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The formation of bubbles in bodily fluids is called ebullism.
 
The formation of bubbles in bodily fluids is called ebullism.
  
Aside from what that gas is and does, it means swelling, on a scale somewhere between uncomfortable and very painful (quite similar to what divers call the bends), yet not the immediate problem survival-wise.
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Aside from what that gas is and does, it means swelling, on a scale somewhere between uncomfortable and very painful (similar to what divers call the bends), yet not the immediate problem survival-wise.
  
 
Since many many of your tissues swell, the increased pressure may cause many things to hemorrage - lungs first because they are some of your more delicate tissue, because they contain gas already{{verify}}), and because while your skin is actually great at protecting you from large pressure differences, lungs are open to the air so not part of that protection.
 
Since many many of your tissues swell, the increased pressure may cause many things to hemorrage - lungs first because they are some of your more delicate tissue, because they contain gas already{{verify}}), and because while your skin is actually great at protecting you from large pressure differences, lungs are open to the air so not part of that protection.

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