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allergic to humidfiers?

My boyfriend just bought a brand new cool mist humidifier

I've been experiencing the same symptoms the last time we used a warm mist one, my chest will start hurting, and i'll feel a little short of breath.. (the last time it was used was 2 years ago, in a small room, now we have this one in our trailer out in the open)

What is going on? Why does this always happen?

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Po0okiebear69

Asked by Po0okiebear69 at 3:43 PM on Jan. 12, 2011 in Health

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Answers (3)
  • Are you allergic to water in any other form? ;o) Seriously, my guess would be that maybe you neglected to clean the humidifier first. Also try using distilled water rather than water from the tap.
    misses_nick

    Answer by misses_nick at 3:46 PM on Jan. 12, 2011

  • Did you wash it thoroughly before using it? Do you wash it regularly? It could be an issue of mold developing.
    Marwill

    Answer by Marwill at 3:46 PM on Jan. 12, 2011

  • Try Distilled water in it.
    Misteh

    Answer by Misteh at 3:57 PM on Jan. 12, 2011

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