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What are some medical conditions should I be concerned about before i get a manicure or pedicure?

What are some medical conditions should I be concerned about before i get a manicure or pedicure?

Clean Instruments: If the instruments used are not yours, you should make sure that they are properly cleaned prior to use. It is possible that dirty instruments could spread bacteria and cause bacterial and fungal infections from person to person. ...Read more

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Manicure (Definition)

During pregnancy, you may do all your normal activities, including normal nail care. There is a small concern of exposure to solvents used in nail polish remover, however, so women may wish to minimize or avoid entirely the use of ...Read more


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Will diabetics be able to get manicures and pedicures?

Will diabetics be able to get manicures and pedicures?

Yes: If the person doing it is very experienced, well-trained and careful not to cause any tissue injury. Make sure you discuss all of this with them in advance. ...Read more

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At 39 weeks it safe to get a pedicure and a manicure ?

At 39 weeks it safe to get a pedicure and a manicure ?

Mani/Pedi in preg: Is anything proven to be safe during pregnancy? While nothing in life is 100% safe, i think that if you takd precautions to avoid prolonged exposure to fumes, you should be ok to have a mani/pedi during pregnancy. Let's face it: you want to make yourself look and feel pretty during that grueling last month of pregnancy! ...Read more

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What are the health risks of a pedicure?

What are the health risks of a pedicure?

Infection can be: A risk - especially if equipment is not clean. Injury can also be an issue - such as slicing off a significant depth of skin with a corn husker. ...Read more

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Can I give manicures while pregnant?

Can I give manicures while pregnant?

Yes: The only problems with manicures are the chemical fumes. Just make sure that the area in which you are working is well-ventilated. If you start feeling headachy or dizzy, go get some fresh air. ...Read more

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How healthy is it to have fish pedicure?

How healthy is it to have fish pedicure?

Infection: A fish pedicure is performed when garra rufa (small fish) eat the dead skin off of a person’s feet. It is banned in some states. Sometimes a chinchin is used instead of a garra rufa – their teeth can cause bleeding. Neither the fish nor the pedicure tubs can be properly sanitized between customers and this can lead to infections. It is cruel because the garra rufa only eats skin when starved. ...Read more

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What does a manicure infection look like?

What does a manicure infection look like?

Paronychia: You are probably thinking about paronychia. Wikipedia has a good picture: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/paronychia. ...Read more

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Can I have a shellac manicure while im pregnant?

Can I have a shellac manicure while im pregnant?

Yes: There is no harm in having a manicure or in the use of these products - there is no absorption of anything through the nails themselves. The only problem might be an intolerance of the fumes, so you could ask for a small fan to direct the fumes away from your face. ...Read more