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Can breathing paint fumes cause spikes in blood pressure? Allergic to fumes?

Can breathing paint fumes (such as in a factory with no ventilation) cause spikes in blood pressure? How can one tell if they are allergic to the fumes? My BP has spiked to 215/160 on several occasions. Heart checks out OK. Dr s can t figure what causes the BP to go up. Normally it s 120/80. I scheduled an appointment with an allergy Dr. Should I take sample of paint? I m shooting at straws here. I m 53 and able to get around. \ Thank YOu, Ron
Asked On : Sun, 2 Sep 2012
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you may not be allergic to fumes but it can increase your baseline allergies
you consult your doctor find out allergies by allergy tests and go for sublingual immunotherapy for the same
Answered: Tue, 4 Sep 2012
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