was swollen too. And doctors could hear distinct crackling sounds as they breathed in and out. her The symptoms started when he was “lying in bed and masturbating.”

Chest scans soon revealed he had something to name Pneumomediastinum, a condition where air that circulates through the respiratory system somehow escapes into the space in the chest between the two lungs (mediastinum). The man’s air sacs were also damaged, and he required higher doses. Oxygen. The doctors decided to keep him under observation in the Intensive Care Unit, And he was given preventive antibiotics and acetaminophen for his pain.

Pneumomediastinum may be Caused by physical trauma to the lungs or esophagus. It can also arise spontaneously when there is a sudden increase The pressure within the chest cavity causes a tear in some of the membranes of the lungs, forcing air out. Young men are more prone to this type of injury, And known triggers include an acute asthma attack, strenuous exercise, or violent vomiting.

The man had a history of only mild asthma and ruled out any other known risk factors, therefore, As the doctors could tell, his masturbation had to be the culprit. When doctors looked at the medical literature, they found few reports of injuries that were caused by sex. But it appears to be the first documented example of self-love blaming.

“Since there is no literature on spontaneous pneumomediastinum associated with autoerotic experiences, we consider our case to be an unusual presentation of this entity,” he says. wrote.

Scary as its symptoms, spontaneous pneumomediastinum is usually a condition that gets better on its own without the need for special treatment. After an overnight stay in the ICU, the man was transferred without any problems, and four days later he was discharged from the hospital after his chest pain and other symptoms completely disappeared.

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