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What happens if you inhale too much bleach

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine 14 years experience
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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Elton
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Bleach: This can cause bronchitis, asthma symptoms, or even pneumonitis
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
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
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Bleach inhalation: Possibly go see your doctor, but first, make sure you have plenty of ventilation around when you use bleach. Have a fan going. Also consider wearing... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
Family Medicine 35 years experience
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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Dr. Andrew Oswari
Family Medicine 24 years experience
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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Dr. Philip Miller
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Get fresh air: and flood your body with 8-10 glasses of fluid daily.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nadolne
Family Medicine 27 years experience
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
Pulmonary Critical Care 31 years experience
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
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine 14 years experience
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
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Sure: The fumes of bleach can be dangerous if inhaled too greatly. Assure you have adequate ventilation when working with bleach and if you are going to wo... Read More

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