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Is it possible to die of exhaust fumes?

Is it possible to die of exhaust fumes?

Yes: The major toxin in exhaust fumes is carbon monoxide which is highly toxic to humans. ...Read more

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Is it possible to die from carbon monoxide poisoning while inside a tunnel?

Is it possible to die from carbon monoxide poisoning while inside  a tunnel?

Perhaps: Damage from carbon monoxide is dependent on eventual concentration within the blood stream, the lower levels maybe causing only headache and cherry red finger colorations, the higher levels with more lethal tendencies. Exposure can occur anywhere motors generate co. ...Read more

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So is it possible to have carbon monoxide poisoning and survive?

Yes: Carbon monoxide exposure varies and the severity of symptoms is based on the amount of exposure. The symptoms of carbon monoxide exposure are consistent with the percentage of red blood cells saturated. First symptoms of exposure are headache, light headedness and fatigue which is usuall associated with 10 to 15% exposure. Significant symptoms begin after 30% and fatal at above 50%. ...Read more

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Is it possible to die from asthma itself?

Is it possible to die from asthma itself?

Yes: Asthma comes in many forms.Some have it so mild they are never diagnosed while some end up in an ICU close to death in the first years of life and stay on meds for their life.Those with the worst forms of the disease are the most likely to die from an attack.Sadly,even with the progress we have made in diagnosis and treatment, the yearly rate of sudden death has remained relatively constant. ...Read more

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Is it possible to die from smoking with asthma?

Is it possible to die from smoking with asthma?

Yes: Smoking often triggers asthma and may lead to emphysema and chronic obstructive lung disease (copd). It also makes your airways (lungs) less responsive to inhaled cortisone. The american lung association has advice on smoking cessation and you may check with your local hospital re. Such a program. Can you name me one thing good about tobacco related to health? ...Read more

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Is it possible to be saved from carbon monoxide poisoning?

Just a few caveats: Best to avoid contact with carbon monoxide. All homes should have detectors, they are cheap and work well. Beware of some older cars, as exhaust systems may leak and enter vehicle especially in wintertime. At high altitude, always risk with inside fires, especially cooking with charcoal. Signs of early exposure include headaches, dizziness, and cherry red coloration at tips of fingers. ...Read more

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A concentration of 0.01 % co is lethal. How is it possible to smoke a cigarette and not die immediately?

A concentration of 0.01 % co is lethal. How is it possible to smoke a cigarette and not die immediately?

Apples to oranges: Your concentration is looking at the measurement in the air that is being breathed. And it makes a great difference the concentration as it exists in the body. Obviously the amount delivered in cigarettes is less than immediately lethal. It does however attach to red blood cells and stays till they die reducing oxygen deliver to the tissues of the body. ...Read more

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Is it possible to die from chemotherapy?

Is it possible to die from chemotherapy?

YES.: Chemotherapeutic agents can and do have significant toxicities and can lead to death. So (1) see a reallly good oncologist and (2) reseach carefully what the outcomes are from the agents being used. This is a highly regulated area of medicine - much knowledge is out there. The difficulty, at time, s is that the choices between alternate therapies is confusing. See a good oncologist... ...Read more

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Is it possible to have brain damage from inhaling leaded petrol?

Is it possible to have brain damage from inhaling leaded petrol?

Brain damage: Yes, long term exposure to lead, even the lead in petrol can lead to brain damage - one of the reasons it was removed from gasoline years ago. ...Read more

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Is it possible to die from passing out?

Is it possible to die from passing out?

It depends: "passing out" is generally called syncope. Some of the causes of syncope are important serious problems that can cause sudden death. Patients with certain types of heart disease, as an example, who have syncope may be experiencing episodes of extreme cardiac dysfunction, often related to arrhythmias and/or low cardiac output that could end in death. ...Read more

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Is it possible to die from having pneumonia?

Is it possible to die from having pneumonia?

PNA treatable.: In a young person, it's usually treatable without much danger. In an older person with significant medical issue, however, could be fatal. Pneumonia needs to be taken seriously and treated appropriately. ...Read more

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Is it possible to die from neosporin toxicity?

Is it possible to die from neosporin toxicity?

See below: Used topical in small areas impossible if you have a large area needing treatment see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get sick from air conditioning?

Is it possible to get sick from air conditioning?

Sick from AirConditi: Yes. There are several possibilites including mold illness and bacteria illness. See your physician if you are ill to find the cause of your problems. ...Read more

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Is it possible to die from stress?

Is it possible to die from stress?

Recent research: Indicates that stress may be bad for you only if you believe it's bad for you. Your attitude and response to it are important. See the full information at http://www.Ted.Com/talks/kelly_mcgonigal_how_to_make_stress_your_friend.Html. ...Read more

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Is it possible to die instantly from taking cocaine?

Is it possible to die instantly from taking cocaine?

Sudden Death: Cocaine can lead to sudden death from heart attacks or strokes. The heart may stop pumping & then breathing stops. Here is a great site to review this important topic: http://www.Drugabuse.Gov/publications/drugfacts/cocaine. ...Read more

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Is it possible to die from mono?

Is it possible to die from mono?

Mono complications: In very instances one can develop severe hepatitis which can cause death. Sometime an undetected ruptured spleen can cause death. ...Read more

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Is it possible to die from klebsiella?

Is it possible to die from klebsiella?

It's possible: Klebsiella can cause severe pneumonia or overwhelming sepsis, which can be fatal, especially in the elderly or in debilitated or immunosuppressed people. However, it is treatable with antibiotics. ...Read more