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A 26-year-old female asked about a female:

Caught 15 month old peeling small pieces of paint off the base board of room. she wasn't doing it long, but i think she ate 3 or 4 pieces. call doc?

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Dr. Beth Zha
Dr. Beth Zhaanswered
Internal Medicine 8 years experience
Yes: Most paints are not lead based these days, however, if you live in an older house the old paint chips may still be. To be safe, she should have lead levels checked.

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Last updated Apr 2, 2015

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