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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. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Reactive Airways: If a person inhales a large amount of an irritant chemical such as bleach, this can trigger inflammation in the nose and lungs leading to symptoms jus ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jamie Glover
21 years experience Family Medicine
Change in vaginal pH: Sometimes when the vaginal pH is altered, some normal bacteria that live in the vagina can overgrow in number and cause an imbalance leading to an amm ... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Vaginal discharge: Sounds like you may have a vaginitis. With a slightly brownish, thin discharge and an odor, the more likely possibilities are gardnerella (bacterial v ... Read More
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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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: If this is the only symptom there probably is no issue. Make sure you are not leaking fluid or have pain and itching. If so get checked.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Phantosmia: There are sinus issues that can cause smelling something that is not there, as well as brain tumors and seizures can sometimes do this. Smelling somet ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Bleach: You can eat and the taste and the smell of bleach will be dissipated
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marcelo Laufer
31 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
It may: Any chemical in excess can be dangerous. The other issue is: 1. why do you spend so much time cleaning?? 2. why do isolate yourself in the bathroom? I ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
47 years experience Pediatrics
Bleech: She should be ok, try to ventilate the room, open a window or use an air filter, make sure you rinse the bath tub well from the evaporated bleech be ... Read More
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