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Doctor insights on: Is It Safe To Put Nail Polish On Skin

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How long does chemical burn from nail polish on skin take to heal? (I was stupid to put on warts) Its been already 1month, its better but severe

How long does chemical burn from nail polish on skin take to heal? (I was stupid to put on warts) Its been already 1month, its better but severe

Burn: Can you send a photo? Should not have burned or have pain after weeks. Is area red? Could have infection brewing. Consult with us to determine if you need further evaluation.

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Does nail polish work on skin tag removal?

Not recomanded: Not to mu knowledge> skin tags can be removed easily by your doctor or a dermatologist, it should not be a home procedure. What you think is a skin tag can be a serious skin condition. Please let your doctor evasluate.

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What is the side effect of using nail polish to remove skin tag?

What is the side effect of using nail polish to remove skin tag?

Say what?: I have never hear do nail polish for a skin tag and don't recommend it.

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How do I treat methyl acrylate which has been spilt on my skin (gel nail polish) and given me a major rash?!

How do I treat methyl acrylate which has been spilt on my skin (gel nail polish) and given me a major rash?!

Topical steroid: A contact dermatitis is most commonly treated with a topical steroid cream or ointment. If there are any crusted or blistered areas, a topical antibiotic such as Mupirocin is also used frequently. Finally, if it is severe, a course of oral steroid is sometimes necessary. See a dermatologist for appropriate prescription treatment. Over the counter Hydrocortisone is not strong enough in most cases.

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Are there safer alternatives to nail polish remover?

Are there safer alternatives to nail polish remover?

Nail polish: Acetone free nail polish removers exist that may be less noxious also there are buffing systems that shine up the nails so you don't need to use nail polish.

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Is it safe to use nail polish on your hands?

Is it safe to use nail polish on your hands?

YES, but...: Why would you? It is designed for use on nails and doesn't feel so good on the hands. Sort of like superglue, only not so nasty that it sticks you to yourself.

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Is nail polish safe to use? Any danger of lead poisoning or toxic substance?

Is nail polish safe to use? Any danger of lead poisoning or toxic substance?

Nail polish: I don't believe there is any problem with led. However, some nail polishes may contain formaldehyde, toluene and dibutyl phthalate which are highly toxic.

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Is it safe to have my one year old daughter around fumes like....Nail polish, nail polish remover etc.

Is it safe to have my one year old daughter around fumes like....Nail polish, nail polish remover etc.

Best to be safe.: I would try to keep children away from as many types of fumes as possible. They can irritate the linings of the nose and lungs and are often allergenic to young children.

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Is it safe to apply nail polish to my 9 month old daughter's toe?

Is it safe to apply nail polish to my 9 month old daughter's toe?

Not necessary: Probable won't but remember kids can put their toes in their mouth.

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My fingernails hurt when I wash hands in warm water. No discoloration or visible problems. If I put on nail polish I don't feel pain.

My fingernails hurt when I wash hands in warm water. No discoloration or visible problems. If I put on nail polish I don't feel pain.

Polish remover?: The acetone in nail polish remover can cause brief sensitivity to hot or cold water. Make certain that it is thoroughly washed from the hands after use.

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I wonder if Fungi Nail solution for toenail fungus is effective if there is nail polish on toenail before I put solution? Can polish worsen it? Thanks

I wonder if Fungi Nail solution for toenail fungus is effective if there is nail polish on toenail before I put solution? Can polish worsen it? Thanks

Nail polish is a-: -barrier 2 the medication. Nails can discolor nails & it looks like a fungus but it is not. It will grow out a B normal. Also if you look at the base of the nail as it grows out, the nail is normal, compared to the area that still has color on it.

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Is it safe to use nail polish remover on an open bed sore to prevent pus from coming out?

Is it safe to use nail polish remover on an open bed sore to prevent pus from coming out?

No it is not: Pressure sores can be treated with many things, but nail polish remover is not one of them. A pressure sore that has pus draining from it needs to be evaluated by a physician familiar with pressure sore care. Get medical care now.

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For MD: Last few months nails show pits, dents. Parts of nail thin out, tiny cracks where polish gets stuck when I try to remove the nail polish. I also saw pit form when I put nail polish. Causes? Vit./Mineral deficiency? Eczema? Any natural remedy?

Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
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For MD: Last few months nails show pits, dents. Parts of nail thin out, tiny cracks where polish gets stuck when I try to remove the nail polish. I also saw pit form when I put nail polish. Causes? Vit./Mineral deficiency? Eczema? Any natural remedy?

Many: But you will need to see your doctor to check out the potential causes as well as disease conditions such as psoriasis which may be associated with damage to your nails. I presume that you had not been glueing artificial nails to your current nails.

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I spilled a lot of nail polish remover on myself. Should I be concerned?

Nail polish remover: Is it an acetone or a non-acetone nail polish remover? Acetone is a little more toxic. But - I would just wash the area with soap and warm water. Will likely not cause any problems. Take care.