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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. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Natural Remedies (Definition)

Natural remedies are plant based supplements to help with different symptoms people have. They are found ...Read more


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Will die if we drank nail polish remover?

Nail polish remover: Depends on the quantity. A little can make you very sick. A lot can kill you. Really bad idea to drink it. ...Read more

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Does nail polish remover kill headlice?

Does nail polish remover kill headlice?

Not a good idea.: I appreciate your desire to be ridded of head lice; but nail polish remover contains acetone--not a recommended product for use on hair. Many newer medications for head lice are now available by prescription that are superior to otc products. If you have already used otc--and failed--then call your doctor and request one of the newer rxs. You'll be thankful you did! ...Read more

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Does nail polish remover kill lice?

Does nail polish remover kill lice?

Use lice product: Why don't you use a known lice treatment that is available at any pharmacy? There are several that are proven lice killers, with the instructions included for best results. ...Read more

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Could non acetone nail polish remover kill me, if i drank some of it?

Could non acetone nail polish remover kill me, if i drank some of it?

Poison Control: This is a question for poison control. If you call 1-800-222-1222 they will connect you with your local poison control and help you. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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My fingernails are orange, What would that be from, could it be the finger nail polish remover?

My  fingernails  are orange, What  would  that be from, could  it  be  the finger nail polish remover?

Orange: Yes, it can certainly be from that. Try to avoid colored nail polish till they grow out ...Read more

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Does finger nail polish remover cause numbness to your fingertips?

Does finger nail polish remover cause numbness to your fingertips?

Unlikely: Polish remover is acetone based and dries the skin and should not cause numbness only dryness. ...Read more