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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr here.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   yes
User :   umm
User :   i got a mild headache and a mild dizziness im thinking i might be poison with c02 due to 3 days ago there was a gas leak in my house do you think that might be my headache and dizziness
Doctor :   May I know your age and gender?
User :   21 years old male
Doctor :   Due you mean carbondioxide/carbon monoxide poisoning?
User :   yes that
Doctor :   Can you explain what thy of gas leak occurred and how severe was that event?
User :   i searched that on the internet and my symptoms are the same
User :   well i was exposed like 20 to 30 minutes to the gas trying to find the leak and i did found it and i fixed then i went to sleep
User :   next day i wake up with those symptoms
User :   its really bothering me
Doctor :   Which part of the head is aching?
User :   special the dizziness
Doctor :   is the pain throbbing in nature?
User :   front and back of my head
User :   i feel alot of pressure in my head
User :   but its mild not severe
User :   i dont feel like im gonna die right now
User :   its just bothering me
User :   should i got to a hospital? there have been 3 days by now
Doctor :   Do you have nausea, vomiting, fever?
User :   nausea, sometimes i feel like vomiting too not all the time
User :   not fever
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Have you had similar symptoms in the past?
User :   never
Doctor :   Ok
User :   just these 3 days
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
User :   what should i do? go to a hospital? or it will go away by itself?
Doctor :   Symptoms of carbondioxide/carbonmonoxide poisoning occur due to high levels of methoxyhemoglobin in the blood.
User :   what should i do?
Doctor :   Such high levels occur when there is more than 35ppm of carbondioxide/carbonmonoxide levels in the air that you inhale.
User :   should go to a hospital?
Doctor :   If your symptoms are severe, then you can visit the hospital. The symptoms are expected to go fade away.
Doctor :   However, if you develop any other symptoms such as persistent vomiting, drowsiness, fever, you need to report to your doctor immediately.
Doctor :   In the mean time, I suggest you to use
User :   so they will go away by time because i dont feel it severe its just bothering me. what should i do if they dont go away? o get severe?
Doctor :   1. Tab Tylenol 2 tablets whenevere you headaches are severe and bothering.
User :   ok thank you so much doctor
Doctor :   2. Drink plenty of water and bed rest is recommended.
User :   ok thank you is that all?
Doctor :   3. Watch out for other symptoms such as intolerance to light, visual blurring and the other symptoms that I discussed.
User :   ok thank i got to go
Doctor :   4. You will need to see your doctor, if those symptoms occur or if your headaches is persistent.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   no that was all thank you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now.
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