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Old 06-29-2009, 08:42 AM
 
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I was doing some baking, and accidentally inhaled when the oven door was open. I inhaled a lot of hot air. The oven was set to 375. Could this be dangerous in terms of burning the lungs? I'm pretty worried.
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Old 06-29-2009, 08:53 AM
 
Location: Pacific Northwest
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I don't know, but like you, have opened a really hot, dirty oven a few times .. and felt like my whole face, eyelashes, eyes, lungs, everything .. melted.

Now I'm careful when opening the oven and try not to be right in the blast of heat.
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Old 06-29-2009, 08:54 AM
 
Location: Maryland
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Unless you're burning on fire, I don't think a breath or two from a hot oven will hurt you.

Next time you open the oven door, hold your breath.
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Old 06-29-2009, 08:56 AM
 
Location: Maryland
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I don't know, but like you, have opened a really hot, dirty oven a few times .. and felt like my whole face, eyelashes, eyes, lungs, everything .. melted.

Are you Michael Jackson.
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Old 06-29-2009, 09:04 AM
 
Location: Colorado (PA at heart)
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I was doing some baking, and accidentally inhaled when the oven door was open. I inhaled a lot of hot air. The oven was set to 375. Could this be dangerous in terms of burning the lungs? I'm pretty worried.
I'm pretty sure if there was any serious damage done, you would be in pain.
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Old 06-29-2009, 09:08 AM
 
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Next time you open the oven door, hold your breath.
I know, I always do, and meant to this time, but it took longer than I expected to get the tray out because it got pushed to the very back of the oven, and I inhaled accidentally. I felt the heat in my throat and lungs. Just wondered if this could cause permanent, lasting damage.
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Old 06-29-2009, 09:11 AM
 
Location: SW Missouri
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I was doing some baking, and accidentally inhaled when the oven door was open. I inhaled a lot of hot air. The oven was set to 375. Could this be dangerous in terms of burning the lungs? I'm pretty worried.
If you are still alive, your lungs are fine.

Don't do it next time.

20yrsinBranson
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Old 06-29-2009, 09:17 AM
 
Location: Looking East and hoping!
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Unless you had your head in there for a long time you're fine.
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Old 06-29-2009, 11:44 AM
 
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Criminey. If breathing air from a 375 degree oven caused permanent damage, I'd be dead by now.
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