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Using acetone while pregnant

A male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Ketones? : Do you mean ketones? Ketones reflect dehydration. If you are dehydrated your ketone level will increase. If you have diabetes ketones in the urine ca... Read More

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A male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See below: Ketones in urine are a sign you're not eating enough, which is a common condition in the second month of pregnancy.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Acetone vapor: Acetone is very quickly dissipated after application, so you are unlikely to have inhaled enough to cause effects on your pregnancy. If the pains pers... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes.: The risk of any real exposure to the baby is quite low.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Stop worrying: The vast majority of birth defects are probably no more common in this era of widespread chemical exposure than they were centuries ago. A healthy con... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Wolff
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Low boiling point: Acetone has a low boiling point and therefore a fast evaporation rate. When acetone evaporates, this consumes energy and has a cooling effect.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Uzma Chaudhry
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Any of the following: Any of the following: itching, redness, difficulty breathing, hives.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
Family Medicine 26 years experience
No: acetone, common in nail polish remover should not have any effect On nail strength if used correctly. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mabel Obeng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
No: I wouldn't worry too much about that. Do clean if off thoroughly before using.
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Exposure to chemical: Yes. Prolonged or excessive exposure to any of these substances can cause toxicity and illness. Always be careful when you are exposed to chemicals ... Read More

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