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How can cookstove lead to carbon monoxide poisoning?

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Dr. Jason Adler
Pediatrics - Critical Care

In brief: Inhalation

Certain cookstoves can produce carbon monoxide in amounts that can lead to acute carbon monoxide poisoning, which can result acutely in nausea, vomiting, headache, and dizziness, or at high levels unconsciousness and death.
Long term exposure to carbon monoxide is linked to heart disease and neurologic problems. Information on safe operation of cookstoves should be consulted before using.

In brief: Inhalation

Certain cookstoves can produce carbon monoxide in amounts that can lead to acute carbon monoxide poisoning, which can result acutely in nausea, vomiting, headache, and dizziness, or at high levels unconsciousness and death.
Long term exposure to carbon monoxide is linked to heart disease and neurologic problems. Information on safe operation of cookstoves should be consulted before using.
Dr. Jason Adler
Dr. Jason Adler
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