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Is It Ok To Paint My Nails While I Am Pregnant
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
Yes: As long as you are only using it to paint your nails there is no problem. Please use in a well ventilated area. ...Read more
Possibly Pica: I am not sure from your question, but when you use the word "crave" to indicate that you ingest these items, then pica is a definite possibility. However, if you are saying that you "crave" these odors, then you are not referring to pica. Problems with pica requires the actual ingestion of items that would be considered inedible. If you are doing this, then it would be important to get evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Painted my nails a pink color, 2 wks ago, nails tips started looking a little green, it's almost a new nail polish so why? Can I paint my nails again?
Fungal infection: If you went to a salon that does not properly clean the equipment, fungal infections very common- you should always bring your own tools to any salon. If green then cut the ends off and buy an anti fungal that you put under your nails ...Read more
Unlikely: You are unlikely to absorb much in the ways of chemicals from nail polish. ...Read more
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I m 30 weeks pregnant and i like smelling nail polish and i do sniffing it every minute is it harmfull to sniff nail polish?
Probably: I tell all my PG patients everything you eat, drink, or breath has the potential of getting into the fetal circulation. Stop this immediately. ...Read more
Since there is formaldehyde in nail polish, wondering if it can cause birth defects if pregnant women use it?
I just took the biggest and closest sniff of nail polish remover !! Did that harm my baby in anyway?? I'm so paranoid now that I'm pregnant! :(
I would try not to: fret about this but would encourage you to avoid inhaling chemicals or unnecessary vapors in the future. Take care. ...Read more
Is it dangerous to an unborn child to hav breathed in white spirit & nail polish which was present in the air over the course of 2 hours wen pregnant?
Probably not: This is a low risk situation. Definitely avoid this kind of exposure in future pregnancies. ...Read more
I paint my nails a lot, so use nail polish remover once a week (roughly) could this be why my finger nails are slightly orange towards the tips?
Likely: The chemical in nail polish remover, acetone, is likely affecting your nails. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When having pernicious anemia, is it normal for my finger to move without me movin them like they shake from side to side & its hard to paint my nails?
Could be: The abnormal movements associated with pernicious anemia is usually due to B12 deficiency and seen more in the young. (folic acid can cause confusion of symptoms and manifestations) adults show more of the sensory problems in terms of symptoms. Just make sure the diagnosis is right and that you are examined and followed well during treatment. ...Read more
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