What are the symptoms of Carbon Monoxide poisoning?

As early carbon monoxide poisoning symptoms can be easily confused with other common ailments, such as tiredness, flu, viral infections or food poisoning, it is difficult to be sure a person is suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning. Though if you have any of the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning (listed below) and you believe that carbon monoxide is the cause, it is recommended that you seek urgent medical advice.

This is our Carbon Monoxide poisoning symptoms checker, the symptoms to look out for include:

  • tiredness
  • drowsiness
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • breathlessness
  • headaches
  • vomiting
  • loss of consciousness
  • chest pains
  • stomach pains
  • strange/eratic behaviour
  • problems with vision
  • collapse

If you believe that you are suffering from early carbon monoxide poisoning symptoms it is important that you seek medical advice from your doctor urgently.

Now that you know the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning, why not read more about CO in our other carbon monoxide FAQ's.

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Where does Carbon Monoxide come from?

Why do I need a Carbon Monoxide detector?

Where should I place my CO detector?

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