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Are scented candles & burnt matchstick as harmful as burning food or is it different? Also burnt inside the candle and breathed in felt wheezy after.

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Dr. Julan Crane
Pediatrics

In brief: Burning candles

Depends on what candles are made of but they can be a source of respiratory symptoms

In brief: Burning candles

Depends on what candles are made of but they can be a source of respiratory symptoms
Dr. Julan Crane
Dr. Julan Crane
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Dr. William Howland
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Asthma

Asthma is recurrent wheezing, tight chest, cough and shortness of breath.
Inhaling irritants like smoke can trigger asthma symptoms. Some people develop sneezing or drippy nose around smoke, chemical fumes or strong odors.

In brief: Asthma

Asthma is recurrent wheezing, tight chest, cough and shortness of breath.
Inhaling irritants like smoke can trigger asthma symptoms. Some people develop sneezing or drippy nose around smoke, chemical fumes or strong odors.
Dr. William Howland
Dr. William Howland
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