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A 22-year-old male asked:

I walked past a pile of burning plastic jam jars at my family farm. the smoke blew directly in my face and i could smell it occasionally for the next 15 min. i just had a slightly irritated throat and eye for 30mins. should i worry? carcinogenic etc

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
No: If no other symptoms you are fine, cancer requires much prolonged exposure, best wishes
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab commented
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
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Appreciate your thank you note, wish you wellness
Oct 8, 2019
Last updated Oct 8, 2019


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