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Can raw sewage fumes (hydrogen sulfide) be making my family sick. Just discovered this problem under our house.Home inspector missed it. We've been here 7mos and we've been sick for months now. We thought it was our natural gas at first until we had a plu

Can raw sewage fumes (hydrogen sulfide) be making my family sick. Just discovered this problem under our house.Home inspector missed it. We've been here 7mos and we've been sick for months now. We thought it was our natural gas at first until we had a plu

Extremely toxic!: Hydrogen sulfide is a very toxic gas produced by the use of fracking to get oil. It is also a component of "sewer gas" which can accumulate in homes when the water trap normally present in plumbing fails to prevent sewage fumes from entering the home. It is lethal at high concentrations and severely toxic to the body with chronic exposure to lower levels. See: http://1.usa.gov/1RVhN8E ...Read more

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Why do i keep smelling gas fumes?

I have no idea: Do you have a sinus infection and live near a gas station? ...Read more

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What happens when you have been exposed to gas fumes for days?

Poisoning: If you are exposed to gas fumes for a long period of time, you may get poisoned by the chemicals contained therein. ...Read more

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Fumes/gas at work give me problems, how do I find out which ones they are?

Environmental tests: The first step is some environmental testing to see what sorts of fumes are present at your workplace. It is your employer's duty to ensure that your work environment is safe. You also need to make sure that the problems you're having are indeed related to your work environment and not something else, especially not something you're taking there yourself. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you are smelling things all the time that are not there ? every where you go...ie gas fumes

It could be neurolog: I would advise you discuss this with your physicians. It could be neurologic like an olefactory (That means relating to the nose) issue - even whether your are smelling this related to how the brain perceives smells. ...Read more

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Can gas fumes make you nauseous?

Can gas fumes make you nauseous?

Stop sniffing gas...: ...please. Perhaps one of the greatest risks of gasoline exposure is the harm it can do to your lungs when you inhale its fumes. Pumping gasoline into your gas tank isn’t generally harmful. Read more at: http://www.healthline.com/health/gasoline#Overview1 ...Read more

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When turned all the way up can old fashion gas heaters still be dangerous to one's health...The fumes?

When turned all the way up can old fashion gas heaters still be dangerous to one's health...The fumes?

Exhausting how?: It depends--some were put in the room with no external exhaust--these can cause c02 and carbon monoxide buildup. Properly installed and vented floor / wall gas heaters should not pose that kind of risk and should only "smell" if dust/paint on surfaces too hot when run high. Need to have a carbon monoxide detector in home and if smelly, have service check of heater. ...Read more