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Dangers Of Ammonia Fumes
Unlikely: I short exposure should present no problems. ...Read more
Not much: Ammonia fumes are so obnoxious that not many people will tolerate prolonged exposure. Like chlorine bleach, ammonia can be irritating to the linings of the respiratory tract. Use your head and follow your senses: if it hurts, don't do it (or just avoid over-exposure). ...Read more
What could cause a strong smell of fumes on my knickers ? Im quite embarrassed its strong like real fumes almost like ammonia
Possible infection: The symptoms suggest an infection. You will need to see a health care provider for evaluation. ...Read more
My husband accidentally inhaled fumes from ammonia and then muriatic acid about a week later. What can happen?
Acute effects?: These are two separate chemicals and both have acute effects. If he did not have any acute illness, he should be okay. It would be prudent to see a pulmonologist to be sure that there is no latent damage. ...Read more
Absolutely: Ammonia can be very irritating to the lungs. ...Read more
My wife accidentally inhaled fumes from ammonia and then muriatic acid about a week later? Any harm?
Probably not: However, if she is symptomatic (i.e., intractable cough), a visit to a pulmonologist is in order. There is no extra cancer risk. One all-too-common mishap is in mixing bleach and ammonia -- the gas generated is far more dangerous. Your wife is fortunate to have such a devoted husband. Good luck. ...Read more
I accidently inhaled fumes from ammonia my nose is irritated and burning. Will this cause me harm?
If it did not: by this time you be OK. Could be dangerous , First thing you should have done is , immediately you should have gone to ER for evaluation and observation for damage. Avoid this in future. ...Read more
I inhaled ammonia fumes while spraying it to clean, this morning. My nose has been dry and runny and I have a very itchy harsh cough. Should I worry?
Chemical Reaction: Inhalation of chemicals are critical depending on the amount of exposure, the duration, and your symptoms. Considering you have a cough a further evaluation at an urgent care or emergency room would be judicious. This way they can check your vitals and examine your lungs. Some chemical inhalation can result in a severe lung reaction which may worsen. Please get checked out as soon as possible. ...Read more
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