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What will happen if I swallow petrol?

What will happen if I swallow petrol?

It is toxic!!: If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read more

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Symptoms if petrol goes in eyes?

Symptoms if petrol goes in eyes?

Petrol in eyes?: Symptoms if petrol goes in eyes? ANS: my guess is it stings a lot. Good time for video consult so I can see what is going on. Have flashlight ready. Here for next 3 hours. ...Read more

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How to treat petrol in eyes?

How to treat petrol in eyes?

Flush with water: Flush your eyes with water or eye irrigant immediately and do this for 15 minutes. If you have trouble with vision or continued symptoms, go to the nearest er immediately. More likely than not you will have just an irritation but one can not be too cautious with chemicals in the eye. Burns can occure from alkaline or acidic substances. There can be long term consequences. Get seen. ...Read more

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Can there be petrol related cancers?

Can there be petrol related cancers?

Gasoline: Motor fuel has been around for over a century without anybody seriously think it's causing cancer. It's inert and doesn't mutate genes (contrast benzene), and thus probably can't cause cancer. One subject that does keep coming up is whether garage grease is a risk factor for pancreatic cancer -- i'm undecided. ...Read more

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Do you know anything about petrol burns to the face (not on fire, chemical)?

Do you know anything about petrol burns to the face (not on fire, chemical)?

Clean and cover.: Gently wash off (do not scrub, hand wash with soap and water.) Then applying a small amount of petrolatum (Vaseline) while still moist. If the skin is blistered/open/oozing, OR if it involved the eye(s) get prompt medical attention at urgent care or emergency room. ...Read more

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Hey i recently found out that my bore hole and petrol lines are mixing and I'm consuming the same water over a month is it harmful. What should I do?

Drinking Gas: Hi

I have watched this question go unanswered for days. It is a bit beyond my expertise and I suspect most of us here online. There is too much information that is missing. Are you truly drinking petrol? And you are still alive? ...Read more

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Petrol went in my eye and I used an eye cool drop?

Petrol went in my eye and I used an eye cool drop?

Is there a: Question here?
I cannot "go wrong" by telling you to IRRIGATE IRRIGAE IRRIGATE with plain cool water or artificial tears!
Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

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Have an old scool car that has a constant petrol smell I drive with all widow down and only a few days a week is the petrol fumes dangerous for me...

Have an old scool car that has a constant petrol smell I drive with all widow down and only a few days a week is the petrol fumes dangerous for me...

Well: It can't be good. More importantly, however, you have a vehicle that sounds like an actual time bomb. Don't light a smoke in there. The explosive factor seems more concerning than the affect of the fumes. ...Read more

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I get sick eating chocolate, drinking coffee. I feel sick smelling perfumes and petrol. What is wrong?

Reacting : You may be allergic or just react negatively to certain foods and odors. This is not necessarily a medical condition, just part of what makes you. Learning what to avoid can be a good thing as you go through life. ...Read more

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I know petrol is carcenogenic but unlike smoking I know of no attributable cancers from fossil fuels. Are smokers being conned?

I know petrol is carcenogenic but unlike smoking I know of no attributable cancers from fossil fuels. Are smokers being conned?

Bro..: They are definitely being conned if they believe that smoking is not dangerous to their health. Yes, there probably are many other carcinogens we know nothing about and maybe we inhale, eat, and touch them daily but don't think for a minute that smoking is not dangerous to you.

Btw, there is something funky with ht tonight so apologies if you got two answers. Had to post it twice... ...Read more

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Last week I was involded in an accident my testis was little pushed towards my bike petrol tank causes pain also mastirbatr 5 times got lot of pain?

Last week I was involded in an accident my testis was little pushed towards my bike petrol tank causes pain also mastirbatr 5 times got lot of pain?

Here are...: Your depicted scenario seems suggesting: shy to tell ... and high tolerance to what you experienced, and somewhat compulsive in sex .... So, be practical and leave the scrotum/its contents/penis alone, including no more sex) for 2 weeks and see what may evolve as long as being tolerable & slowly but surely getting better day by day. Of course, if in doubt, contact local Doc timely. Best wish... ...Read more

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Petrol spilled on my testicles & I had severe burning, I started a tap of cold water & put my penis & tsticles under it. M i alright?

