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Is inhalation of paint fumes harmful?

I am 39 years old good general health and weigh about 150 pounds. I wasn't smart and was spray painting shutters in my garage without a mask. Even with the door opened after I stepped out and went back ...
 

Will inhalation of spray paint during pregnancy affect the baby?

hi. is it harmful for my baby to be exposed to spray paint for about 4 hours? I wasn't painting. was just in the building. I'm 18 weeks pregnant. I was wearing a mask part of the time. Thanks! ...
 

What are the adverse effects of inhaling paint fumes?

Hi, i was just spraying enamel paint out of a spray gun, i had a mask on, however i do not think that the mask served its purpose since as i was soraying it i became light headed. Whats the risks if I ...
 

What causes sore throat, nasal burning sensation and breathing difficulty after spraying paint?

I was spraying paint with an inadequate mask four days ago for about a 20 minute period. I ... be concerned about the exposure to spray paint? ...
 

What are the possible repercussions of being exposed 15 minutes for paint fumes?

Hi, I was just spray painting and although I was wearing a paper mask, when I took the mask off and went to wash my hands I discovered that my nose was colored with spray paint. I washed it off ...
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Chest heaviness, coughing, fluid buildup in airway after using spray paint without mask. Permanent damage?

A week ago, I painted the outside of the house. I used a sprayer, thinning out water based Latex paint and sprayed it without a mask. That night, my chest felt heavy and I began coughing. It s not too ...
 

What causes shortness of breath after inhaling spray paint?

Accidentally inhaled spray paint (black) from being too close to drawers I was painting without a mask and keep coughing up thick mucus with lots of black paint streaks all throughout the large gobs I ...
 

What causes pain under ribcage after inhaling spray paint?

Two days ago I spray painted a rattan chair, outside, without a mask on...and then I lifted ... without a struggle. ...
 

What are side effects of inhaling spray paints?

Hello. I was spray painting yesterday and made the mistake of not wearing a mask. Today I blew my nose since it was rather stuffy and noticed that my boogers were pink, which is the color of the paint ...
 

Is it normal to have persistent cough after spray painting?

My wife has had a persistent cough now for about 2 weeks after she spray painted an old piece of furniture in our garage and didn t use a mask. She s being treated with an antibiotic and cough suppressant ...
 

Is unproductive cough post inhalation of spray paint a cause for concern?

I was spray painting in a small bathroom last night and I did not wear a mask and believe I inhaled a large amount of paint. I have a rough cough that doesn t seem to be producing much phlegm. I really don ...
 

Suggest treatment for accidental inhalation of spray paint fumes in a child

I was spray painting indoors for about an hour and a half... I had the windows open. My 7 year old wanted to help... We both had masks and gloves on but somehow ended with residue inside our nose. Should ...
 

Fever, bad cough, pain in lungs, chemical taste in mouth. Due to spray painting?

I ve been spraying painting on and off all day everyday this week in a poorly ventilated area ... chemically. I m wondering if the spray paint has anything to do with this cough and is there anything I can ...
 

Can inhaling paint causes swelling and pain in throat?

I was tinting a cars headlights and taillights using spray paint, I did not put a mask on, after spraying my throat felt a little swollen and it hurts when I cough, swallow and my adams apple also hurts ...
 

Noticed heart palpitation and skipped beats, when using spray painting. Taking Digioxin. Is it common cause for Arrhythmia?

I have been spray painting with a clear lacquer product for about three weeks. I noticed that my .... Is this type of paint exposure a common cause of such arrythmias ? Will a resporator mask completely solve ...
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I have been having chest pains the past two days after spray painting indoors three days ago without a proper mask. Could this have caused the chest pains?
Hello, Thanks for the query to H.C.M. Forum. Yes due to spray painting fume inhaled in lungs and causes bronchoconstriction. This develops pain in the chest and heaviness in chest. Within 4-5 days effects of spraying subsides. No treatment requires. Good luck.Dr.het
 
I inhaled spray paint fumes indoors without a mask but only for about 8 to 10 mins. No asthma or lung problems. Now I have scratchy throat and a bit of discomfo
hello,thanks for ur query, paint spraying contains irritents which eye burning, redness of eye, congeson of mucus membrane of throat and nose. u can take simple antihistamine like tab.citrizine 10mg one tab daily for 3 days. if its persistent and associated with breathlessness u need to c an ent surgeon assessment and steroid injection.all d best.take care.
 
I was spray painting a headlight for a car without a mask, after i felt like i had a sore throat, now my throat hurts when I swallow, cough
its probably pharyngitis avoid work with near chemicals .it will subside on its own if fever present contact physician
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