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What is the effect of eating wall paint

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
In general: when you detect no odor , the room is "safe" You might want to air out the room (the weather is nice this time of year) for a day or so! Hope this is... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Usually: The latex paints commonly used indoors are low odor and free from volatile carbons that irritate most folks. Some still use the oil based paints for t... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Matos
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 45 years experience
NO!!!: Latex paint does not have any rubber latex. It is called latex paint only because it looks like latex when it dries. Fumes from any paints are irrit... Read More
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Expected : It will no kill you. But to minimize exposure you may wait a day after painting before sleeping in the room.
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Dr. Sanjay Agarwal
Pulmonology 26 years experience
May be: Primers are known to cause increased bronchoresponsiveness in some folks. If you do get wheezing and dyspnea when in the vicinity of the primers, may ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Unfortunately yes: These smells are caused by Volatile Organic Compounds. They have proven adverse acute and chronic effects; some are more toxic than others. Effects de... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Smelly : I suspect the smell of the paint will be overwhelmingly bad and make you want to leave the room. Other than that it is not harmful.
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Dr. Steven Simon
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Try to avoid it: Paint fumes containing oils are worst than water soluble latex, but fumes can damage liver. If yiu are not the painter, the risk is limited. The paint... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Probably fine: Tsp is actually used as an approved food additive in the us and eu and in low doses has no toxic effects.The dry powder is caustic to the GI tract and... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Not a problem: Your GI tract will eliminate most of this and the tiny amount abosorbed will do no harm Your kidneys will never know about it.

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