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what happens if you swallow hair bleach

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Bleach: It does not absorb any light rays so looks white. Everything is reflected.

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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Dr. Raid Saco answered
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Mostly no harm: If the wrong way is the wind pipe, then your body will respond by coughing it out. If the wrong way is the food pipe, then it will go to the stomach a ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Bleach hair: I would start with a visit to a hair stylist who will bleach it well and educate you about keeping it intact. The first visit may be expensive but bet ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Hair: Not unless they swallow massive which can form a bezoar (massive cluster if hair) which can cause a bowel obstruction.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guillermo Martinez-torres
32 years experience Pathology
Yes: Hair that is donated is used to make wigs or other hairpieces for cancer patients who have lost their hair. I'm sure that your bleached hair will mak ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Um...: ...maybe don't bleach your hair? What's wrong with the REAL you??? I doubt there's anything wrong with you! I bet if you don't bleach your hair again, ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience Geriatrics
No: It is not advised to apply anything to your hair or skin that can be absorbed into your body. Most hairdressers will disagree with this. So be careful ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That depends on : The extent of damage. I would encourage you to seek in- person consultation with a reputable hair stylist / beautician.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: Bleaching your hair does not send any signal to the hair follicles. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
May cause skin damag: Hair bleach usually contains hydrogen peroxide and some other chemicals that can be toxic/ damaging to the skin. You should wear gloves to apply hair ... Read More
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