What Happens To This Dust When I Breathe It In ?

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What Happens To This Dust When I Breathe It In ?
« on: 26/08/2007 17:04:18 »
Moby sang that well know fact that 'We're all made of Stars'.....and for the most part..'Dust Is all Made Of Us ' (well, maybe not but it's dramatic license ! )

So, this is a particle of Dust !


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What I would like to know is what happens to the dust that I breathe in and does not get breathed out ?...Presumably it stays in my lungs ?...does it get absorbed ?.....do I need an air filter ?...what happens to it ?

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What Happens To This Dust When I Breathe It In ?
« Reply #1 on: 26/08/2007 19:01:21 »
I think we have tiny sort of hairs which move dust phlem etc up towards our throats where we cough it out or swallow it.

Could be wrong.

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What Happens To This Dust When I Breathe It In ?
« Reply #2 on: 26/08/2007 20:29:43 »
If you inhale through your nose a lot of it becomes bogies.
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