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Inhaled plastic, have throat irritation, headache, chest pain

Was doing a little experiment with a pen by burning it I know it was stupid but happen last night while I was drinking with friends anyways I think I've inhaled some plastic I think my throat also is irritating and now got a bit of a headache also chest keep getting little pains aswell as my eyes feel a little saw can you help me please?
Asked On : Wed, 24 Apr 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Sep 2013
Hi, thanks for the query to H. C. M.
Inhalation , if any foreign body in lungs it will produce cough uninterrupted (bout of cough)
If you have cough from this incident than inhalation of some plastic material could be imagine.
If such type of symptoms are there than you have to consult a physician and he will get a bronchoscopy of your's lung to find out any foreign particles in airways( pharynx, trachea, bronchus .
If cough is not there than it might be a mistaken thing.
Your's question is this that there are burning in throat and also irritation, these two symptoms are same things just to fear of inhalation of a foreign thing.
2 nd reason may be some injury due to engulf of some thing in esophagus to stomach.
Take an antacid with oxycetacain ( local anesthetic) at the advice of doctor whichwll give immediate relief.
Please get one X ray of abdomen to find out any plastic like thing in stomach (color X ray)
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Allergist and Immunologist Dr. Suman Kumar's  Response
the fumes of plastic causing allergies
this can iritate your sinuses leading to more mucus leading to headache
and post nasal drip
start antiallergics montair fx (combination of montelucast and fexofenadine
syp ascoril 1.2 tsf tds
syp gelusil 2 tsf tds
apply neosporin h eye ointment in nose bd
sea water drops in nose 2 drops at night each nose
]diclo as pain killer sos
take for 3 wk all effects will be gone
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