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What causes the life-threatening condition called Decompression sickness(DCS)?



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Asked by Tenerifedive, Last updated: Sep 15, 2020

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C.Mila

C.Mila

C.Mila
C.Mila

Answered May 01, 2018

Nitrogen bubbles.

Decompression sickness alludes to the conditions caused by inactive nitrogen or different gases leaving arrangement and framing bubbles inside the body, these bubbles can piece blood stream and can cause different types of tissue damage.

Nitrogen bubbles can cause mottling, lumps or a rash. "Skin bends", as they are casually named, are more typical amid hyperbaric chamber 'jumps' and when plunging utilizing a dry suit. Despite the fact that not generally in themselves genuine, skin side effects may show the nearness of issues somewhere else. An especially genuine cutaneous indication of DCS is 'cutis marmorata' marbling, in which a region of skin ends up pale with dim mottling. This is related with significant improvement of idle gas

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John Smith

John Smith

John Smith
John Smith

Answered Sep 30, 2016

Nitrogen bubbles

Decompression sickness refers to the conditions caused by inert nitrogen or other gases coming out of solution and forming bubbles within the body, these bubbles can block blood flow and can cause other forms of tissue damage.
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