A rare form of drowning, dry drowning, accounts for less than two percent of drowning incidents.

Tucson pediatrician warns about 'dry drowning'

Monday, June 19th 2017, 6:01 am PDTMonday, June 19th 2017, 10:14 am PDTBy Morgan Kyrklund, Reporter / Multimedia Journalist
... Symptoms start between 1 and 24 hours after the victim has inhaled water.
Symptoms may include
  • Shortness of breath
  • Coughing
  • Vomiting
  • Sleepiness
  • Forgetfulness
  • Irritability

Dr. Duane Dyson of Dyson Pediatrics in Tucson, warns dry drowning can happen in any amount of water...