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How should you treat clorox fume exposure?

How should you treat clorox fume exposure?

Clorox fumes: Immedicaztely get away from exposure and get into fresh air. If in respiratory distress call 011 or get to emergency room for treatment. ...Read more

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What are some dangers of clorox bleach fumes?

What are some dangers of clorox bleach fumes?

Minimal: Your body will tell you when too much is too much. While some people can tolerate a lot, some people are highly sensitive and their bodies react at very low levels. Read the warnings on the label: "do not use in small or confined areas; insure adequate ventilation, etc". Of course extreme exposure can cause a chemical bronchitis or pneumonitis which is more serious. So if it stings, avoid it. ...Read more

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Why do I suddenly feel like I smell Clorox!?

Why do I suddenly feel like I smell Clorox!?

Assuming no clorox: nor other thing that might smell like it. problems in the nose, sinuses even brain can trigger nasal sensations (itching and smells). ...Read more

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What will happen if someone drank 1 tbsp of clorox?

What will happen if someone drank 1 tbsp of clorox?

Bleach ingestion: can cause throat and abdominal pain, burning/ heat in mouth & abdomen, swelling of throat, severe cramps,vomiting & blood in feces. In significant amounts it can lead to death. ...Read more

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There's a clorox smell on my underwear why?

Discharge?: Some discharges will give a distinct odor that can vary from person to person or cause to cause. ...Read more

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What if you accidentally drink Clorox bleach ?

What if you accidentally drink Clorox bleach ?

Can cause burns: clorox can cause significant chemical burns, which can cause immediate life threatening complications. The effects tend to be immediate. The risks and severity are based on how concentrated the Clorox is and how much was consumed. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use clorox antibacterial wipes to wipe your cell phone?

Yes, but: Please check with the manufacturer of your phone to see if the bleach will harm any coatings, screens, etc. The manufacturers usually tell you what you can clean the phone with safely. ...Read more

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Are clorox products safe to use around small children and pregnant women?

Are clorox products safe to use around small children and pregnant women?

Would not: Everything has fumes, specially bleach. Many people react to fumes. Alternatives are: clean with steam, there are many affordable steam cleaners available that do an excellent job cleansing. Another option is baking soda, you can use it in the same way you use powder cleansers on surfaces. Vinegar with equal parts water works like any all purpose cleaner, lemon juice mixed with any of the above. ...Read more

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If someone swallowed a capful of clorox/bleach would they most likely be okay or no?

If someone swallowed a capful of clorox/bleach would they most likely be okay or no?

Get medical care: Bleach is not intended to come in contact with the skin, eyes, or other mucous membranes, as it can cause caustic irritation or burns. When bleach is mixed with acid solutions, including hydrochloric acid, it produces chlorine gas, which is toxic. Sodium hypochlorite solution is considered a hazardous oxidizer when the concentration is >40%. Household bleach usually has a concentration of 3-8%. ...Read more

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I washed my underwear with nothing but clorox ever since then im very irritated down there?

I washed my underwear with nothing but clorox ever since then im very irritated down there?

Plan. : Check the quality of material your underwear, the first. Hot weather and sweating may cause this as well. Ringing well your stuff please. ...Read more

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Got diluted clorox in a cut. can this get into my bloodstream and cause issues? had minor burning feeling that went away after rinsing

Got diluted clorox in a cut. can this get into my bloodstream and cause issues? had minor burning feeling that went away after rinsing

You're ok. In: theory, a few molecules could have gotten into your bloodstream if the cut was deep enough, but absolutely not enough to cause any harm. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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I am 5 months pregnant and after a weekend of remodeling i found mouse droppings in our kitchen and cleaned up with clorox wipes- is this dangerous?

I am 5 months pregnant and after a weekend of remodeling i found mouse droppings in our kitchen and cleaned up with clorox wipes- is this dangerous?

No.: If you wore gloves and/or washed your hands after this clean up, you and the baby should be fine. Make sure your tdap vaccination is up to date as a general precaution. Ask for some help if you are faced with diy tasks during pregnancy - your husband's time to shine? ...Read more

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Is clorox harmful in pregnancy?

Is clorox harmful in pregnancy?

Depends: The low level, episodic exposure to the fumes related to chlorine bleach are extremely unlikely to be of any harm during pregnancy. They can, though, cause irritation of the eyes and other mucous membranes. It should absolutely not be applied to the skin or ingested. I hope that this answers your questions! ...Read more

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Does clorox use for flossing and brushing?

Does clorox use for flossing and brushing?

DO NOT USE: Clorox for brushing or flossing! clorox in any concentration is toxic and will kill the tissue it come in contact with. If you're looking for a whitener, use a baking soda/peroxide toothpastw! ...Read more

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Is taking a bath clorox helps with versicolor ..?

Is taking a bath clorox helps with versicolor ..?

Too harsh: If you're not adverse to taking a safe medication... the physicians I've known who've had this very common skin problem take a big ketoconazole tablet and then go work out to build up a sweat. Doing this once a month usually keeps tinea versicolor under control. Topical ketoconazole, or a selenium sulfide shampoo, are among your many other options. ...Read more

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Will pouring vinegar and Clorox on the inside of your Virginia 3years ago affect you from conceiveing a child today..??

Will pouring vinegar and Clorox on the inside of your Virginia 3years ago affect you from conceiveing a child today..??

Concerning Question?: Who knows? These are extremely toxic substances which might cause scarring... Who poured Clorox and vinegar on the inside of your vagina is a better question? Did you do this to yourself? If not, this is definitely a criminal act to be reported to authorities. ...Read more