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Can You Die From Radiator Fluid Overdose
sx's may include: "Rapid breathing, No breathing, Blood in urine, No urine output or decreased urine output, Blurred vision, Blindness, Rapid heartbeat Low blood pressure, Leg cramps, Coma, Convulsions, Dizziness, Fatigue, Headache, Slurred speech, Stupor (lack of alertness), Unconsciousness, Unsteady walk, Weakness, Blue lips & fingernails, Nausea ...Read more
sx's may include: "Rapid breathing, No breathing,
Blood in urine, No urine output or decreased urine output, Blurred vision, Blindness, Rapid heartbeat
Low blood pressure, Leg cramps, Coma, Convulsions, Dizziness, Fatigue, Headache, Slurred speech, Stupor (lack of alertness), Unconsciousness, Unsteady walk, Weakness, Blue lips & fingernails, Nausea & vomiting" REF: >>>> ...Read more
Stomach pump: Radiator fluid contains an organic chemical which breaks down into methyl alcohol. This is highly toxic and can lead, among other things, to blindness. If you ingest any amount of this, induce vomiting or go to an er so they can clean out your stomach. This is an emergency. ...Read more
My husband accidentally swallowed a tiny amount of radiator fluid when he was flushing out the car what should we do?
Metabolic Acidosis: "tiny" amount is unlikely to cause symptoms, especially if liver and kidney function are normal. Do not wait for symptoms as may not appear for a few hours after ingestion ethylene glycol toxicity can be lethal and treatable if addressed medically in a timely fashion. Your er doctor will obtain urine and blood tests to determine if treatment is needed and may be able to determine if accidental. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hus. Got cut on finger, then had radiator fluid go on it & just 45 minutes ago he felt something crawl-scurry from his finger. Now is ulcerated.What is it?
Ethylene glycol: Radiator fluid is highly toxic, but not until it is metabolized in the liver, which occurs in 1-4 hours after ingestion. Best treatment is accomplished by attacking the metabolic enzyme in the liver (one strategy is to consume this enzyme by giving alcohol, which binds to it with more strength than ethylene glycol). Your ingestion was minimal, but impossible to know if toxic without blood tests. ...Read more
Sometimes during the night i sweat so much my top is wet and my partner also says I am like a radiator at night what could be the cause of this?
See answer: The most important thing about burns is preventing infection. Make sure you keep the area clean, use a topical antibiotic cream 2-3 times a day. Any worseing pain, redness, prulent discharge, increased warmth around the skin, or red streaks, ...Then seek medical attention. Good luck. ...Read more
I had a blackout the other night,i fell hit the radiator heater,now horrible neck/in middle shoulder pain,hurts to move or do anything, idk to do?
I fell and hit my head againt an iron radiator 14-16 hours ago. It did bleed a little but stopped after I iced it. Should I go to the hospital?
Head trauma: If you do not have any other problem or symptoms, then do not go to hospital ER. Keep close track of yourselve and have others helping you to be sure you remain OK. Let your doctor know. ...Read more
Radiator type oil-filled space heater in infant son's room was leaking.I didn't realize until a few days late.Was he exposed to toxic fumes?
My 4 year old daughtet has been running a very high temperature for 3 days now sits like touching a radiator sleeps constantly and has a stuffy nose.
Blothy red rash under skin that appears whenever im near a heater/radiator soon im away from it, rash will fade is this a heat rash when im beside it?
Urticarial rxn: A heat rash is a newborn skin irritation caused by an inflammatory reaction from body heat. Urticaria is a histamine-based reaction in the skin set off by an irritating substance that specifically sets off a person's inflammatory response locally to cause a skin rash, which will disappear when the exposure is removed. The two conditions are both inflammatory responses to heat that are similar ...Read more
I have second degree scalds from a radiator that covers my stomach can I put neosporin with a pain relief agent on it?
Not best: Cool water, then vaseline or Aquaphor will feel good and promote healing. Neosporin, bacitracin, and triple antibiotic are common sensitizers which may cause allergic reactions and interfere will healing. You might assume they prevent infections but THEY DO NOT PREVENT INFECTIONS. ...Read more
Moved into new flat, been coughing dry and greasy alternating, headaches, vomit once, feeling weak for 3 weeks now. Some mold on window and found dead mouse on radiator near bed today. What to do?
Choices: You can either move to a different apartment or see an allergist, get tested and treated for mold and whatever other allergen you are allergic to.You might also get a blood count and possible blood culture to makesure you havent picked up an exotic organism from the dead mouse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Car radiator pinched my arm between it and motor deep gash. Think popped a vein what do i do? Hand got swollen very quickly
Below: Best to see your DR, impossible to give you reassurance that there is nothing serious occurring with out an exam.. ...Read more
I fell down my stairs 3 days ago and banged my head on the radiator. I still have a painful headache, feel dizzy, sick and very tired. Concussion?
Depends: The effects of concussions can vary and be unpredictable. It depends on the severity of the injury. The symptoms can include headache, dizziness, vision change (blurred vision/ double vision), nausea/vomiting. If your symptoms or headache are severe, or if you have a loss of consciousness, you should get evaluated immediately. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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