A 28-year-old female asked:
Radiator type oil-filled space heater in infant son's room was leaking.i didn't realize until a few days late.was he exposed to toxic fumes?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Surgery - Plastics 35 years experience
Probably not: The oil is not likely to be inhaled as it typically does not go into the gaseous or vapor state. However, i would discuss with your pediatrician. If you childe should begin wheezing, i would take him to the er.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
4.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 27, 2015
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.