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Doctor insights on: Incense Smoke

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Can inhaling incense smoke cause carbon monoxide poisoning?

Can inhaling incense smoke cause carbon monoxide poisoning?

Yes.: The burning of both traditional incense and the drug of abuse "herbal-incense"creates carbon monoxide. A significant dose of carbon monoxide in an unventilated space, especially in a susceptible individual can lead to co poisoning. Please be responsible and safe. ...Read more

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Is it okay to smoke herbal incense?

Is it okay to smoke herbal incense?

No: these are generally some variant on K2/spice, which contain synthetic cannabinoids which are notoriously impure, may concentrate in some parts of the sprayed plant and not on others, and are associated with far more problems than with marijuana - including seizures, psychosis, delirium and long-term physical and mental health issues. ...Read more

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Herbal incense is it ok to smoke?

Herbal incense is it ok to smoke?

No: One of the problems is that "herbal incense" can mean anything, and can have anything, everything or nothing in it. Most of it consist of synthetic cannabinoids which are sprayed on inert plant matter. Some of these can be highly dangerous, causing seizures, psychosis, delirium and even kidney failure and death. Other are milder synthetics that do act like marijuana. You are playing with fire. ...Read more

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Why's is my tour really sor and I don't smoke?

Why's is my tour really sor and I don't smoke?

Sore throat: A sore throat is often due to a viral infection which lasts a few days and often a head cold then follows. If a sore throat shows steady worsening, a throat culture is recommended to check for a strep infection which would require antibiotic therapy. A very prolonged sore throat may be due to infectious mononucleosis, and in older adults malignancy must be checked for. ...Read more

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Is it ok to smoke?

Is it ok to smoke?

Nope.: Any amount of cigarette smoking is considered dangerous. And each cigarette shortens your life by seven minutes. ...Read more

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How poisonous is the smoke created by microwaving?

How poisonous is the smoke created by microwaving?

Not at all: The vapors in a microwave oven are largely water vapor as steam with little or no food elements within. I assume that you are putting food in the microwave device and not 'non-food' items which could create a more toxic vapor. ...Read more

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Are there any body benefits to eating smoked oysters?

Are there any body benefits to eating smoked oysters?

Yes: Oysters have a # of health benefits. 3 oz of smoked oysters has 67 calories & 7 g of fat. They are low in saturated fat with no trans fats. They are a good soure of iron, selenium, zinc & vitamin b-12. ...Read more