Carbon monoxide poisoning

Overview

Carbon monoxide poisoning is an illness caused by exposure to too much carbon monoxide, an invisible, odorless gas. The condition can harm tissue and cause death.

Symptoms

Symptoms include a dull headache, weakness, dizziness, and nausea.

Treatments

Treatment involves hospitalization and oxygen.

Last Updated Oct 16, 2019


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