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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Smelling bleach: By itself, routine exposure to the smell of bleach is not a toxic event. As with any chemicals, caution should be used and product safety information ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faiz Shakir
14 years experience Gastroenterology
See answer: high protein intake can be one cause. Also, recent antibiotic use causing a change in the bacterial environment in your bowels responsible for breakin ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Stein
50 years experience Urology
See medical: May be diet related or infection.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eleanor Host
28 years experience Family Medicine
May be from clothing: Bleach is basically chlorine, which you probably know is easily smelled in the air. (like how you can really smell chlorine in a swimming pool) so i w ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Mehra
43 years experience Pulmonology
Not rea;;y: If you are prone to asthma or have allergies ,you can have shortness of breath, wheeze running nose etc,Otherwise you should be okay in a few minutes
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: No mistaking it. The usual cause of a floating stool -- by far -- is gas bubbles. There's an individual who writes frequently with the obsessive fear ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Office visit today: I would have the kid seen today so a source for the material can be found. It could be something simple or more complex.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Undigested: food is very common (best example is CORN) however the foul smell is unrelated and is due to gas formed DIGESTING the food...some foods smell worse th ... Read More
A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
It's possible, but: not necessarily the case. The color of the stool depends on several factors, but most importantly, the time it takes for food/substances ingested to m ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
29 years experience Psychiatry
Get help immediately: Inhaling bleach fumes not only can cause irritation to the lungs. Contact with skin and eyes can also cause irritation. Bleach consists of chlorine an ... Read More

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