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Spray Paint Eyelid
After spray painting my eyes are all red, irritated and swolen... looks like a pink eye kinda... it didn't happen until about 24 hr after the painting?
Probably a virus: The most likely cause would be a viral conjunctivitis. It is possible some of the spray paint went into your eyes but you would would have noticed this almost immediately. You might also be allergic to the paint. This would have caused both reddening of the eyes and the swelling of the eyelids. Try cool compresses to the eyes and artificial tears. If no relief see your doctor. ...Read more
I was spray painting and about 20 minutes later my eye started to itch an burn so I rubbed it and it started stinging like a cut...I went to the ER an?
My granddaugther's eyelids are swollen and itchy after her mother washed her face which was painted with some toy paint. What can I do?
So my friend banks home made hand sanitizer spray and she was spring it's in the opposite direction of me and when I soaked it touch my eyelid I shut them. It only felt like one dropI need to worry about it it has been about two hours do you think I will
Spray: At this time you should not have any problems. If any symptoms recur, and I doubt they will, consult an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
I don't think anyone: Has counted, and I would hope that, by age 37, if this is you, you would have given up huffing by now. Tens of thousands of brain cells may be injured or die with severe alcohol intoxication, and I would imagine it would be even more with huffing toluene compounds. We have billions of brain cells, but if you huff daily, we are talking about losing tens of millions over the course of a year. ...Read more
Possible: It would require a sophisticate test, beyond the capability of usual labs and the results may not be intepretable, as there are no normal ranges. ...Read more
Could dementia be triggered or accelerated by exposure to spray paint fumes or does that sound crazy? Thanks!
While you're at work is it okay to have someone spray paint a machine next to you when you're breathing in the fumes?
Not a good idea: Spray painting should be done in an area with adequate vwntilation so you don't have to be exposed to a lot of fumes. ...Read more
I was kinda dumb and spraypainted with a gold paint and primer spray outside on two shirts without a mask and now im feeling dizzy will I be ok?
Yes: You're not dumb, just young & inexperienced. Well, now you're experienced and know not to do that again! Most likely you're feeling dizzy b/c fumes/propellants. So just stop spraying & breathe in that crisp fresh Canadian air, not the smoggy stuff down here. Take it easy. Nice slow deep breaths. Rest. Drink some water. You'll start feeling better shortly. If not, have someone drive you to ER. ...Read more
No: No problem. You would purposefully have to inhale a lot of it to do damage. A quick whiff is commonly experienced by many who use spray paint. ...Read more
Yes: All paints have chemicals that can be hazardous. Pain in your chest after exposure could be from your lungs or your heart. Make sure you use proper respiratory protection (check the manufacturer's instructions). You should also consider getting evaluated by a doctor to make sure you don't have a heart problem. ...Read more
Ought to be checked: Depending on what type of paint, how much paint, how it occurred, when it happened, and other factors, it could cause infection or other issues. If you have a gyn, call their service immediately. Otherwise, a visit to the local er is in order. ...Read more
Paint: Yes it is okay to spray paint lightky but do not get the cotton padding wet underneath and try to wrap the edges and your skin so the inside does not get full of paint. ...Read more
My wife inhaled a lot of paint fumes from spray paint yesterday and is still having shortness of breathe and now her head is swimmy from time to time?
Paint fumes: Inhalation of paint fumes can cause an asthmatic reaction or a chemical irritation/inflammation of the bronchial tubes or, in extreme cases, a chemical pneumonitis. If symptoms aren't resolving after removing oneself from that exposure, it's advisable to have a physician examine the lungs for injury. ...Read more
During an on/off period of about 5 hours I was spray painting aluminium outside, no mask, my chest feels heavy now but I felt nothing doing it? Worried
Get checked now: Chest heaviness after exercise can be the hallmark of a heart attack. Get in to see someone now. ...Read more
I was spray painting the last few days without a mask. I took in a lot of fumes. My right side of chest is sharp and I feel fuzzy. Hard to breath deep?
Pneumonitis: Please consult your doctor immediately and get a thorough evaluation. Stay away from any substance which will further irritate the lungs. ...Read more
Yes specially if you inhale it or if any gut to your eyes.
or pressure paint gut to your skin
YES GO TO THE ER ...Read more
I was recently spray painting in my room with my doors closed and my windows, with no fan. I did not realize it until 30 minutes later. Is that bad?!
Not healthy: Painting in an enclosed area without proper ventilation can be unhealthy. A person exposed to paint fumes could become ill quickly. A one time exposure to the solvents present in most paints is not likely to cause any long term harm, but I would strongly recommend against doing that again. ...Read more
I was working with black spray paint and was not wearing a mask at first. When I left the area I started coughing and noticed black chunks in the flem?
Well you definitely: Inhaled the product. Odds are it will eventually clear out of your. It is unlikely but not impossible that you have caused permanent damage. Not too much you can do now. Next time follow the safety warnings. They are there for a reason. ...Read more
I airbrush with automotive spray paint. I wear a mask but lately I have had shortness of breath. Is there something I can do to breathe better?
Proper Mask: The usual mask is not really a good protection for your situation description. Suggest that you get a better mask that has proper filters attached to it. ...Read more
Can one time use of spray paint cause cancer? Inhaled fumes in basement for about 20 min, aired out the house. Worried fumes went through air ducts.
Do not worry:
What you described would not increase your risk for cancer in any measurable way.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Me. (artist) live inmn very cold I have used spray paint bad ventilation for yrs. Now 3x optic neritous symptoms of ms do I tell dr.'s about paint?
Absolutely!: Toxic optic neuropathy is a real item and it may the source of your problems. Take one of your paints with the ingredient listing. Call the poison center and ask for detailed listing and side effects. Take then with you to your ophthalmologist or even preferably to you neuro-ophthalmologist for full evaluation! ...Read more
True canned air is what is used in scuba tanks, with all the moisture removed.
Any canned anything one should read the lable carefully, and use accordinly. ...Read more
Spray paint?: What does it smell like? . Where did you find it? . ...Read more