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Inhaling Natural Gas Fumes
Gas was spilled in our garage & when the AC was turned on the fumes spread into the house. I inhaled it for 10mins before we figured out what it was & aired it out. I am 10 weeks preg. Is the baby ok?
Probably ok: It is a good question ; hard to answer. You should consult your obstetrician. ...Read more
Is it safe to use a gas grill while pregnant? I grilled twice and just realized that inhaling the gas smell and fumes is probably bad? :(
No problem: Cooking on a grill is not going to cause problems. ...Read more
That is unusual...: In medicine, some weird reaction/effect can happen with almost anything. Inhalers to treat asthma/copd/wheezing etc...can cause many side effects--increase heart rate/palpitation, jitteriness, sorethroat, thrush, dry mouth, altered tastes, headaches, at times more difficulty with breathing, higher risk of infections etc... if stopping the inhaler and gas problem resolves, then likely. Good luck. ...Read more
No: If it was going to cause respiratory problems, it would have happened nearly immediately. ...Read more
I'm having pains in the middle of my back., I thought it was gas but this pain is excruciating and it hurts when I inhale.
GO to the ER now
Females can have cardiac problems with very different symptoms then males.
YOU NEED TO BE SEEN NOW ...Read more
Freon: Freon gas inhalation has a number of minor symptoms. Inhaling low levels of freon, such as during a refrigerator leak, typically causes headaches, dizziness and lightheadedness. Some people also experience nausea and vomiting. These symptoms are most likely in small children after accidental inhalation. Rarely, people experience intense abdominal pain, blood in vomit and bloody stool. Banned 1994. ...Read more
Good article>: See: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002806.htmGet a more detailed answer ›
Avoid this.: Most stoves burn natural gas (methane), but some burn propane. Breathing either kind of gas is unhealthy, because it lowers the amount of oxygen which is being inhaled. A few moments of exposure in a well-ventilated room is not an issue, but prolonged exposure (as you described) should be avoided. However, the symptoms are usually immediate, not delayed. ...Read more
Can anyone tell me if my gas mask would help to prevent smoke inhalation? I carry it on planes and when I travel.
Gas masks&smoke inha: Yes it may help.Get a more detailed answer ›
Found out that someone put gas jet on in house no one knew and been inhaling it for 12 hrs scared it will cause cancer please help I'm petrified?
Gas jet: Likelihood of cancer from a single exposure is small do not worry. Cancer effect is from the oil in cooking. See http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/cooking-with-gas-raises-risk-of-lung-cancer-1903000.html But why was the gas jet on? Open all windows and air the house so it does not explode into a fiery ball if you are sad call 1 800 273-8255; f/u w/ doc ...Read more
R U dizzy: Inhalation of hydrocarbons (sniffing gas fumes) would potentially cause harm only if you are feeling symptoms from it. If you are feeling light-headed or dizzy form the fumes, then it may be affecting the oxygen amounts in your blood, which gets transmitted to the baby. Luckily, baby inside you lives in a low oxygen environment, so you would really need to harm yourself before it would affect baby. ...Read more
Absolutely: Chlorine gas is extremely toxic to the lungs with inhalation and frequently fatal. It damages the fragile alveolar capillary membrane and causes fluid to leak into the air spaces. ...Read more
Yes: Yes it will go out.Get a more detailed answer ›
Discomfort in upper middle stomach. Eating makes it worse, Kinda hurts to deeply inhale. Feels like fullness. Just gas?
2days ago I inhaled chlorine gas which cause me to cough with sputum now the cough is gone but the sputum has very little drop of blood?what should do
Not likely: Go look it up on wikapedia, you shouldn't do it! ...Read more
I have a habit of inhaling lots of air when I eat. I often hear gurgling noises in my esophagus. Is this the air or gas? Or a problem?
Aerophagia likely: Involuntary belching after a meal is normal, caused by release of swallowed gas after distension of the stomach with food. Magenblase syndrome is postprandial epigastric fullness & bloating, relieved by belching. Aerophagia (accumulation of gas due to air swallowing) is common with anxiety, hypersalivation from gum chewing, smoking, drinking, oral irritation. Air swallowing can become habitual. ...Read more
Dr can co2 present in carbonated drinks have any possible reason to raise any concern, in terms of inhaling the gas when it is released inside you?
Living Life: Nope. Not in any way. If there were troubles here billions of people in the world would be affected. ...Read more
Hi, does drinking milk helps when you accidentally inhale chlorine gas? Most chlorine waste factory people think so, and If this is true. If so, why?
Milk: No. You should see your doctor for a good exam ...Read more
Why do I get random pain under my left breast? Feels like a knot being tied and it won't go away unless I inhale all the way? Almost feels like gas?
Could be: It could be referred pain from gas or it could be a pulled muscle between your ribs. It should go away in a couple days. If not, go to the dr. ...Read more
Baby inhaled meconium @ birth 7 weeks ago. She has bad gas&upset tummy quite a bit. Were worried sick. Would meconium harm her digestion trac?
No: Meconium (the first bowel movements) is composed of a rich collection of early bile, enzymes, & digested material. If passes at or before birth, it's presence in the lungs can cause a dangerous irritant pneumonia of varied severity. Chance ingestion of the material at or before birth has no effect on the digestive tract. The gas & fussiness are a separate issue, likely reflux or food intolerance. ...Read more
If we inhaled a little spray of ethyl chloride, the spray the ankle, will the gas go out from your body?
Depends on dose: I would not recommend inhaling this. At low doses, you might get a little "drunk "like effect, but higher concentratations it might be dangerous and it is debatable if it is carcinogenic. ...Read more
What is the cause of chest pressure when inhaling and gas? I get squeezing chest pressure when unhaling and gas and I am worried about my heart. :(
The gas generator was outside the garage while I was cleaning so I was inhaling it for a total of 5-10min. I am 9 weeks pregnant. Did I harm our baby?
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