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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Odette
15 years experience Ophthalmology
Unlikely: It is unlikely but not impossible. If your husband has gone blind i recommend he get an evaluation from a qualified ophthalmologist as soon as possib ... Read More
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Dr. David Chandler
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Welding risk: Being exposed to welding is an exposure to ultraviolet light. This most commonly causes "flash burn", which is corneal damage. Although painful, the d ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
31 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
NO: Oxygen is a drug, and a toxic one at that. For billions of years oxygen was toxic to life. Evolution first led to tolerance of oxygen before it led t ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Good luck: If your diseases are well controlled you should be fine. I am not sure what the test consists of, but relaxing before your exam and believing in yours ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
Specializes in
?: I am not aware of any adverse effects of welding on pregnancy or the outcome thereof
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: Steel/iron is not poisonous. however,it is almost never pure iron. The added metals in the alloy could be a concern, however, the amount of any metal ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Humberto Palladino
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
See your phycisian: You can start with your primary care and he/she can refer you if appropriate. Don't wait.
A female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Welders: http://www.welding-rod-dangers.com/exposure/exposure.htm. My guess would be the unborn baby would be at risk of neurologic disorders to some degree. ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Years ago: you should have been seen,examined and xrayed: a tad late now- but better late than never-good luck!
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
WELDING SPARK GROIN: NOT TO WORRY. NO RADIATION ENOUGH TO CAUSE DAMAGE.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
14 years experience Ophthalmology
Artificial tears: Flash burns from welding can be very uncomfortable. They will frequently cause significant inflammation of the cornea and can often be treated effect ... Read More
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