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A female asked:

When i was changing my babys diaper i had the baby powder next to him and one of my other kids knocked it over and it got into his eyes it has talc ?

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Not to worry: the talc is inert and should not cause any issues.
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Talcum powder: As a general rule baby powder is not recommended because the particles can get into the child's lungs and cause breathing problems. For your immediate problem flush the child's eye with tap water. No harm should be done to the baby's eyes
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Last updated Aug 13, 2014

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