Coughing Colds Due To Fogging Smoke

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Illustration: Coughing Colds Due To Fogging Smoke

Good afternoon, Yesterday there was a FOGGING activity at home because there were 4 residents who were affected by chikungunyaa, my position was asleep not knowing any Fogging activities, Fogging smoke was inhaled, and now experiencing dizziness, coughing and runny nose, even though before I did, I didn’t have symptoms of cough and cold, how to treat it. thank you

1 Answer:


Thank you for asking

Fogging is an act of fogging with pesticides which aims to kill mosquitoes. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the gas for fogging mosquitoes has been formulated in such a way that it does not harm humans or pets. The content of insecticides in these gases is so minimal that it can only kill insects as small as mosquitoes. However, if inhaled in excessive amounts, this gas can cause some side effects for humans.

Although called safe by WHO, in general, pesticides used in controlling mosquitoes are dangerous poisons. Therefore, there are some negative health effects that you must be aware of. Because the content of substances in fogging gases is basically poison, most inhalation of this gas can cause side effects of poisoning. Symptoms of fogging gas poisoning include coughing, sneezing, nasal congestion, nausea, vomiting, increased saliva production, sweating, red eyes, itchy skin, breathless breathing, abdominal pain, until loss of consciousness.

so it could be because you have pesticide poisoning, which irritates your airway, even though the symptoms are not severe. but complaints that you experience can also be due to allergic symptoms / asthma due to inhalation of alergan ingredients such as smoke, dust, pollen and cold temperatures, food and can also be caused by a viral infection that infects your respiratory tract.

if the symptoms that you experience are only mild symptoms you should postpone to the doctor because of the epidemic of the corona virus so it is not contagious, but if the symptoms that you experience to bother you such as coughing until you have difficulty breathing or shortness of breath you can immediately go to the doctor or home closest pain to get a handler immediately.

There are several things you can do:

after exposure, breathe the air outside
you can drink white cow milk. Cow's milk can help neutralize toxins that are inhaled when fogging.
open the window or door so that air circulation is smoother so the room doesn't feel
clean the house regularly
You can consume plenty of warm water at least 2 liters a day
You can make steam that you can breathe by putting a clean basin of warm water mixed with essential oils or eucalyptus oil.
You can consume mint candy or exhalation candy
You can take paracetamol to ease your headache
enough rest
and use a mask if it is difficult you can use a cloth mask for now
eat nutritious food multiply fruits and vegetables

remember if the symptoms get worse, immediately consult a doctor.

keep doing social distancing

Thus the info I can give

thank you

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