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Is inhaling lead be harmful ?

I was just useing a solder that said Acid core and had lead in it... It made alot of smoke and i inhaled some by accident... What should i do?... I feel fine
Asked On : Sat, 9 Apr 2011
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do you feel any difficulty in breathing? coughing? inflammmation of nose ,throat or respiratory tract?
Any fever?
Any other problem arising after inhalation?
You can visit to Doctor to examine your chest or any other problem if felt.
Wish you good health.
Answered: Tue, 28 Jun 2011
General & Family Physician Dr. Anand Babu M's  Response
Hi welcome to healthcareMagic

Only one episode of inhaling the smoke from the Lead, will not have any effect on the body... for lead poisoning to develop there must be long exposure, for many years, it common in in the employees working in Dye industry, painting professionals, and printing industries... you need not worry for single exposure, nothing will happen.... Best way to avoid smoke , is by using wet cloth to tie around the nose, which will prevent any dust from entering through it...
Answered: Tue, 28 Jun 2011
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