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If you are dizzy from carbon monoxide poisoning, do you still have time to get out before you pass out?

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Dr. Lester Thompson
Pathology 35 years experience
Yes: In general, dizziness is achieved with several hours of low dose exposure -- such as 35 parts per million. Nausea and convulsions along with dizziness will be seen in <1 hour of 800 parts per million exposure. So, the symptoms vary based on amount of exposure and time duration of the exposure.
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