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Inhaled smoke of a burning tire. Is there any health hazard? Child has asthma

We smelled of a burning tires and the wirst thing was our air conditioning was on so the smell was coming out from the ventilation of our air con. Is there any effect of inhaling the smoke of a burning tire? My daughter is asthmatic and I've got a 6 month old son and a 5 year old daughter and as of now I'm having headache and feeling dizzy. What shall I do?
Asked On : Sun, 21 Apr 2013
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Hi welcome to health care magic forum.
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You have got the smell of burning tyre from your air conditioner while it is working. First thing you have to do is get the air conditioner repaired, Because the fumes must be coming from the air conditioner due to burning of the wires in side it .
If it is left like that it may continue to emit the same.
As the fumes are of the plastic they will be thick in nature and diposited in the nose and bronchial tree, and cause irritation of the respiratory system.
You have got headache and dizzyness , you would have inhaled more , it may be cleared in span of 1 hour, if you dont get relief , consult a physician.
Regarding children if they are free of any symptom you don't worry , usually late symptoms won't be there.
Wishing that everything is fine.
Best regards.
Answered: Tue, 23 Apr 2013
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