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How Bad Is It If You Inhale A Moderate Amount Of Burning Plastic Fumes What Can Happen
Bad: It depends on how much in distress or how short of breath you are -- you probably should go to a pulmonologist and get a pulmonary function test and at least a chest xray -- you may need to take steroid inhaler to control the inflammatory reaction from breathing that fumes -- some even need to be on a ventilator in ICU for awhile. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was burning a hat, it was nylon, I think.wind blew smoke into my face.I inhaled fumes, for 1 min.it smelled bad. did fumes damage me.i was coughing
Burning nylon: Don't do it again. Fumes from burning nylon probably didn't do your liver any favors, but overall it will handle it OK, if this is the only insult. The cough says your lungs and bronchi weren't too happy either, but likely no lasting damage. Don't smoke cigarettes and you'll really be ahead of the game. ...Read more
If you use a water bottle as a bowl for smoking weed, and you accidentally burn the plastic and inhale the fumes, what can happen?
Burning plastic can: be carcinogenic, cancer causing. The small amount you inhaled is probably not an issue but over time it can be a problem. Please don't even microwave anything w/saran wrap on it and make sure water bottles are new and not out-dated because plastic goes into the water. Peace and good health. In general, plastic is dangerous if ingested. ...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
How severe?: If you are experiencing respiratory distress and having difficulty breathing, you should seek emergent care. However, the damage caused by a single episode is usually not likely to produce long term consequences unless you are repeatedly exposed on a regular and prolonged fed basis. If you have lingering concerns, see your primary care md and get a baseline study. ...Read more
I was cleaning and inhaled to much bleach fumes. I am coughing , short of breath, burning eyes. What should I do?
All are bad: Smoking is toxic to your lungs, whether it is cigarettes, cigars, hookah or other substances. Each comes with a set of risks, but none of them are harmless. Some studies say hookah have much more tobacco content and carry a risk of transmitting diseases through the mouth piece. Marijuana is not a benign substance, and has also been known to cause severe lung disease. ...Read more
200+ BAD chemicals: Burnt organic chemicals in general are commonly cancer causing, including in food. Nicotene is so poisonous one drop on your skin would kill you, so no surprise it deteriorates the heart and everything else. Have you noticed the people that look old prematurely usually are smokers? And the people who are younger than you thought are almost never smokers? ...Read more
Can vaping cause burning sensation in stomach and/or heartburn? And is it bad if you swallow the vape when you inhale it?
Yes: Yes recommend avoid gaping if having side effects ...Read more
37 weeks pregnant and burnt a plastic cup in microwave. When I opened microwave, fumes poured out. I inhaled much of the fumes. Any risk to my baby?
No significant risk: Plastic fumes are not good for anyone but by 37 weeks your baby is almost fully developed and this should not have a significant effect. This would have been more worrisome in the first trimester (but even then would probably be OK unless you really inhaled a large amount). Don't worry. Hope your delivery goes smoothly! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I inhaled bleach fumes for an hr approx. 17 hrs ago. Symptoms are runny nose, sore throat, burning/pressure in chest, cough, congestion. What do I do?
Chlorine burn: Appears that you have sustained a chlorine irritation / burn to your naso-pharynx-tracheal-bronchial tissues. If external, the immediate remedyvis long ice cold water rinsing. You cannot do much of that, but prolonged mouthwashing, gargling, and nasal washing can help. Then, you need an inhaler. Saline breathing treatments may help but best is a metered dose steroid inhaler. So see a prescriber ...Read more
I am having pain and burning in both sides of torso it gets so bad it takes my breath away and its constant ?
See your physician!!: Your symptom is not common and I would be concerned that you could have a disorder affecting the spinal cord or peripheral nerves. You need a careful evaluation, lab tests and possible imaging studies and referral to a neurologist. I would not waste time looking for additional answers on the internet because it will be unhelpful and only serve to further frighten you. See your physician ASAP. ...Read more
Can burning cardboard/wrappers kill you if you breath it in at a bonfire? i have bad anxiety and feel like i'm dying. my heartbeat is fast
Panic Attack: If you are concerned about your immediate health, go to your local ER. There is a chance that your anxiety is causing the panic. Anxiety is very treatable to something that can be managed well. You may find it helpful to go for walk, take some deep breaths, distract yourself with a call to a friend or a good movie. Your anxiety will pass soon. ...Read more
Yes: If you have asthma or allergies then burning incense or candles or even spraying room sprays or perfumes can lead to irritation and difficulty breathing. It should be noticed that prolonged exposures to many chemicals, including smoke from these things, could lead to health complications. ...Read more
I broke out in hives, I have chills and a bad dry cough..when I lay down I feel I can't breath. The hives felt like burning and a solid rash?
Take 20mg Prilosec 6am an d before bed. Gerd is still bad.daily chest pain. Chest bubbles. Burning Bad breath Burping. Recent endo no hpylori. help!
H pylori: . Then if you r obese lose weight. If you eat junk food or soda-STOP. If you eat at erratic times then stop.eat an early dinner by 6 PM.Avoid alcohol except for social occa.NO STRESS!!! Important thing-do not drink any water or fluids with food at least for 90 min, then drink as much as you want.http://www.pdrhealth.com/proton-pump-inhibitors/foods-to-avoid-while-taking-proton-pump-inhibitors ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chest pain, burning, tight, hurts to breathe, shortness of breath. Hands are shakey. 20/F. Have had 3 surgeries. Bad gallbladder waiting to come out.
Go to the ER.: There could be all sorts of bad things going on. I would seek medical attention as soon as possible. Hope it's nothing serious but better to be sure. ...Read more
Burning feel on right tonsil and ear.When tonsil burns,bad breath is present and becomes worst. night sweats very often. allergies? or gerd?
Need diagnosis: A burning feeling in the right tonsil with referred pain to the ear sounds like an inflammatory condition or tonsillitis. I would suggest you see your physician for proper diagnosis. Doubt GERD or allergy. The odor also suggests infection. GERD would probably not effect only one tonsil. ...Read more
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