Pulmonary aspiration may lead to choking or aspiration pneumonia, according to the Summit Medical Group. Aspiration pneumonia is a dangerous and potentially fatal condition for those who do not receive prompt treatment, ... More »

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Pain in the chest, shortness of breath, wheezing and fever are some of the symptoms of aspiration pneumonia, according to MedlinePlus. Patients may cough up a green or dark foul-smelling sputum. The sputum or phlegm may ... More »

The different types of pneumonia include community-acquired pneumonia, health care-acquired pneumonia, hospital-acquired pneumonia and aspiration pneumonia, according to Mayo Clinic. Pneumonia is categorized according to... More »

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Home treatment for aspiration pneumonia involves taking antibiotics or cough medicine, using inhalers and nebulizers, or using a humidifier or vaporizer, according to Drugs.com. It is also important to stop smoking, main... More »

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According to the MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia, people can die from having a stroke. People who have ischemic strokes, which are those strokes that result from blood clots, are more likely to survive the stroke than p... More »

Doctors may treat milder cases of arthritis-related finger cysts with a wrist brace, while more severe cases may call for aspiration or surgery, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Mild cases that ... More »

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A synovial cyst on the lumbar spine can be treated by alternating applications of heat and cold, steroid injections, regular aspiration of the cyst and surgery, according to Spine-health.com. Pain caused by a synovial cy... More »

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