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Doctor insights on: Chlorine Bleach Overdose In Children

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What problems can come from a chlorine bleach overdose?

What problems can come from a chlorine bleach overdose?

Death...: Overdose implies deliberate intent...Seek help and don't do it! irreparable life-altering esophageal damage may occur if you survive -and that can be miserable indeed. ...Read more

Chlorine Bleach Overdose (Definition)

Sodium hypochlorite is found in bleach. Poisoning sx's may include: "Burning, red eyes, Chest pain, Coma, Coughing (from the fumes), Delirium, Gagging sensation, Low blood pressure, Pain in the mouth or throat, Possible burns on the esophagus, Skin irritation of the exposed area, burns, or blistering Shock, Slow heartbeat, Stomach or abdominal ...Read more


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What symptoms make you think of chlorine bleach overdose?

Bleach poisoning: Sodium hypochlorite is found in bleach. Poisoning sx's may include: "burning, red eyes, chest pain, coma, coughing (from the fumes), delirium, gagging sensation, low blood pressure, pain in the mouth or throat, possible burns on the esophagus, skin irritation of exposed area, burns, or blistering shock, slow heartbeat, stomach or abdominal pain, vomiting" REF: >> ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Chlorine bleach overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Chlorine bleach overdose?

Bleach poisoning: Sodium hypochlorite is found in bleach. Poisoning sx's may include: "Burning, red eyes, Chest pain, Coma, Coughing (from the fumes), Delirium, Gagging sensation, Low blood pressure, Pain in the mouth or throat, Possible burns on the esophagus, Skin irritation of the exposed area, burns, or blistering
Shock, Slow heartbeat, Stomach or abdominal pain,
Vomiting" REF: >>>> ...Read more

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How do complementary doctors treat chlorine bleach overdose?

If they are good: They send you to a hospital. The term "chlorine bleach overdose" implies there is an acceptable dose, below which bleach is safe. There is no such a dose. Any ingestion of bleach is a medical emergency, and you don't have time to worry about whether your doctor is trained in complimentary medicine. Incidentally, nearly every medicine your doctor uses is derived from a "natural" substance. ...Read more

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Does pool chlorine bleach your skin?

Does pool chlorine bleach your skin?

POOL CHLORINE: THE CONCENTRATION OF THE POOL CHLORINE IS SO TINY THAT THERE IS ALMOST NO CHANCE THAT IT WOULD HARM YOUR SKIN. ...Read more

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When i cough the mucus tastes like chlorine/bleach, any ideas?

When i cough the mucus tastes like chlorine/bleach, any ideas?

Possibly acid reflux: Or side efffect of meds u are taking. Discuss with your dr about it.
(or did u ingest chlorox?)
give us a feedback.
Discuss with your dr about this sx. ...Read more

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Hi I have an odor that kinda smells like chlorine or bleach or immonia one of those. And I don't no what's wrong. I took pills for BV . Smell not gone?

Hi I have an odor that kinda smells like chlorine or bleach or immonia one of those. And I don't no what's wrong. I took pills for BV . Smell not gone?

Probably still BV: You will need to be retested since you did not get better. Bacterial vaginosis is a common condition in women where the normal balance of bacteria in the vagina is disrupted and replaced by an overgrowth of certain bacteria. It causes vaginal discharge that is usually white or gray. Most complain of a fish-like odor noticed especially after intercourse. It is treated with metronidazole. ...Read more

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Pain in my nipples after swimming at the pool with chlorine bleach?

Pain in my nipples after swimming at the pool with chlorine bleach?

Allergy: Painful nipples can be due to drying and or allergic reaction to swim suit etc. When the chlorine content is high in water/other chemicals then there is pain and irritation in sensitive areas. If her pain does not subside visit your doctor. ...Read more

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I inhaled to much chlorine while washing the bathroom with bleach and I am having difficulty breathing. I cleaned it in a closed room.

I  inhaled to much chlorine while washing the bathroom with bleach and I am having difficulty breathing. I cleaned it in a closed room.

It is imperative: that you leave the bathroom and get fresh air (out doors). Chlorine is denser than air -so don't lie in a low area. Seek medical care as soon as possible. In the United States - we usually have the fire department enter the room first to ensure that cause of chlorine gas is removed and that area is properly ventilated. ...Read more

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Is it okay to use chlorine or bleach that use in clothes to use as a disinfectant in root canal?

Is it okay to use chlorine or bleach that use in clothes to use as a disinfectant in root canal?

Yes: It is essentially the same product but in a different concentration. Home bleach is 2%. The sodium hypochlorite used for root canal procedures is 5-10 percent. ...Read more

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About 3 weeks ago I had a terrible head cold and recently when I cough it taste like bleach or chlorine and a lot of phlegm ?

