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what are the health effects of indoor air pollution?

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Dr. Ernie Ordonez
Bariatrics 57 years experience
Infection: Mrsa a deadly bug and molds that can cause pneumonia. E. Coli infection as well.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

Can sinusitis be caused by air pollution?

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Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 27 years experience
Yes: If the air pollution causes inflammation of the nasal cavity and sinuses... Then yes it can cause sinusitis. It is not a typical cause and if you are having recurrent episodes, i would explore other causative factors.
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A 22-year-old male asked:

What is the best way to recover from excessive exposure to air pollution?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Avoid polluted air!: Get out of the polluted air. If you are having continued pulmonary sx, and you did not say you were, see a physician. But avoid the polluted air. Do you live in la? Then it may be impossible!
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What seems to be the root cause of air and water pollution in the phillipines?

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Dr. Ernie Ordonez
Bariatrics 57 years experience
Vehicles, refineries: For air: smoking, oil refineries, vehicles are the main and common causes. For water: excessive dumping of wastes to the river beds, like body wastes, bottles, plastic bags, oil from refineries, cigarettes and very poor drainage. My recent trip, i observed these.
A 41-year-old member asked:

How can we stop water pollution?

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Dr. Ernie Ordonez
Bariatrics 57 years experience
Stop water pollution: Eliminate all of the chemicles we put in our washing machine.They are extremely harmful to your body but they pollute the ground water and traces are found in our waterways.The list of carcinigous chemicals in laundry detergent is long enough, but some of the fabric softners are far worse.Then, you add all the chemicals in maintaining a nice looking yard and garden that washes off into the drain sew.
A 31-year-old member asked:

What are the common symptoms of the poisoning associated with air pollution?

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Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
air poison: Probably with ordinary air pollution one can find high amounts of pollutants and dust that can act as irritants and less commonly allergans but usually not poisons. Trace amount of mercury, lead, and various chemicals can be seen with higher amounts coming from industrial emissions or hazardous waste sites. The symptoms are fatigue, headache and respiratory and eye irritation.

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