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Is breathing in large amounts of chalk dust dangerous?
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Chalk dust, talcum powder, & similar fine substances can creat problems in lungs similar to "black lung"; they're all forms of silicosis & can compromise lung function.
Wear a mask/filter if exposed to such materials. If already exposed, see fp/pulmonologist for lung function tests.

In brief: Yes
Chalk dust, talcum powder, & similar fine substances can creat problems in lungs similar to "black lung"; they're all forms of silicosis & can compromise lung function.
Wear a mask/filter if exposed to such materials. If already exposed, see fp/pulmonologist for lung function tests.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Dr. Reid Winick
Dentistry
In brief: Chalk dust
I would think so.

In brief: Chalk dust
I would think so.
Dr. Reid Winick
Dr. Reid Winick
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