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What are the symptoms of propane poisoning?
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Dr. Clarence Wimberlyanswered
Specializes in Family Medicine
Propane Poisoning: Propane is a colorless and odorless flammable gas. This gas takes the place of oxygen is the lungs making it difficuly to breathe. Symptoms are:burning sensation, convulsions, cough, diarrhea, dizziness, fever, nausea, vomiting, and nervousness. Call poison control if this suspected at 1-800-222-1222.
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Dr. Donald Colantinoanswered
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Propane: Propane causes symptoms if purposely inhaled and this would reduce the body's oxygenation, could damage lungs and cause cardiac decompensation and even cardiac arrest.
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Dr. Robert Kneeceanswered
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Below: Symptoms depend on the type of contact, but may include: Burning sensation Convulsions Cough Diarrhea Dizziness Fever General weakness Headache Heartbeat -- irregular Heartbeat -- rapid Lightheadedness Loss of consciousness (coma, or unresponsiveness) Nausea and vomiting Nervousness Pain and numbness in arms and legs Skin irritation Slow and shallow breathing Weakness
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Last updated Feb 11, 2019
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