How can hydrogen sulfide affect my health?

Hydrogen sulfide can irritate the eyes, nose, and throat. If you have asthma or other breathing illnesses, you will be more sensitive to hydrogen sulfide. You may have trouble breathing after you inhale it. 

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1. Where does Sargassum come from, and why is it washing ashore?
2. Why is Sargassum a concern?
3. Why does Sargassum smell so bad?
4. How can hydrogen sulfide affect my health?
5. Does Sargassum cause skin rashes and blisters?
6. Will hydrogen sulfide from rotting Sargassum cause cancer or other long term health effects?
7. Can I use Sargassum in cooking?
8. How can I protect myself and my family from exposure to Sargassum?