Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

About- Carbon monoxide (a poisonous, odorless, tasteless, colorless gas) poisoning occurs when carbon monoxide builds up in the bloodstream.
 
Symptoms-

 Blurred vision
 Chest pain
 Confusion
 Dizziness
 Fast heartbeat
 Headache
 Loss of consciousness
 Nausea or vomiting
 Shortness of breath
 Upset stomach
 Weakness

Causes-
Carbon monoxide poisoning occurs when we breathe air with carbon monoxide. Carbon monoxide can come from any source that burns fuel. Common sources are
 Cars
 Charcoal grills
 Dryers
 Fireplaces
 Kerosene space heaters
 Ovens
 Powerboats
 Water heaters
 Wood Stoves

Specialist to Visit
 Emergency medicine specialist

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Carbon monoxide poisoning
References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.cdc.gov
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthlinkbc.ca

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