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What Are Some Dangers Of Inhaling Ammonia Fumes
Not much: Ammonia fumes are so obnoxious that not many people will tolerate prolonged exposure. Like chlorine bleach, ammonia can be irritating to the linings of the respiratory tract. Use your head and follow your senses: if it hurts, don't do it (or just avoid over-exposure). ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
My husband accidentally inhaled fumes from ammonia and then muriatic acid about a week later. What can happen?
My wife accidentally inhaled fumes from ammonia and then muriatic acid about a week later? Any harm?
Probably not: However, if she is symptomatic (i.e., intractable cough), a visit to a pulmonologist is in order. There is no extra cancer risk. One all-too-common mishap is in mixing bleach and ammonia -- the gas generated is far more dangerous. Your wife is fortunate to have such a devoted husband. Good luck. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I inhaled ammonia fumes while spraying it to clean, this morning. My nose has been dry and runny and I have a very itchy harsh cough. Should I worry?
Chemical Reaction: Inhalation of chemicals are critical depending on the amount of exposure, the duration, and your symptoms. Considering you have a cough a further evaluation at an urgent care or emergency room would be judicious. This way they can check your vitals and examine your lungs. Some chemical inhalation can result in a severe lung reaction which may worsen. Please get checked out as soon as possible. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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?
Not a problem: Breathing bleach and ammonia fumes might cause some short-term irritation in the lungs, but a one time exposure wouldn't be expected to cause permanent damage. If she's having trouble breathing it would be worth seeing a doctor for a short-term inhaler treatment. If she is doing ok now there isn't any reason for medical care. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Inhaled combo of bleach and ammonia and had a blackout and think it might be toxic coma. I said some things (bad things) and do not remember. ?
Highly toxic: Mixing bleach ; ammonia results in very toxic fumes, forming chloramine ; possibly hydrazine. How did this happen? This could be fatal and cause serious lung damage. This was not an allergy but common reaction to powerful toxins. You are lucky to be alive. You can not be held responsible for what you said when intoxicated with these fumes- you were delusional with toxic encephalopathy. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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