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Polymer Fume Fever

Polymer Fume Fever: Introduction

Polymer Fume Fever: Polymer fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of fumes which can occur when Polytetrafluoroethylene (commercially known as Fluon, Teflon and Halon) is heated to high temperatures. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the polymer industry. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Polymer Fume Fever is available below.

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Prognosis for Polymer Fume Fever

Prognosis for Polymer Fume Fever: Symptoms usually resolve spontaneously within a few days. Severe cases may require medical attention.

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  1. Polymer Fume Fever: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Prognosis

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