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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Depends: The duration of symptoms depends on the concentration of carbon monoxide in the blood stream, the duration of exposure and how quickly you are removed ... Read More

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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
CO poisoning: A simple blood test can give you the answer.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Chemical anemia: Carbon monoxide replaces oxygen in red cells and causes chemical anemia. Mild cases may be asymptomatic. It may start as weakness, dizziness, shortne ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Chemical anemia: Carbon monoxide replaces oxygen in red cells and causes chemical anemia. Mild cases may be asymptomatic. It may start as weakness, dizziness, shortne ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Osman Farooq
19 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Not typically: Bloating is not typically reported with carbon monoxide poisoning. It can however affect your metabolism, and it may be possible to have secondary bl ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Bragg
16 years experience Neurology
Poor oxygen supply: Carbon dioxide causes its toxic effects by reducing the ability of the blood to carry oxygen. This lack of oxygen, if severe and prolonged, can lead t ... Read More
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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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kerrie Pinkney
26 years experience Palliative Care
Lack of oxygen: It is the lack of usuable oxygen to your tissues. The hemoglobin in your red blood cells bind the carbon monoxide but it sticks so strongly that it ca ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rashed Hasan
30 years experience Pediatrics
Hooka: It does increase carbon monoxide level in the your blood. The severity will depend on how much of the smoke you inhale, how fast and how long you hold ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
16 years experience Family Medicine
Follow link: Here are all symptoms and the description http://www.Emedicinehealth.Com/carbon_monoxide_poisoning/page3_em.Htm.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
Yes.: The burning of both traditional incense and the drug of abuse "herbal-incense"creates carbon monoxide. A significant dose of carbon monoxide in an unv ... 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luke Hermann
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: Particularly high flow oxygen (delivered by a face mask) as this will decrease the half-life (time carbon monoxide stays in the system) dramatically.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Anything that's not oxygen will cause problems for a carbon monoxide victim.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allison Greco
8 years experience General Practice
Many: Carbon monoxide poisoning can cause headaches, blurry vision, fatigue and lightheadedness, and progress to alteration of conciousness rather quickly. ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
CO: Carbon monoxide is lethal, you cannot have a steady exposure to it. Respiratory problem results from air pollution, no matter what kind it is.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rashed Hasan
30 years experience Pediatrics
Carbon monoxide: Overall it is rare, however each year: 400 Americans (out of 310 million) die from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning, more than 20,000 visit th ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa Redling
33 years experience Geriatrics
YEs: But it is not related to the use of home o2. Co poisoning can occur with the use of a poorly ventilated room while using propane space heaters or from ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Chemical anemia: Carbon monoxide replaces oxygen in red cells and causes chemical anemia. It may start as weakness, dizziness, shortness of breath, cherry red colorat ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Adler
23 years experience Pediatric Critical Care
Inhalation: Certain cookstoves can produce carbon monoxide in amounts that can lead to acute carbon monoxide poisoning, which can result acutely in nausea, vomiti ... Read More

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