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A 28-year-old female asked:

What happens when formaldehyde is injected into the body? what does the body do with it?

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Dr. Andrew Ho
Psychiatry 31 years experience
Why?: It is highly toxic. Please do not ingest or inject it. Your body will be damaged by it. It causes tissue damage on contact. You can read about it on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Formaldehyde

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