A 26-year-old male asked:
Would a one time exposure to concrete dust under a minute cause any health problems like asbestosis or silicosis, how does body take care of tiny amt?
1 doctor answer • 5 doctors weighed in
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
No, no problema: It takes chronic exposure over many years before any kind of dust can affect or damage the lungs.
Our lungs, have a natural, good filtering(Nose) and cleaning system(mucosal Cilia) to protect themselves and can expel minimal exposure like you have mentioned.
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Last updated Apr 14, 2016
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