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Beverly Hills, CA
A 36-year-old male asked:

Can inhaling a dry erase marker through the nose real quick and hard cause nose or brain damage? only did it for a few seconds to smell it.

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 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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