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Are there natural ways to treat carbon monoxide poisoning

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Fresh air: If the condition is mild then geting away from the source of co and getting lots of clean air is the best treatment.Please see your primary provider i ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Bragg
16 years experience Neurology
Oxygen and removal: Carbon monoxide causes its toxic effects by displacing oxygen in the blood. It is treated by removing the person from the carbon monoxide source and ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Best is prevention: If any question of heating system problems in home, or issues with an automobile, get addressed asap. If already exposed, and some neurological resid ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Carbon monoxide: I am concerned that you are contemplating suicide. Life is so full of potential and so are you. Your local ER/fire department can assist you with n ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Symptoms are dose : Related, so the outcome varies. Low chronic levels can cause headaches, cherry red fingertips, and perhaps irritability. Higher amounts can lead to ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
CO poisoning: Remove person from the source of exposure, give oxygen, treat other symptoms according to severity. For example seizures, acidosis, heart abnormalitie ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Exposure: Since carbon monoxide binds stronger to the hemoglobin molecule than oxygen, the presence of any level of carbon monoxide in your environment will eve ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Exposure to gases: From incomplete combustion. Burning of carbon almost always produces some carbon monoxide in addition to carbon dioxide. Human exposure results form ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Not to worry: If the exposure was brief enough that you can seek out this site, and ask a question, then most of your issues are not there. Carbon monoxide substi ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience Pathology
Cannot tell: Without knowing your symptoms or findings, it is impossible to tell. Acute carbon monoxide poisoning usually gives headaches, nausea, malaise and fati ... Read More

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