If they will suffer from difficulty from breathing, cough, chest pain, increased tearing
of the eyes, and nose or throat irritation, after inhaling haze, DOH advised them to consult a doctor.
The DOH advises the public to stay indoor with good ventilation, wear appropriate dust masks when going outside the house, refrain from physical activities in heavily polluted areas and consult a doctor if there is difficulty in breathing, cough, chest pain, increased tearing
of the eyes, and nose or throat irritation.
(7,9) One homebirth study found that perineal massage increased tearing
when performed during labor due to increased swelling of the tissues; however, when done during pregnancy it may help improve awareness of how to relax the muscles in preparation for birth.
All denied any associated eye pain, photophobia, or increased tearing
. Except mild myopia in 1 patient, no patient had a history of medical or ocular problems.