San Jose, California
A 28-year-old male asked:

Is mavala stop harmful? it's a bad-tasting polish you apply on the nails to discourage nail-biting. i have been applying it daily on the skin at the edges of my fingers (not nails) as i have a bad habit of biting at the edges of my fingers. i want to co

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Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Topical use ok: The product has quite a list of ingredients: Ethyl Acetate, Alcohol Denat., Butyl Ester of PVM/MA Copolymer, Phthalic Anhydride/Trimellitic Anhydride/Glycols Copolymer, Butyle Acetate, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Sucrose Octaaacetate, Denatonium Benzoate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Benzophenone-1, D&C Violet No. 2. Most of these are used in other cosmetic products that are used regularly. Do not ingest.
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