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I had a toenail removal. The nurse mixed up the alcohol and phenol container. She poured phenol all over my foot and burned me!

I had a toenail removal. The nurse mixed up the alcohol and phenol container. She poured phenol all over my foot and burned me!

Bad Situation: That is a tragedy and i don't really understand how that could happen. Discuss this with your doctor and make sure the burns are treated. ...Read more

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What are phenol blocks?

What are phenol blocks?

Nerve blocks: Phenol compounds are used to block nerves that may be diseased in such a way as to cause chronic, non-remitting painful conditions. Unlike a local anesthetic, which may allow temporary relief, phenol compounds act be destroying the nerve itself. They are typically used as a final resort. ...Read more

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Are you supposed to swallow phenol?

No: This a a benzene hydrocarbon derivative and is highly toxic. Do not swallow it. It has only toxic effects - no behavioural effects or anything good. ...Read more

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Could you provide me with effects/alternatives of BHA/BHT, Triclosan, Pthalates, Benzene, or Phenols. As many as you can please?

Could you provide me with effects/alternatives of BHA/BHT, Triclosan, Pthalates, Benzene, or Phenols. As many as you can please?

University librarian: Dream question. These chemicals are largely endocrine disrupting toxicants that are known as xenoestrogens. In 400 character answers you won't get much, however you can find loads of information on the toxnet site maintained by the NIH and NLM parts of the USDHHS. Try using university toxicology sites and MSDS resources, general medical or scientific data bank searches with those keywords. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to swallow phenol oral anesthetic?

Is it dangerous to swallow phenol oral anesthetic?

Phenol Oral : Generally speaking, i you ingest small and/or recommended amounts of phenol oral anesthetic, you should not have a problem unless you are hypersensitive to the analgesic. ...Read more

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How to remove dark scar due to chemical reaction (salicylic + phenol) ?

How to remove dark scar due to chemical reaction (salicylic + phenol) ?

A problem +/-success: Scars are injury reactions. Using toxic chemical agents, as you mention, induces additional injury. Thus outcome could easily end up worse. Strictly speaking, careful excision ; closure using plastic surgery techniques is best option ; I have personally done lesions with excellent results. However, surgeon is not in control of healing the wound; the body owner is ; great work can easily go bad. ...Read more

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My toenail is sore on the matrix I had it removed a year ago where phenol was applied is it possible that the matrix was not removed properly?

My toenail is sore on the matrix I had it removed a year ago where phenol was applied is it possible that the matrix was not removed properly?

If it was incomplete: -ablation, it does not mean improperly done, it happens in the best of hands. It is common 2 have an edge or central incomplete ablation, & usually U will have a small horn of a nail grow, & requires a 2nd surgery 2 remove it & do ablation @ the base of the growth. ...Read more

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Is phenol used for surgical hand washing?

Is phenol used for surgical hand washing?

Phenol or carbolic : Acid used to be a common antiseptic many years ago for surgery but is no longer used. ...Read more