Beverly Hills, CA
A 26-year-old male asked:
Can sniffing the top of an expo dry erase marker cause brain damage? i did it real hard to see what it smelled like for a few seconds. now i worry.
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 34 years experience
No: Sniffing the top of a dry erase marker for a few seconds just to see what it smells like... does not cause any damage. However, one shouldn't make a habit of it.
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