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what happens if you inhale too much bleach

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Fresh air.: Don't worry, you probably didn't do any permanent damage. We've all smelled too much bleach or cleaning solutions at some point in our lives. The be ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Elton
33 years experience Pulmonology
Bleach: This can cause bronchitis, asthma symptoms, or even pneumonitis
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
You need urgent care: Go to the ER for treatment.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It is not safe to be putting yourself in a situation where you are inhaling bleach fumes. Bleach can cause a condition called "chemical pneumonitis" ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
34 years experience Family Medicine
Inhaling bleach: Bleach is a respiratory irritant. It releases chlorine gas at the cell level. Chlorine gas is a direct cell toxin. It will cause coughing can cause ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Cohen
41 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: Stop inhaling it.
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A member asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Inhaling a toxin like bleach can cause a chemical burn in the respiratory tract. Time should heal it ok. Just avoid any further toxins and it should h ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Get fresh air: and flood your body with 8-10 glasses of fluid daily.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nadolne
26 years experience Family Medicine
Bleach inhalation: It is best to avoid excessive inhalation of toxic gases not only in pregnancy, but in general. It is doubtful that you harmed the baby, as your blood ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Probably, yes.: There is no safe amount of bleach to inhale. A few fumes won't hurt, but in a closed space, its important to add some ventilation, especially if you a ... Read More
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