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What symptoms of chemical pneumonia need emergency medical care?

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You need immediate care in a hospital's emergency department to treat these symptoms:

  • Unconsciousness
  • Blue discoloration of the mouth or skin
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Sudden change of voice
  • Mouth or throat swelling
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Cough productive of frothy or bloody spit
  • Altered thinking and reasoning skills
  • Exposure to potentially deadly chemical
  • Vomiting and aspiration

From: Chemical Pneumonia WebMD Medical Reference

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Chemical Pneumonia from eMedicineHealth

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on April 14, 2018

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Chemical Pneumonia from eMedicineHealth

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on April 14, 2018

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