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does anyone know whether the raid product produces any harmful respiratory side effects?

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Dr. Donald Elton
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Insecticides kill: Yes, it kills insects and will kill you too if you get the exposure up high enough. Some of these agents are used in chemical warfare so avoid excessive exposure.

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Could a block basement with an old cistern cause respiratory problems?

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Yes: Block basements and old cisterns are often associated with mold growth. Exposure to molds has been associated with a variety of respiratory disorders and should be avoided. Mold grows best in wet areas so it is important to keep basements dry and avoid household water leaks. If visible mold is present in a house it should be removed/treated by an expert.
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Severe respiratory symptoms from moving into brand new apartment?

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air it out, keep windows open when possible, use a fan. Certain plants can absorb the chemicals and help you to breathe easier.
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How long does it take for your respiratory system take to recover from a cigarette?

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Nicotine: Nicotine metabolizes quickly in the body. Usually within 8 hours, also it depends on the amount someone smokes. The effects of smoking like if someone had copd- reversal of lung function may take 3- 6 months( provided there is not already a structural damage).
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Best wishes: Congrats on taking steps to getting yourself checked out. Not that easy for everyone to take such measures. I hop you find a solution with your doctor.
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What is respiratory treatment for a stroke?

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