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All I smell is bleach

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Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
You'll be okay: These symptoms will likely go away in a day or two. If not, see your doctor.
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Dr. Timothy Perozek
22 years experience Ophthalmology
See eye doctor: In addition to going to the er to make sure your breathing is ok, you should see an eye doctor to make sure there is not a corneal chemical burn.
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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Bleach: You can eat and the taste and the smell of bleach will be dissipated
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Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Will go away: And you can eat, meanwhile rinse your nose as much as you can with water, next time use less concentration, and use a mask, wish you well
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
To Dr/ER ASAP: Go to your doctor or the ER as soon as possible. Depending on how much you breathed in, this could cause damage to your lungs. You also need blood tes ... Read More
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: If you are having so much trouble, you need to go to the ER or see your doctor now. Although inhalation of bleach can lead to irritation in the lung a ... Read More
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Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Bleach fumes: Leave the area and ventilate it to allow the fumes to resolve. Flush the eyes with artificial tears. If persistent ocular symptoms, see an eye docto ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Smelling bleach: By itself, routine exposure to the smell of bleach is not a toxic event. As with any chemicals, caution should be used and product safety information ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Reactive Airways: If a person inhales a large amount of an irritant chemical such as bleach, this can trigger inflammation in the nose and lungs leading to symptoms jus ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jamie Glover
21 years experience Family Medicine
Change in vaginal pH: Sometimes when the vaginal pH is altered, some normal bacteria that live in the vagina can overgrow in number and cause an imbalance leading to an amm ... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Vaginal discharge: Sounds like you may have a vaginitis. With a slightly brownish, thin discharge and an odor, the more likely possibilities are gardnerella (bacterial v ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Phantosmia: There are sinus issues that can cause smelling something that is not there, as well as brain tumors and seizures can sometimes do this. Smelling somet ... Read More
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Dr. Marcelo Laufer
31 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
It may: Any chemical in excess can be dangerous. The other issue is: 1. why do you spend so much time cleaning?? 2. why do isolate yourself in the bathroom? I ... Read More
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