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Eucalyptus oil inhalation side effects

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Possibly : Can develop a sensitivity to the eucalyptus oil (irritant dermatitis). I have to work within a conventional medical framework and in the conventional... Read More
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
None known: Eucalyptus oil has many proven healing benefits. Inhaling the vapors in a sauna is beneficial for lungs and sinuses. You can have too much of anything... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Side : Side effects may include headache, dizziness, nausea, and tiredness.
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Dr. Piotr Obara
Radiology 14 years experience
Lipoid pneumonia: Inhaling any kind of oil is not a good idea. Oil can accumulate in the lung alveoli and cause a chronic type of pneumonia called lipoid pneumonia.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hinesh Upadhyay
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Symptoms?: It is usually does not cause any harm. However it can cause "pneumonia" like symptoms, cough, breathing difficulties etc, if inhaled in large amount..... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
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Not harmful: Just irritating and should pass, may want to flush it out with saline or water. If symptoms persist see your doctor.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Short of breath: The degree of shortness of breath and your oxygenation should be assessed by your PCP. COVID 19 may resolve or rapidly progress. Watch for signs of sh... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Nelson
Specializes in Gastroenterology
No good evidence fou: Eucalyptus oil is often used for arthritis or steamed to relieve nasal congestion. Peppermint oil can be taken for irritable bowel syndrome, tension h... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 48 years experience
No : If you have scabies you need to be treated with a topical scabicide such as 5% Permethrin cream applied from neck to toes and left on for 8-14 hours. ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
I never would: Infants & toddlers have narrow nasal passages that are more sensitive to fumes,dust, and other air pollutants. It will often trigger drainage and ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Riaz ahmed Ballim
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Allergic reaction: Hi the chances you are allergic to the oil as well.my advice is to stay away from that product totally.

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