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A 32-year-old female asked:

Is it safe to get gel or acrylic nails while pregnant?

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Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 11 years experience
Yes: Patients can, in rare instances, develop hypersensitivity/allergy to these. That said, this is low risk and safe. If you notice a rash, remove them and consult an Allergist so you know what else to watch out for.

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Is it safe to get acrylic nails during pregnancy?

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Yes: Just make sure your nail salon is well-ventilated. You want to avoid exposure to chemical fumes.
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