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A 33-year-old female asked:

Symptoms for an allergic reaction to acetone?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Uzma Chaudhry
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Any of the following: Any of the following: itching, redness, difficulty breathing, hives.
Dr. Duane Gels
Allergy and Immunology 38 years experience
Same as others: Would be the same as allergy to other items. But need specifics here: are you talking allergic contact dermatitis (allergic rash)? It would be similar to cosmetic reactions. Similarly f,or a reaction to the odor causing eye, nose, throat, or lung reactions - like burning, coughing, tightness of airways; this would be similar to other aromatic hydrocarbons, aerosols, gases.

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