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Doctor insights on: What To Do When You Inhale Too Much Bleach From Cleaning

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What can happen if u inhale bleach or to much bleach fronm cleaning ?

What can happen  if u inhale bleach or to much bleach fronm cleaning ?

Inhaling bleach: Bleach is a respiratory irritant. It releases chlorine gas at the cell level. Chlorine gas is a direct cell toxin. It will cause coughing can cause chest pain and can cause fluid accumulation in the lungs. Its not something you should be doing on a regular basis. - use plenty of ventilaton and never mix bleach and ammonia - that will really cause problems. ...Read more

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I think I inhaled too much bleach and degreaser while cleaning, should I not breastfeed my baby, if so for how long?

I think I inhaled too much bleach and degreaser while cleaning, should I not breastfeed my baby, if so for how long?

Okay to keep feeding: Make sure you get some fresh air and are in a well ventilated area, but smelling the fumes of bleach for a short period of time won't do anything to your breastmilk. ...Read more

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Is there a danger of inhaling too much when using a bleach solution to clean if I then go outside and get fresh air?

Sure: The fumes of bleach can be dangerous if inhaled too greatly. Assure you have adequate ventilation when working with bleach and if you are going to work with it for prolonged times, you should wear an approved mask for such. ...Read more

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I must have inhaled too much bleach while cleaning. I feel fine, but whenever I breathe in, I smell bleach. What should I do?

I must have inhaled too much bleach while cleaning. I feel fine, but whenever I breathe in, I smell bleach. What should I do?

Rinse nose out: You may wish to try rinsing your nose out with water. The sensation will disappear on its own, but rinsing out the nose may hasten the process. ...Read more

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Accidentally inhaled a lot of undiluted bleach (idiot move I know) while cleaning. Can I still take klonopin (clonazepam)?

Accidentally inhaled a lot of undiluted bleach (idiot move I know) while cleaning. Can I still take klonopin (clonazepam)?

Bleach fumes: Call the National Poison Control Center at 800-222-1222 for advice about your bleach fume exposure. Ventilate area meantime. Wait on Klonopin (clonazepam) until you're sure you have no symptoms from bleach inhalation. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Do I need to see a dr. After inhaling too much bleach or chemicals while cleaning? My chest hurts a bit

Do I need to see a dr. After inhaling too much bleach or chemicals while cleaning? My chest hurts a bit

Short term: Depends upon the chemicals but most fumes from diluted cleaning agents, can be irritating but not harmful. You might be a little oversensitive to one of them or perhaps some underlying asthma. Check with a pulmonary doctor if the symptoms persist. ...Read more