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What do car fumes do to you?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: CarboN Monoxide

Fumes of the car contain carbon monoxide.
This competes with oxygen producing hypoxemia causing headaches, nausea, dizziness, cardiac ischemia and arrhytmias, loss of consciousness and death. Never start a car with the garage door closed. Any headache inside of an (old)car may be related to scapes of carbon monoxide into the cabin.

In brief: CarboN Monoxide

Fumes of the car contain carbon monoxide.
This competes with oxygen producing hypoxemia causing headaches, nausea, dizziness, cardiac ischemia and arrhytmias, loss of consciousness and death. Never start a car with the garage door closed. Any headache inside of an (old)car may be related to scapes of carbon monoxide into the cabin.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Michael Flax
Carbon monoxide displaces oxygen on the red blood cells thereby decreasing the oxygen to the tissues, ergo tissue death...bad stuff.
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Try not inhale them

Petroleum byproducts could not be good for the lungs.
Check out the pollution stats in your area and avoid the fumes.

In brief: Try not inhale them

Petroleum byproducts could not be good for the lungs.
Check out the pollution stats in your area and avoid the fumes.
Dr. Jessica Allan
Dr. Jessica Allan
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