Petrol spilled on my testicles & I had severe burning, I started a tap of cold water & put my penis & tsticles under it. M i alright?

If there are any: Symptoms remaining you should see your doctor to be evaluated. Flushing the area with water was the correct action to take. ...Read more

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I have brain damage from inhaling leaded petrol, what to do?

I have brain damage from inhaling leaded petrol, what to do?

Avoid exposure: Chronic repeated exposure is not good but can be treated. You have to deal with both lead and hydrocarbon toxicity. There are physicans that can help. It's a bit complicated and may require chelation therapy. ...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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Was wondering how much smoke/petrol do you have to be inhaling every day to get lung cancer?

Was wondering how much smoke/petrol do you have to be inhaling every day to get lung cancer?

Large amount...: For most people. Those who smoke as well may have increased risk with combined exposure. However, lung cancer due to environmental pollutants is pretty rare ina this country. In developing nations where occassionally fossil fuels are used in poorly ventilated spaces for cooking and heat, it is more common. Smoking is still a much bigger risk. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms if someone's huffing gasoline?

What are common symptoms if someone's huffing gasoline?

Drunkenness: Intoxication on gasoline looks like alcohol intoxication — speech slurred, mental clouding, imbalance, incoordination. In those who huff there are often stains around the mouth and nose, esp if bags are used to inhale. The smell gets on clothes and skin. Damage to the kidney, liver, bone marrow and heart also can occur, and cardiac arrhythmias, which can be lethal, can occur, and asphyxiation. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's weird that I love the smell of gasoline?

Can you explain if it's weird that I love the smell of gasoline?

It's fine: In "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg", Genevieve tells Guy that she is looking forward to romance with him after he comes home from working on his car. "And you'll smell like gasoline!" If you've got a distinctive turn-on -- EVERY adult does -- and it's not something that's going to hurt somebody, cherish it. ...Read more

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Is it true that you smell gasoline before you have an epipleptic fit?

Is it true that you smell gasoline before you have an epipleptic fit?

Possible: Olfactory hallucination can happen as pre seizure aura. It varies with different patients and may be inconsistent — hence not always predictive of what may happen next. ...Read more

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Can gasoline kill scabbies?

Can gasoline kill scabbies?

That's going nuclear: Because scabies lives under the skin (not on top like head lice or pubic lice) gasoline would have to soak through the skin in order to kill the scabies "mite". Aside from being flammable and having toxic fumes, the gasoline will probably kill a lot of healthy skin cells as it tries to kill the mite. Try a milder approach such as Elimite (permethrin) cream from the doctor, instead of going nuclear on the mite. ...Read more

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Being around gasoline pregnant ok?

Being around gasoline pregnant ok?

Inhaling gasoline : Fumes is unhealthy. It's ok to pump gas in your car, but avoid gasoline when possible. ...Read more

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Whenever I breathe out I smell gasoline. What is wrong with me, please help!?

Whenever I breathe out I smell gasoline. What is wrong with me, please help!?

See a doc: Have not heard of this, but sounds like seeing your family doctor first and having them possibly run some tests would be a sound next step. ...Read more

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My son keeps smelling gasoline and getting in his lungs and he getting high. What should I do?

My son keeps smelling gasoline and getting in his lungs and he getting high. What should I do?

Very dangerous: It sounds like you should sit down with your son and review how dangerous causing damage to your lung in your brains can be and how irreversible this might prove to be. That is very dangerous for both organs. ...Read more

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What happens if I get some gasoline on my skin and don't get to wash it off? Any harm to my body, and if so, why?

What happens if I get some gasoline on my skin and don't get to wash it off?  Any harm to my body, and if so, why?

It's ok: It's ok if a person gets a little gasoline on his hands once in a while, such as when filling his car at the gas station. One should try to be careful, as gasoline can irritate the skin. ...Read more