A 44-year-old member asked:
Could water pipe cause carbon monoxide poisoning?
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Dr. Rashed Hasananswered
Pediatric Critical Care 33 years experience
Hooka: It does increase carbon monoxide level in the your blood. The severity will depend on how much of the smoke you inhale, how fast and how long you hold your breath each time you take an inhalation from the water pipe. carbon monoxide poisoning has a range of severity ( single digits up to fatal level of 50% or more when the person is trapped in a house on fire).
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A 32-year-old member asked:
What causes death with carbon monoxide poisoning?
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Dr. Julian Bragganswered
Neurology 19 years experience
Poor oxygen supply: Carbon dioxide causes its toxic effects by reducing the ability of the blood to carry oxygen. This lack of oxygen, if severe and prolonged, can lead to stroke, heart attack, and eventual death.
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Last updated Sep 11, 2017
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