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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?

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

Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more


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Was in room with spray paint for 10-15min. Nose hairs are white now after inhaling. Should I be concerned with brain/breathing problems?

Was in room with spray paint for 10-15min. Nose hairs are white now after inhaling. Should I be concerned with brain/breathing problems?

Mgt: I would recommend a nasal and eye saline rinse. If you develop respiratory symptoms, please check with your PCP. Please keep the room painted open to fresh air. ...Read more

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Is it safe to spray paint indoors?

Is it safe to spray paint indoors?

Yes: Wear a mask and keep the windows open. You may want to sleep in another location until the paint is dry. Do not use old paint that contains lead. All the best. ...Read more

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Could spray paint cause cancer?

Could spray paint cause cancer?

No: Spray paint could invove skin or be inhaled. In either case unless there is a lead component to the paint or a benzene derivative to under chronic conditions be present the paint by itself can not cause skin or lung cancer. ...Read more

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Do I need to go to the Er if a spray paint can explodes on me?

Do I need to go to the Er if a spray paint can explodes on me?

Yes: 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

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Can you die from respiratory deemed failure if you are on a trach breathing machine?

Can you die from respiratory deemed failure if you are on a trach breathing machine?

Sure: A person can die of respiratory failure, regardless of whether or not she is using mechanical ventilation. That means mechanical ventilation has no guarantee against getting respiratory failure, if she doesn't already have respiratory failure as one of the original reasons for needed mechanical ventilation. ...Read more

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What is a breathing machine for? What could make someone unable to breathe on their own?

What is a breathing machine for? What could make someone unable to breathe on their own?

A ventilator: A ventilator assists In cases where someone is unable to breath effectively on their own, for any of a number of reasons, trauma, stroke, head injury, unconsciousness, emphysema, heart failure, pneumonia, major surgery, need for heavy sedation, severe infection (sepsis), drug overdose, spinal injury, rib fractures, neurologic conditions such as ALS or multiple sclerosis, there are many others ...Read more

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I am wondering if my walls with primer and no paint over them can cause breathing problems?

I am wondering if my walls with primer and no paint over them can cause breathing problems?

May be: Primers are known to cause increased bronchoresponsiveness in some folks. If you do get wheezing and dyspnea when in the vicinity of the primers, may be it is associated. ...Read more

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Breathing in insect spray on accident right after spraying it and going to bed in the same room. Is this bad?

Breathing in insect spray on accident right after spraying it and going to bed in the same room. Is this bad?

Chemical: It kills the insect , so ---can hurt nose lung brain and any where in body. Air the room with window open and fan for hr or two. We are already living in chemical society. ...Read more

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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?!

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

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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?

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

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What to do if i got spray paint in my vagina!?

What to do if i got spray paint in my vagina!?

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

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Does canned air have any fumes in it like spray paint does?

Does canned air have any fumes in it like spray paint does?

No: 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

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What to do if i unintentionally smelled spray paint will i die?

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

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Is it safe to take expired breathing machine medicine?

Safe not effective: Its probably safe, but not effective to take dated medication and we never advise it. Have your doctor renew it. ...Read more

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Grandson got into spray paint, today his face is swolen?

Grandson got into spray paint, today his face is swolen?

Swollen face.: You need to follow up immediately with the Emergency Room and/or your Primary to determine if this issue is life threatening. ...Read more

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Can you die from spray paint fumes exposure for 20 to 30 min?

 Can you die  from spray paint fumes exposure for 20 to 30 min?

Spray paint death: hello ~ no probably not but you will feel nauseous and have a headache and difficulty breathing. You need a proper OSHA recommended respirator when you spray paint, and its recommended because failure to use one has serious long and short term effects. Use a RESPIRATOR! thanks ...Read more

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