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What are the different symptoms of breathing diesel fumes?

What are the different symptoms of breathing diesel fumes?

Varied: Certainly the noxious odor is the first; prolonged exposure can lead to a feeling of breathlessness, and even to passing out from it. My advice would be to ensure adequate ventillation if you have to be around them; or simply be as far away from them as possible. ...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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Why did propranolol give me a bad cough a hard time breathing? Atenolol does not give me these symptoms why did the 2 have different reactions

Why did propranolol give me a bad cough a hard time breathing? Atenolol does not give me these symptoms why did the 2  have  different reactions

B1 and B2 receptors : propranolol is not selective for b1 and b2 receptors while Atenolol in lower doses only affects periphery ( b2) receptors which doesn't work on your heart that much. Do you have Asthma? Propanol is even worse for people with Asthma. ...Read more

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Do seizures always involve jerking limbs or are there differnt symptoms such as brief periods of no breathing, gritting teeth, sudden fear.?

Do seizures always involve jerking limbs or are there differnt symptoms such as brief periods of no breathing, gritting teeth, sudden fear.?

Different presentati: seizures have different presentations. Some seizures are a stage 2 presentation of Lyme Disease. So, rule out the presence of Lyme. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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Can diesel fumes cause brain damage?

Can diesel fumes cause brain damage?

Not alone: The new diesel 2 is very clean. It is not toxic. Old diesel fumes could be irritating, but not dangerous. The major risk is too much fumes with carbon monoxide instead of oxygen. This can occur with any exhaust especially poorly functioning heaters or old cars. ...Read more

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Could diesel fumes cause scar tissue and fibrosis - if the diesel fumes are in the work environment?

Could diesel fumes cause scar tissue and fibrosis - if the diesel fumes are in the work environment?

No: Not likely to in short term exposure. Fibrosis generally happens with long term, generally decades, of exposures to inciting factors, that can be of varied etiology. ...Read more

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I am on antibiotics prescribed for bronchitis. I have a resting heartbeat of 114 bpm. Is it safe to be working in a place with diesel fumes and such?

Stay away from fumes: If you have bronchitis I would advise you stay from anything that might cause further irritation such as diesel fumes. Plus I would advise you get that resting heartbeat of 114 checked out. Go back to your doctor who prescribed the antibiotics and tell him/her about your high resting heart beat. ...Read more

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Hello, is breathing fumes from drain cleaner dangerous for the health?

Hello, is breathing fumes from drain cleaner dangerous for the health?

Not a good idea: These fumes can contain alkali which can cause erosions the tissue sof the mouth and lungs. They are also irritating and may lead to sneezing and coughing. Best to use these items as directed, try to get god ventilation and wear rubber gloves and eye protection. ...Read more

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Can breathing heavy polyester fumes + mekp 12 hrs a day be bad for my health?

Can breathing heavy polyester fumes + mekp 12 hrs a day be bad for my health?

Absolutely: These are toxins and affect the body in a bad way - long term they lead to all sorts of issue that can cause inflammation in the body ultimately leading to autoimmune illnesses and at worst cancer. Make sure your body detox systems are working well. Go to a4m.Com and use physician locator to find a local functional medicine doctor to help you get testing and detoxifying for long term health! ...Read more

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I was wondering is breathing the fumes from lye and water severely dangerous?

I was wondering is breathing the fumes from lye and water severely dangerous?

Yes, breathing: lye without appropriate protection such as Respirator mask may lead to lung injury . It's called Chemical pneumonitis. Please be careful and use the chemical under OSHA and professional supervision. ...Read more

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Can breathing in fuel fumes from fuel station be bad for fetus?

Can breathing in fuel fumes from fuel station be bad for fetus?

R U dizzy: Inhalation of hydrocarbons (sniffing gas fumes) would potentially cause harm only if you are feeling symptoms from it. If you are feeling light headed or dizzy form the fumes, then it may be affecting the oxygen amounts in your blood, which gets transmitted to the baby. Luckily, baby inside you lives in a low oxygen environment, so you would really need to harm yourself before it would affect baby. ...Read more