Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

Coping with Explosions

A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Don't make explosion: After an earthquake, tornado, or similar disaster, do not use matches or lighters even if the electricity is out, when there is some chance that explo ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Like an earthquake: Get under a sturdy table or desk. Start thinking of a way out of the building.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Brain: If you have no history of head injury or medical problems, and u are experiencing hallucinations with temper outbursts, it is best to consult a psychi ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Safer after 2 weeks: At least 48 hours. Safer after two weeks. The 7-10 rule says there is 10% of the radiation after 7 hours have passed, 1% of the radiation after 49 hou ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
If you need help and: ...you're in the midst of a terrorist attack or other shooting... if it's safe to shout, then shout for medical help. It may not be safe to ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajiva Goyal
33 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Lay flat.: Lay flat, especially in case of a terrorist attack. Most explosives used by suicide bombers are designed to throw shrapnel between two and six feet ab ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajiva Goyal
33 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
If not feeling normal: Seek medical attention if you have: excessive bleeding; trouble breathing; persistent cough; trouble walking or using an arm or leg. stomach, back or ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Not during a fire: No. The rule is never use elevators when there has been an explosion or fire.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Tylenol (acetaminophen): You may want to try with over the counter Tylenol (acetaminophen) and if you did not get relief , then you may want to see a doctor or visit an ER.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month