About 3 weeks ago I had a terrible head cold and recently when I cough it taste like bleach or chlorine and a lot of phlegm ?

Normal: It is normal for phlegm to have a salty taste. It will clear up on its own.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What chemicals in pools besides chlorine can cause iitching?

What chemicals in pools besides chlorine can cause iitching?

Likely most of them: Here is a website's partial list of common chemicals in swimming pool use:
chlorine, cyanuric acid, bromine, alternatives to chlorine, ph decreaser(sodium bisulfate), muriatic acid, ph increaser(sodium carbonate), soda ash, hardness increaser, algistat, algaecide, clarifier, enzymes
the list is long, and most chemicals can irritate skin, depending on the concentration and the duration of exposure. ...Read more

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Can chlorine in a pool irritate your skin?

Yes: While chlorine is generally safe, some people do have sensitivities to its use, particularly in higher concentrations. You may notice skin irritation, itching, or red/irritated eyes after swimming in a pool treated with chlorine or a number of other chemicals. ...Read more

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Does chlorine have a negative effect on your eyesight?

Does chlorine have a negative effect on your eyesight?

Not usually: The most common way to get exposed to chlorine is in a swimming pool. Chlorine in this situation can be an irritant, but does not cause any signficant visual problems. ...Read more

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Can I go in chlorine with a sty?

Can I go in chlorine with a sty?

Chlorine/stye: although it may sting, or burn at the site of the stye, should not harm you. See your eye care doctor before you get in the water. ...Read more

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How to treat chlorine sensitivity?

How to treat chlorine sensitivity?

Avoid chlorine: Chlorine allergy is potentially dangerous and harmful and can cause mild to severe symptoms. In some cases, a chlorine allergy may be a nuisance, while in others it may be life-threatening. It is important to identity any chlorine allergies to determine if chlorine exposure is a problem for you. Swimming pools use a large concentration of chlorine that can aggravate chlorine sensitivity. ...Read more

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How to prevent tan from chlorine water?

How to prevent tan from chlorine water?

I don't understand: Chlorine in water doesn't give you a tan, the sun exposure does. What is your question? ...Read more

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Could someone have an allergy to chlorine?

Could someone have an allergy to chlorine?

Irritant reaction: A true ige mediated allergy to chlorine is not reported; however, chlorine is a potent irritant and in high concentrations causes irritation to the eyes, nose, lungs and skin. A very large accidental inhalation of chlorine gas could damage the lungs and cause symptoms like acute asthma. There is no blood or skin test to confirm sensitivity to chlorine. As a potent irritant, try to limit exposure. ...Read more

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What does chlorine do to your skin if swimmer?

What does chlorine do to your skin if swimmer?

Chlorine effects: Chlorine may indirectly contribute to allergies by irritating and sensitizing the respiratory tract. Studies have suggested that frequent swimming in chlorinated pools and exposure to cleaning products containing chlorine may increase the risk of developing asthma and other respiratory allergies, both in adolescents and in adults. ...Read more

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Can constant swimming in chlorine water be bad for you?

Can constant swimming in chlorine water be bad for you?

Irritant: Irritating to skin, hair, eyes, maybe lungs. I would rather swim in a chlorinated pool than one that wasn't- decreases infections. ...Read more

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Can you have an allergic reaction to chlorine in a pool?

Can you have an allergic reaction to chlorine in a pool?

Irritant: Chlorine is a strong irritant and can cause skin rashes and respiratory symptoms in susceptible people. Those with asthma, allergies, eczema are particularly sensitive to chlorine exposure. If chlorine levels are too high it will bother most people. ...Read more

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Does the chlorine in pools irritate if you have blepharitis?

Does the chlorine in pools irritate if you have blepharitis?

Either way: Chlorine in pools is irritating to the eyes. It does not matter if you have blepharitis or completely normal eyes. I recommend if you swim regularly that you obtain a good pair of goggles, and you can smear a little skin cream on the rubber barrier inside of the goggle eyepieces to insure a good seal. ...Read more

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Would it be fine to swim in chlorine after a brown recluse bite?

Would it be fine to swim in chlorine after a brown recluse bite?

Closed wound: It should be safe if your wound/bite is closed and healed. ...Read more

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Hi ! can chlorine in water decrease the burning of fat inyour body ?

Hi ! can chlorine in water decrease the burning of fat inyour body ?

No effect: There is no science-based rationale for chlorine having any effect on weight loss or burning fat. ...Read more

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Is it bad for my 1 yr old to go in public pool with all the chlorine ?

Is it bad for my 1 yr old to go in public pool with all the chlorine ?

No: But the chlorine might be very irritating to his/her eyes (or anyone's eyes, for that matter). ...Read more

Overdose (Definition)

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