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Are the fumes from salons bad if pregnant?

Are the fumes from salons bad if pregnant?

More likely no: If you feel nauseated and sick you should avoid them. If you are ok you should be fine. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is it bad to inhale petrol fumes when pregnant?

Is it bad to inhale petrol fumes when pregnant?

Yes: There are many complex chemicals in gasoline. Most of them are harmful to health in high enough concentrations, but our bodies are able to protect us from damage. A developing fetus can't protect itself, and with some chemicals the mother's systems don't always break the chemicals down completely before the fetus is exposed. So it's best for pregnant mothers to avoid harmful chemicals. ...Read more

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If I inhaled rubbing alcohol fumes for a few hours while windows were open and am 4 weeks pregnant, is that bad? Didn't know it was bad till after :(

If I inhaled rubbing alcohol fumes for a few hours while windows were open and am 4 weeks pregnant, is that  bad? Didn't know it was bad till after :(

Not bad: We use rubbing alcohol in the hospital all the time in the form of prep pads prior to IV"s and injections. With the open windows, "no harm, no foul". ...Read more

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Work in nail salon long hours. Am pregnant. Breathe bad air. Is baby ok?

Work in nail salon long hours. Am pregnant. Breathe bad air. Is baby ok?

Most likely: Use precautions (e.g. Face mask), as relevant, and stay in well ventilated areas. ...Read more

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IIIIIIIIII Worried i might be pregnant.i am a welder. Is the fumes from welding going to affect a baby.I?

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 Worried i might be pregnant.i am a welder. Is the fumes from welding going to affect a baby.I?

Welders: http://www.welding-rod-dangers.com/exposure/exposure.htm. My guess would be the unborn baby would be at risk of neurologic disorders to some degree. Not sure how you could minimize the risk ...Read more

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My wife is pregnant (1st month). We are going go to a demolition derby (outside); the fumes can get smelly at times. Will it hurt the baby? I'm crazy!

My wife is pregnant (1st month). We are going go to a demolition derby (outside); the fumes can get smelly at times. Will it hurt the baby? I'm crazy!

Relative Risk: Anything that can enter a mothers body whether ingestion, skin contact, or inhalation can effect the fetus. You wouldn't let her hang out in a garage with the car running, so what is the difference. The fumes at these events aren't healthy for mom, or baby. Stay home. ...Read more

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What will cig fumes do to my pregnancy?

What will cig fumes do to my pregnancy?

Not good for you: Living with a smoker will shorten your life by two years and secondhand smoke can also affect your child's development. ...Read more

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What does goof off fumes do to my pregnancy?

What does goof off fumes do to my pregnancy?

MSDS says:: The material safety data sheet for goof off cleaner states: "pregnancy: (no risk to embryo/fetus if exposure limits adhered to)" however that does not mean that the chemicals are not hazardous. See: http://www.Homedepot.Com/catalog/pdfimages/7d/7db5ffbb-7cf2-41ee-b6f6-efee98ba9b19.Pdf. ...Read more