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What are the long term effects of accidental carbon monoxide poisoning?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Depends

We are all exposed to this on occasion.
The material that attaches to our blood from low level exposure will cause vague symptoms but no permanent damage & will eventually be eliminated. When it does reach the level that causes death to brain cells or heart muscle it can cause irreversible damage to both. If sustained, the gas replaces so much oxygen that the body dies of lack of oxygen.

In brief: Depends

We are all exposed to this on occasion.
The material that attaches to our blood from low level exposure will cause vague symptoms but no permanent damage & will eventually be eliminated. When it does reach the level that causes death to brain cells or heart muscle it can cause irreversible damage to both. If sustained, the gas replaces so much oxygen that the body dies of lack of oxygen.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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In brief: Includes:

Some develop a parkinsonian appearance mimicking true parkinson's tremors and rigidity.
Cognitive problem such as memory loss and poor organizational skills may occur. Incoordination and imbalance may be problems, and chronic headaches are not uncommon.

In brief: Includes:

Some develop a parkinsonian appearance mimicking true parkinson's tremors and rigidity.
Cognitive problem such as memory loss and poor organizational skills may occur. Incoordination and imbalance may be problems, and chronic headaches are not uncommon.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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