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A 34-year-old female asked:

I was removing my nails with acetone, i think i have inhaled it now im having pains and i'm 6 weeks pregnant... i don't know maybe it's in my head?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
Acetone vapor: Acetone is very quickly dissipated after application, so you are unlikely to have inhaled enough to cause effects on your pregnancy. If the pains persist, and/or any bleeding occurs, see your OB provider for an exam and further testing.
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