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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 more
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?
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
Poison Control: This is a question for poison control. If you call 1-800-222-1222 they will connect you with your local poison control and help you. ...Read more
My husband has developed diabeties recently and has albumin traces in urine? Is it normal for a diabetic to show albumin traces? Urine acetone nil
Microalbuminuria: Above a certain threshold, Albumin in the urine is a marker of diabetic kidney damage (nephropathy). However, it can be many years before it progresses to kidney failure, and the progression of diabetic nephropathy can be halted. Control blood glu (a1c less than 7), control bp, use an ace-i or arb (even if BP normal), and control other risk factors such as weight, lipids. ...Read more
Son has been diagnosed with friction bumps on elbows in past. Have older prescription of triamcinolone acetone. Is that indicated for friction bumps.
Callouses: Friction bumps are basically callouses - thickened skin from repeated rubbing/friction. Eliminating the activities that cause the callouses to form and the use of a quality moisturizer will generally allow the bumps to gradually disappear. If the bumps are itchy or irritated the triamcinolone may provide symptom relief (check the expiration date) but won't get rid of the bumps themselves. ...Read more
Spilled acetone on tv remote, the back melted and smelled very bad. Any dangers from inhaling those fumes? Also mixed w nail polish fumes
No worries: Never use nail polish remover nor acetone around anything plastic. Spills happen, and plastics get ruined. That said, as long as a person is not intentionally sniffing, and as long as there is adequate airflow, typical nail polish remover acetone odors from normal home use of those products don't cause problems. ...Read more
If nail polish remover with acetone in it got onto my skin but I rinsed it off with water afterward, will there be any negative effects on me?
No worries: Have never seen anyone use nail polish remover without getting some of the remover onto the skin... so there shouldn't be any problem with that skin contact, as along as the remover is generally being used properly. Acetone does damage most plastics, so one should be careful where she works on her nails. ...Read more
I mixed acetone and bleach. Hoping for a cleaning solution. Cleaned bedroom. Woke up 15 hours later feeling almost drunk and eyes constantly watering?
Sounds like a reaction to your "cleaning soultion"
Be careful mixing chemicals, as many can result in noxious or toxic fumes being released.
Airing your room, and getting fresh air should help.
If not, contact your health care provider. ...Read more