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Chronic CO Poisoning:

Some Symptoms of Occult CO Poisoning:

  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Paresthesias
  • Chest pains
  • Palpitations
  • Visual Disturbances

    Occult - "hidden from view, secret, concealed, not divulged". Most chronic CO poisoning is of this type, at least at first.

    Paresthesias - "abnormal or morbid sensation, as with burning, prickling, etc., but without objective symptoms.

    ...... last changed 01/22/01

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