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i think i inhaled too much bleach and degreaser while cleaning should i not breastfeed my baby if so for how long

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Okay to keep feeding: Make sure you get some fresh air and are in a well ventilated area, but smelling the fumes of bleach for a short period of time won't do anything to y ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Inhaled bleach: Ventilate the area well, that is for you, you have to clean up the air you breathe. But in general the amount that will get into your system is too ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Breast feeding: Yes you should be able to breast feed without a problem.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
41 years experience Periodontics
Should pass: If you only smelled it, be patient. It will pass.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvaro Aranda
34 years experience Pulmonology
Fluids: get a lot of fluids, take inhaled meds as albuterol , take an antihistaminic medication as loratadine & if available an inhaled steroid (pump/inha ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Mixing : Mixing bleach and ammonia can create choramine vapor which is toxic. If you cleaned your own apartment and are still in it, you and who ever else li ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Robinson
20 years experience Pulmonology
Irritant inhalation: Mixing chemicals to clean can be dangerous and cause inflammation of the airways of the lung. I suggest eval by primary care doctor, urgent care, or e ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Chemical burn: It is unlikely that you'll have permanent damage from inhaled bleach. The mucosa of your upper aerodigest tract will heal.
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A female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Bleach inhalation: I assume this exposure is from household use. Most probably it is not going to harm you or the baby. But there is a chance people may develop asthma l ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Several weeks: The maternal transmitted immunity only is protective for several weeks. A 7 month old child is not protected. If he has been exposed to his Dad he may ... Read More
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