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What are symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning?

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If carbon monoxide is getting into your system, you might:

  • Feel short of breath
  • Get dizzy
  • Become nauseous
  • Get a headache
  • Feel confused

SOURCES:

CDC: “Carbon Monoxide Poisoning.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Carbon dioxide poisoning.”

Mayo Clinic: “Carbon monoxide poisoning.” “Emphysema.”

National Fire Protection Association: “Carbon monoxide.”

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission: “The Invisible Killer.”

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on December 15, 2018

SOURCES:

CDC: “Carbon Monoxide Poisoning.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Carbon dioxide poisoning.”

Mayo Clinic: “Carbon monoxide poisoning.” “Emphysema.”

National Fire Protection Association: “Carbon monoxide.”

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission: “The Invisible Killer.”

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on December 15, 2018

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