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Organic chemical: This is a simple chemical, termed a ketone, which the body makes when sugar is in excess. It also is an effective cleaning, and sterilizing agent but can dissolve some plastics and is highly flammable in concentrated form. It is also used to remove cosmetic fingernails and to dissolve "crazy glue' when it is applied in the wrong place. ...Read more
This is a simple chemical, termed a ketone, which the body makes when sugar is in excess. It also is an effective cleaning, and sterilizing agent but can dissolve some plastics and is highly flammable in concentrated form. It is also used to remove cosmetic fingernails and to dissolve "crazy glue' when it is applied ...Read more
KetoAcidosis : In DKA the body makes ketones as an alternate source of fuel for brain and heart when Insulin is too low to allow glucose to enter cells. Breath can smell fruity from ketones. Acids rise from dehydration and worsening ketosis. Kussmaul breathing (rapid breathing) blows off co2 in an effort for respiratory alkalosis to compensate as much as possible for metabolic acidosis. ...Read more
Poor choice: Your best option is topical benzoyl perxoide as you can tolerate it, maybe twice a day. If you're not clear in two weeks, get with your physician for something prescription-strength. Acne is a non-lifestyle-related, incurable, serious illness that's always manageable if you can get people to receive ; accept treatment. ...Read more
Ketones: Ketones are chemicals produced when diabetics have blood sugars that are running to high. This is an ominous sign that you need to be doing much more to control your sugar through diet and medications. Failure to do so could land you in the intensive care unit of the hospital fighting for your life. You need to see your doctor asap to get this taken care of. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: I wouldn't worry too much about that. Do clean if off thoroughly before using. ...Read more
Exposure to chemical: Yes. Prolonged or excessive exposure to any of these substances can cause toxicity and illness. Always be careful when you are exposed to chemicals and protect yourself. ...Read more
Type 1 diabetic friend had too much alcohol and now has acetone breath very strong, how to help him?
Dermabond was used to seal our 7yr old's head cut in August. Cut looks fine but the glue is still there. Is acetone safe for removal?
Do diabetics exhale acetone even when glucose is well controlled, perhaps not enough to smell, but e?
No more than normal: Acetone comes from the metabolism of excessive ketones. When glucose levels are maintained at appropriate values, the body of a person with diabetes does not produce more ketones than someone without diabetes, and so will not produce more acetone either. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Reflux,Atresia,DKA: Bile is a greenish golden color secretion, produced by the liver ; is stored in gallbladder.Bile leaves from gallbladder through bile duct and helps in absorption of fats. Bile duct may be obstructed, causing gallstones. Biliary atresia, biliary cirrhosis, biliary cholangitis, pancreatitis ; bile reflux are bile related conditions. Acetone bodies are ketone bodies and can cause dka, ketoacidosis. ...Read more