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Strong smell of oil felt, eyes turned red, burning, nausea, breathing problem. How to cure?

Hi I went to a restaurant and it smelt of hot oil instantly as I walked in. It was so strong I felt over powered and had to go outside after about 15 minutes. My eyes got all red and have been burning ever since... what can I do to calm this down. Feeling nautilus. One of the staff members behind the counter was crying as her eyes were burning so bad and were really red. The owner didn t care at all! I also have problems breathing .
Asked On : Wed, 23 Jan 2013
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Thanks for writing your query.

After reading your post, it seems that your symptoms are due to allergic response from the smell of the oil.

You should wash your face with clean water thoroughly.
You can take antihistamine like Fexofenadine 120 mg.
For breathing problem, theophylline will be helpful.

If the problem persists, get yourself examined clinically.

I hope this is helpful to you.
Answered: Sat, 13 Jul 2013
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