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What To Do When You Inhale Toxic Fumes
Yes/no: Depends on the fumes. Lungs have no pain fibers. Most things inhaled may cause chemical burns to the large airways and cuase burning sensation. Pleurisy is the cover of the lungs and have pain fibers. If they are inflammation then yes=pain. I would avoid fumes if possible and use a respirator if needed. Fumes can also cause significant lung issues acute and chronic. ...Read more
Can u hold ur breath for few seconds when preg? I didnt want to breath in toxic fumes but now worried I starved my embryo of oxygen?
There was bleach cleaning the toilet and i peed in it without flushing. I inhaled the fumes and now my eyes burn how toxic is it?
Not very: Bleach is a common cleaning agent, used millions of times around the world. The fumes can only be harmful in an enclosed space with little air circulation. Your bathroom should not collect these fumes and the little irritation you have experienced should soon disappear. You might add lubricating eye drops to help speed it up. ...Read more
Irritating chemicals: ARDS is caused mainly by extensive lung inflammation and small blood vessel injury due to sepsis (bacterial infection of the blood), trauma and/or severe pulmonary infection such as pneumonia. However, ARDS also can be linked to multiple transfusions, inhalation of salt water, smoke inhalation of toxic chemicals, aspiration of vomit (inhaling vomit into the lungs), narcotics, sedatives, overdoses. ...Read more
Radiator type oil-filled space heater in infant son's room was leaking.I didn't realize until a few days late.Was he exposed to toxic fumes?
Carpet Toxins: Contact the environmental health center - dallas for a full evaluation of your home and its contents. They have many ways of testing for numerous environmental toxins. ...Read more
Chemical Toxicity: It may make you subtly ill. It will probably not be obvious. If you are sensitive to other environmental chemicals, new carpet is not a good option for you. It can also harbor mold with mold toxins. Be aware of your environment. Trust your nose! ...Read more
You should be: OK but avoid mixing ammonia and bleach. ...Read more
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