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Inhaling Too Much Bleach When Cleaning
Inhaling bleach: Bleach is a respiratory irritant. It releases chlorine gas at the cell level. Chlorine gas is a direct cell toxin. It will cause coughing can cause chest pain and can cause fluid accumulation in the lungs. Its not something you should be doing on a regular basis. - use plenty of ventilaton and never mix bleach and ammonia - that will really cause problems. ...Read more
Yes: There are many complex chemicals in gasoline. Most of them are harmful to health in high enough concentrations, but our bodies are able to protect us from damage. A developing fetus can't protect itself, and with some chemicals the mother's systems don't always break the chemicals down completely before the fetus is exposed. So it's best for pregnant mothers to avoid harmful chemicals. ...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
Toothpaste: Formulated to be used with room temperature water. Toothpaste doesn't clean teeth, brushing does. Cavities and gum disease, both infections, are caused by bacteria. Toothbrush & floss remove bacteria by physically disrupting the bacterial plaque. So the secret to good oral hygiene is to be gentle but thorough, and you only need a pea-sized portion of toothpaste. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I inhaled to much chlorine while washing the bathroom with bleach and I am having difficulty breathing. I cleaned it in a closed room.
It is imperative: that you leave the bathroom and get fresh air (out doors). Chlorine is denser than air -so don't lie in a low area. Seek medical care as soon as possible. In the United States - we usually have the fire department enter the room first to ensure that cause of chlorine gas is removed and that area is properly ventilated. ...Read more
Is there a danger of inhaling too much when using a bleach solution to clean if I then go outside and get fresh air?
Sure: The fumes of bleach can be dangerous if inhaled too greatly. Assure you have adequate ventilation when working with bleach and if you are going to work with it for prolonged times, you should wear an approved mask for such. ...Read more
Do I need to see a dr. After inhaling too much bleach or chemicals while cleaning? My chest hurts a bit
Bad stuff: You must be talking about lots of bleach in a hot washer or cleaning solution for floor etc. Inhaling too much bleach can cause immediate respiratory distress. There is an internet rumor that you can clear thc from your system by drinking bleach! trust me, when they do your autopsy your toxicology will still be positive for thc don't do it! yes it can burn your throat or your skin be careful with. ...Read more
How unsafe is it to bleach your teeth using household teeth by dabbing a cotton bud in watered down bleach and wiping it on front teeth only?
NOT SAFE!!: Household bleach is not the same as the bleach dentists use. Household bleach is poisonous and should not be ingested or even inhaled. Only use products meant to whiten your teeth that you get from your dentist or in the mouth care aisle of your pharmacy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
29 wks preg, I forgot to wear gloves while cleaning & lets just say I pretty much dipped my hand into a bunch of bathroom cleaning chemicals. ???:(
While using turpentine to clean up after painting i accidentally inhaled a large amount of fumes throat burns n headache concern or normal?
Go to er: This can affect your lungs and airways. With your symptoms you need to be checked out immediately. ...Read more
Extremely unlikely: A normal healthy person cannot drown by drinking too much water except in an extremely rare situation. He would have to drink a lot of water, perhaps 1-2 gallons. His blood sodium would be diluted too much, leading to brain swelling and/or seizures (some of the ways water intoxication kills people). In his semi-conscious state, he vomits water from his stomach, sucks it into his lungs, and drowns. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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