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A 45-year-old member asked:

Does dizziness from carbon monoxide go away once fresh air?

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Dr. Troy Ross
Occupational Medicine 26 years experience
Slowly: Carbon monoxide "glues" itself to our red blood cells so that they can't carry oxygen. The most important thing is to stop the exposure then what has already gotten into your system will slowly get cleared out over several hours. It's important to keep in mind that medical treatment, especially using pure oxygen, can improve recovery time.
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Last updated Nov 15, 2013


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