A 40-year-old female asked:
I'm scared i unknowingly poisoned my family by burning old fencing given away as 'firewood' in nov-dec.had no $ for propane.what signs might i see?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Depends: If the wood had been treated with a chemical like creosol, burning it will get the chemical vapor in the air which can be quite an irritant.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
4.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Feb 6, 2014
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.