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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Naphthalene Poisoning

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Is it bad to inhale naphthalene?

Is it bad to inhale naphthalene?

Yes: Significant acute naphthalene inhalation can lead to nausea, vomiting, headaches, loose bowel movements, fatigue, confusion, convulsions & coma. ...Read more

Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
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Poisoning (Definition)

Toxic ingestion (also called "poisoning") is a condition in which a person has eaten or drank a substance that causes ill symptoms or damage to his body. Taking an overdose of a medicine, taking any dose of a poison, drinking too much vodka, or accidentally drinking antifreeze . . . are all ...Read more


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Is a molecule of naphthalene macroscopic or tiny?

Is a molecule of naphthalene macroscopic or tiny?

Microscopic: Molecules can not be seen with the naked eye. A special kind of ultra powerful microscope is needed to magnify molecules several million times before they can be seen. ...Read more

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Are naphthalene crystals in my ceiling bad for my health?

NAPHTHALENE CEILING: NAPHTHALENE IS A DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE. TRY TO GET RID OF IT SOON. ...Read more

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How come glucose is soluble in water and naphthalene is not?

How come glucose is soluble in water and naphthalene is not?

Oil & water dont mix: Water molecules have positive and negative regions, making them polar. Other polar molecules, such as glucose or ethanol, mix easily w/ water. Some organic compounds with only carbon(c) and hydrogen(h) are not polar, and repel water, forming separate blobs or layers if put into a container w/ water. Naphthalene c10h8 is such a molecule, . ...Read more

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Can someone be addicted to inhaling naphthalene balls?

Can someone be addicted to inhaling naphthalene balls?

Perhaps: Napthalene is a known cancer-causing substance. Seek medical and psychiatric help if you are intentionally inhaling this. ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat naphthalene ball at least 4per day?

Is it okay to eat naphthalene ball at least 4per day?

Naphthalene: Naphthalene is a white solid substance with a strong smell. Poisoning from naphthalene destroys or changes red blood cells so they cannot carry oxygen. Do not eat naphthalene but if you have see your doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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What are some foods poisoning symptoms?

What are some foods  poisoning symptoms?

Variable: Food poisoning may be due to chemicals, biological toxins, and live mico-organisms. The common symptoms are nausea, vomiting diarrhoea but there are many variations. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/food-poisoning/understanding-food-poisoning-symptoms. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of kidney poisoning?

What are symptoms of kidney poisoning?

It depends.: This depends on what you mean by poisoning. If you mean renal failure, this has symptoms like high BUN and creatinine (azotemia), hematuria, proteinuria, and dehydration or edema depending on the type of renal failure. If prerenal (beforethe kidney), bun/cr ratio is >20:1, renal <10-15:1, and postrenal has a high BUN of 150 if advanced. Causes like sle, strep., etc. Have unique signs (eg c3c). ...Read more

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Are the symptoms of lead poisoning bad?

Are the symptoms of lead poisoning bad?

Yes: Lead poisoning in adults commonly causes headache, memory loss, anemia, and defects in the nervous system that can lead to muscle weakness. High enough levels of lead may even be lethal. Lead poisoning can be diagnosed and treated by a physician. ...Read more