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What to do about inhaling clorox fumes (clorox full strength)

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What to do about inhaling clorox fumes (clorox full strength) for about twenty minutes
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Sohaib replied 5 years ago.

Dr. Sohaib :

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Sorry to hear about your problem...

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Did you inhale the fumes or some one else did it?

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What are the symptoms experienced?

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Customer:

I inhaled the fumes. I have a slight sore throat.

Dr. Sohaib :

Any other symptoms besides sore throat?

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Shortness of breath?

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Chest pain?

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Palpitations?

Customer:

No

Dr. Sohaib :

Allright...

Dr. Sohaib :

Well, this seems to be a mild mucosal injury due to the fumes...

Dr. Sohaib :

If sufficient time has elapsed since you inhaled this, and until now you havent experienced any of the warning symptoms i have asked you about, then it is going to settle down itself gradually and slowly...

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In case you get short of breath, or if there is pain in swallowing, chest pain etc, go to ER immediately for evaluation...

Dr. Sohaib :

Right now, come out to clean open environment and breath deeply for some time...

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Moreover, you can also contact The National Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) for further help and support...

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