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What is dangerous about inhaling ammonia fumes?

What is dangerous about 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 more

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Is it harmful to mean while pregnant if I inhaled fumes from Drano?

Is it harmful to mean while pregnant if I inhaled fumes from Drano?

No: These are simple chemicals, the same as those of which the body is made. There's no danger to Baby. ...Read more

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What is so dangerous about smoking crack?

What is so dangerous about smoking crack?

A lot!!!: Smoking crack Cocaine or even crystal meth is very very dangerous! depending on your health you could get a heart attack, seizure or go into a psychotic rage. Also these drugs are extremely addicitive and hard to stop. There is nothing good about this drug stay far far away! if you don't believe me go to youtube and watch time lapse video of people getting worse appearence and health with time. ...Read more

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Why is mold exposure dangerous?

Why is mold exposure dangerous?

Allergy: Fears over "black mold" exposure have made lawyers rich but I do not know a single pathologist who believes there's a real, definable disease from this particular species. However, quite a few people are allergic to spores of molds and bacteria, and these can produce either "hay fever" type problems or a treacherous hypersensitivity pneumonitis. It's best to keep molds under control, but not panic ...Read more

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Is it harmful to inhale freon gas?

Is it harmful to inhale freon gas?

Freon: Freon gas inhalation has a number of minor symptoms. Inhaling low levels of freon, such as during a refrigerator leak, typically causes headaches, dizziness and lightheadedness. Some people also experience nausea and vomiting. These symptoms are most likely in small children after accidental inhalation. Rarely, people experience intense abdominal pain, blood in vomit and bloody stool. Banned 1994. ...Read more

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Please help docs! is PVC pipe toxic if the dusts are inhaled?

Please help docs! is PVC pipe toxic if the dusts are inhaled?

PVC: There is a cancer risk and an asthma risk see: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc1740548/ http://toxtown.Nlm.Nih.Gov/text_version/chemicals.Php?Id=84. ...Read more

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Concerned about exposure to chemicals from playing in basement. What is worst toxin?

Concerned about exposure to chemicals from playing in basement. What is worst toxin?

Chemical: There are over 60, 000 chemicals most of which an be toxic. First, there may no chemical in the basement. They mey may have sprayed for bugs. There may be rat baits. Not possible to be accurate but you really want to know contact an indoor air quality expert and let him check. ...Read more

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I inhaled an expo dry erase marker hard as a joke, should i be worried about toxic exposure or dangerous chemicals? it said non-toxic but worried.

I inhaled an expo dry erase marker hard as a joke, should i be worried about toxic exposure or dangerous chemicals? it said non-toxic but worried.

Depends: worry more about the pollution in the air you breathe everyday; the chlorine, fluoride, and other chemicals in your water, the lead, dioxins, pesticides, and mercury in the food you eat. Don't worry so much about the marker, just don't do it again. ...Read more

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What are the harmful effects of breathing diesel gasoline nearly everyday?

What are the harmful effects of breathing diesel gasoline nearly everyday?

Gasoline Inhalation: See: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002806.htm

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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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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

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What is so dangerous about poppers?

What is so dangerous about poppers?

Poppers: Poppers are inhalants which contain alkyl nitrites. They have been used recreationally & have led to headaches, head pressure, dizziness, passing out, increased heart rate, nausea, shortness of breath, hearing loss, flushing, restlessness & brain damage. With overdose, a person could die. ...Read more

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How harmful for your health is breathing in rubbing alcohol fumes?

How harmful for your health is breathing in rubbing alcohol fumes?

Rubbing or isopropyl: If you breath a lot of these fumes they can be a severe irritant and cause nosebleeds. Isopropyl alcohol fumes can be absorbed into the lung membrane and result in brain and nerve damage. Common symptoms of nerve damage include dizziness and numbness. Less severe symptoms include nausea and headaches. When inhaled briefly or sniffed in a robust fashion, you may experience a quick headache. ...Read more

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Is it bad for health to smell farts? Is it toxic to smell and/or breath in your own farts or someone else's farts? I read that farts were toxic gas...

Is it bad for health to smell farts? Is it toxic to smell and/or breath in your own farts or someone else's farts? I read that farts were toxic gas...

Unhealthy digestion: Bad smelling gastric gasses indicate presence of unhealthy bacteria in gut or that the food has not been digested well. Avoid grains, lentils, milk products, gugar, peppers. Consume eggs, flesh foods, plenty of healthy fat. Take a probiotic (Megafood Megaflora plus is a good one), vitamin D3 (5000 IU/day) Read this short article: https://www.kaushikmd.com/get-started/ ...Read more

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Does inhaling beer fume make you drunk? and are there an bad effects?

Does inhaling beer fume make you drunk? and are there an bad effects?

Why not drink it?: I am always concerned when people want to inhale or snort substances. It is a red flag for major drug problems in the future. Alcohol is volatile and if the vapors are produced by heating, it will be lost. Adolescents and young adults are at high risk for binge drinking and all of the bad consequences that come with that - drunk driving, accidents, unsafe sex, unwanted sex/pregnancy. ...Read more

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How bad is it to breathe in rubbing alcohol fumes?

How bad is it to breathe in rubbing alcohol fumes?

Depends: This will depend on the sensitivity of the individual combined with the concentration of the alcohol fumes. It could be anything from very mild headache, nausea to severe shortness of breath.. The answer is to avoid the exposure or improve ventilation in the area of use if you must. Severity will dictate which of these you must do. ...Read more

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Is nicoten vapour dangerous? It says extremely toxic if in contact with skin. So what is it doing to our insides? I am reffering to eCigerrets.

Is nicoten vapour dangerous? It says extremely toxic if in contact with skin. So what is it doing to our insides? I am reffering to eCigerrets.

Nicotine is bad: The smoke from smoking any tobacco product contains many dangerous elements that may cause cancer, chronic obstructive lung disease, bad breath, teeth staining, dries the skin on your face etc. Why take chances? Stop smoking. ...Read more

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