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How does one get deodorant poisoning?

How does one get deodorant poisoning?

Deodorant poisoning: Occurs only if you ingest the product. When used externally as directed, it is not dangerous or toxic. ...Read more

Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
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Poisoning (Definition)

Toxic ingestion (also called "poisoning") is a condition in which a person has eaten or drank a substance that causes ill symptoms or damage to his body. Taking an overdose of a medicine, taking any dose of a poison, drinking too much vodka, or accidentally drinking antifreeze . . . are all ...Read more


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How much does one digest to get deodorant poisoning?

How much does one digest to get deodorant poisoning?

Really bizarre: It depends on the components of the specific brand. Let's just say that any amount is potentially very toxic. Why would you even ask this question? ...Read more

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Can having deoderant poisoining effect your personality or erase your memory?

Can having deoderant poisoining effect your personality or erase your memory?

Not sure: I understand your question. Did you eat deodorant? Or are you referring to the skin application of deodorant? If you are using the deodorant as intended then your personality and memory problems are likely the result of something entirely different. I for one have never encountered this issue. ...Read more

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Is deodorant safe?

Unsure: Some believe that if aluminum is in your deodorant then there is some risk. ...Read more

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What's the best deodorant?

What's the best deodorant?

Soap and water: Frequent daily good showers or bath , clean well washed .Cloths are the best inexpensive deodorants , next is what ever you like to buy ...Read more

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How do you get lead poisoning?

How do you get lead poisoning?

Many possibilities. : Lead was used as an additive to paints used in home building years ago & the inhalation of paint dust during renovations, or kids chewing on cribs painted with lead paint provided some. Exposure to clothes of someone working in around lead (battery reclamation) or that from lead paint on decorative dishes were also common. Removal of lead from many of these products has reduced public risk. ...Read more

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How can you get lead poisoning?

Lead in environment: Sources of lead include old paint (babies chewing on windowsills); soil near a highway; pottery with lead based glaze (usually imported); and some toys have been found to have lead based paint (again- imported. Lead based paint is no longer used in the US. ...Read more

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How can I treat lead poisoning?

Not a matter for : Self treatment. Lead poisoning may require chelation therapy, please consult your doctor. For more information on prevention, symptoms etc see this site. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002473.htm. ...Read more

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Who are specialists in poisoning?

Who are specialists in poisoning?

Toxicologists: Physicians with specialty training in dealing with poisonings are toxicologists. However many physicians, internists, ER docs, pediatricians, family practice, are quite comfortable dealing with many of these issues also. ...Read more

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What is strychnine poisoning like?

What is strychnine poisoning like?

Awful!: ~ 20 minutes after a toxic dose, the body's muscles begin to twitch and spasm, leading to nearly continuous convulsions and then increased body temperature and muscle breakdown. People die after 2-3 hours from eventual paralysis of breathing or exhaustion from continuous convulsions. ...Read more

Deodorant (Definition)

A chemical or compound of chemicals intended to mask odor. Underarm odor is caused by bacterial breakdown of the components of sweat. Typical underarm deodorants contain perfumes and alcohol, triclosan or chelated metal compounds ...Read more