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My lungs feel cold chest hurts after bleach exposure

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Pneumonitis?: If you have not been wearing a mask as you have been using the bleach, you may have developed a pneumonitis, and inflammation of the lungs related to ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Short term: Depends upon the chemicals but most fumes from diluted cleaning agents, can be irritating but not harmful. You might be a little oversensitive to one ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Probably lungs: It may be due to chemical irritation of the lungs ("pneumonitis"), which can be mild to life threatening, depending on the agent and extent of exposur ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Yes: Fumes from mixed household cleaning products may be toxic. Seek immediate attention.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theresa Henderson
40 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Be seen: You don't have to go to ER if you have an urgent care available today. You should go see MD now as you need a steroid and an inhaler. You need to foll ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ketan Desai
35 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Asthma should not hurt - more likely an inflammation of lung or pleura
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Re evaluation: You should see your doctor to be re evaluated and may have CT of chest to find the cause so be treated.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Chest cage: Most likely from inflammation of the chest cage from too much coughing.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Talk to your doctor: If you are having chest pain after eating a banana, you should discuss with your doctor what could be the cause. Drinking very hot water can cause pai ... Read More

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