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Is it bad to inhale gas from the stove? When lighting it i inhaled for a couple of minutes

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Dr. David Dantes
General Practice

In brief: Avoid this.

Most stoves burn natural gas (methane), but some burn propane.
Breathing either kind of gas is unhealthy, because it lowers the amount of oxygen which is being inhaled. A few moments of exposure in a well-ventilated room is not an issue, but prolonged exposure (as you described) should be avoided. However, the symptoms are usually immediate, not delayed.

In brief: Avoid this.

Most stoves burn natural gas (methane), but some burn propane.
Breathing either kind of gas is unhealthy, because it lowers the amount of oxygen which is being inhaled. A few moments of exposure in a well-ventilated room is not an issue, but prolonged exposure (as you described) should be avoided. However, the symptoms are usually immediate, not delayed.
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