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Fix Peeling Paint
Gloves. : Getting some gloves that protect you against the chemicals you work with is the only way to go here. Also many chemicals are carinogenic, meaning if your directly exposed to them they can cause cancer. This might not happen today or tomorrow but can show up 20-30 years down the road. Be smart and safe, protect yourself please. ...Read more
Caught 15 month old peeling small pieces of paint off the base board of room. She wasn't doing it long, but I think she ate 3 or 4 pieces. Call doc?
Yes: Most paints are not lead based these days, however, if you live in an older house the old paint chips may still be. To be safe, she should have lead levels checked. ...Read more
Dermatitis: There's a good chance that your skin is reacting to the paint thinner. Avoid chemical contact and see if skin gets better. If this is related to your job then have employer provide you with gloves and see your doctor to document this occupational illness/injury. ...Read more
No: Pockmarks or acne scars are very difficult to treat because they represent an injury through both the epidermis and the dermis of the skin. Skin peels only treat the superficial aspect of the epidermis and cannot penetrate through the entire dermis without causing a full thickness burn that would require reconstruction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nothing bad: You are facilitating the natural shedding of your dead epidermis. Don't get to aggressive or you can accidentally take off the regenerating new skin cells. It's best to just moisturize and let the dead skin flake off with gentle rubbing if you can't ignore it for a day or so. ...Read more
Gums peel?: If you mean, why do your gums pull away from your teeth, then you have an infection in your gums called periodontal disease. This will eventually lead to loss of bone around your teeth and then loss of your teeth. See your dentist for an examination, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Gum lesions?: Depending on the clinical picture, gums can "peel" or slough off due to gum disease, trauma, viral, bacteria or other miscellaneous causes. You would need to see a laser periodontist for a complete evaluation. The nd/yag laser can sometimes help in a big way in these situations. www.drgums.com. ...Read more
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