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First, I have severe health anxiety. Over five years ago, I

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First, I have severe health anxiety. Over five years ago, I used undiluted bleach to clean a carpet. I went back probably a few times and repeated it on different days. I don't remember having any symptoms except the obvious odor. I would think I opened the window, although my health anxiety caused me to question everything. Have I done any harm to myself? Was this a toxic exposure? After years, would any damage have been reversed?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
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Such exposure will not cause any permanent damage since you do not have any chronic cough or shortness of breath.

Do not worry.

This is not a toxic exposure.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you! And no other organ toxicity? No, I have no symptoms. Can I totally forget about this?
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Not at all.

Do not worry.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you, ***** ***** for setting my mind at ease.
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

very welcome