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A 33-year-old female asked:

I get anxious and my heart races when i use gel nail polish, i'm not sniffing it, just doing my nails, is this common? what is it?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Not common.: Hard to explain. Some of these effects can be seen with acute inhalation of hydrocarbons / acetone, etc. But we are talking orders of magnitude greater than what the typical consumer would be exposed to. May just need to avoid smelling it.

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Last updated Feb 16, 2021

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