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Nose Bleeds And Paint Fumes
I was spray painting and I inhaled the fumes(accident). I have black(color of spray paint) snot and ear wax. Major headaches and dizziness. ?
Please let your: parents know. This type of activity should only be done in a well ventilated space. Please ensure you are in fresh air now. To have paint in your ears with your symptoms - it suggests that you may have taken in a fair amount. I am not an expert on this specific issue but if you were my child - I would seek medical assessment for your on-going symptoms. Take care. ...Read more
Had sinus problem used nose spray saline spray issue with smelling nose dry nose feels heavy nostril swollen have mucus nose not open see allergist?
Allergist or ENT: Your nasal symptoms can very well be due to the drugs you are on, lexapro, geodon (ziprasidone) or trazodone, all can cause dry mucus membranes hence dry nose, trazodone can cause nasal congestion too, when seen please mention that you're on those medicines, meanwhile, please keep using saline nasal wash liberally, for an allergist, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, good luck, ...Read more
I accidentally inhaled fumes from a mixture of ammonia and clorox. Now I have excessing sneezing, runny nose, and sense of smell seems distorted.Help?
I've had 4 nose bleeds in one day. Separate Nose bleeds. What is up? they are not nose picking nose bleeds #NotAPicker #ISwear. They are gushers too
Nose bleeds: It is the winter and it is possible your nares have dried out and cracked. Consider using a saline spray and see if this fixes the problem. If the bleeding is only from one nostril always and you cannot see the source of bleeding consider ENT appt to make sure there is no abnormality. If this is a persistent problem all year around consider bleeding disorder evaluation. ...Read more
Catch 22. Got lots of nasal drip from a cold but every time I blow my nose (even softly) a nostril scab tears& my nose bleeds. To blow or not to blow?
Lubricate: Use a dab of vaseline or Aquaphor or KY jelly twice a day inside your nose. You can use Afrin [the generic oxymetazoline is same] for a few days, not more than a few. You can also snuff some water [usually salted water] up your nose and suck it in to clear out mucous. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Saline, emollients: Rebuild your nasal mucosa with regular use of saline spray and/or irrigation, application of ointments such as vaseline or neosproin/bacitracin, and avoiding trauma to the nose (picking, blowing, etc.) if persists, then see your doc for an exam. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Absolutely: Ammonia can be very irritating to the lungs. ...Read more
Nose: Hard to answer based on your description. ...Read more
Turbinate hypertrophy, bloody nose and spitting a bit of blood.. I'm scared ! help. I've also been moving homes, exposed 2 chemicals and dust cause?
Rhinitis: I assume you had your nose / sinuses evaluated before to get that diagnosis of turbinate hypertrophy. That also means you might have chronic rhinosinusitis. Most of the time in developed countries like in the us, it's due to environmental allergies. When you have chronic inflammation due to allergies, dust from moving can irritate your nasal mucosa and cause it to bleed. Come back to see your doc. ...Read more
Polyps? (non smoker, 18) produce mucus, i can't breathe through my nose properly, weak sense of smell, my nostrils bleed, feel raw & become scabby
Dry air: YES - the purpose of your nose (besides the sense of smell) is to condition the air you breathe in - low humidity (from winter air or electric heat) can cause your sinuses to swell and produce more mucus to help condition the incoming air. Try a humidifier - even the inexpensive ones can help. Another option would be saline sprays/gels available over the counter you need moisture ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can cleaning with bleach based cleaner cause damage when inhaled? Cleaned bathroom 2 days and and still have itchy throat.
It can: irrittate your throat icluding itchy throat.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Saline nasal spray is a very effective moisturizer that, if used frequently, will help in alleviating any sinus obstruction. During the winter and known allergy season, i recommend one use the saline nasal spray every 30 minutes during waking hours. See your doctor, however, if the sinus pressure remains or worsens as this could indicate an infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sounds like : Rhinitis and irritated nasal mucosa . Rinse your nostril with saline solution, then apply neosporin ointment to promote healing. Also take some allergy medicines eg claritin, Allegra or zyrtec available otc .If your eyes are dry, apply some artificial tears to lubricate it. Buy zaditor (ketotifen) eye drops otc if with allergic conjunctivitis. No better, do schedule an appointment with your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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