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What happens if you swallow lice shampoo?

What happens if you swallow lice shampoo?

Deliberate or: accidental? Call 1-800-222-1222 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to reach any poison control center in the United States. You will be connected with an expert who will direct you how to proceed. Please have all product information available when you call. I would encourage going to ER. ...Read more

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What could happen if you swallow lice shampoo?

What could happen if you swallow lice shampoo?

Call Poison Center: Right away. You can call 24/7 for free at 1-800-222-1222. Ensure that you have product information available when calling. ...Read more

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Do you have to do anything if a child that swallows a spoonful of hair shampoo and/or conditioner?

Do you have to do anything if a child that swallows a spoonful of hair shampoo and/or conditioner?

No: Soap (shampoo) is not harmful (usually) if swallowed and particularly in such a small amount. But learn from this that children will try or taste just about anything and it is our responsibility to prevent this. Always be aware. ...Read more

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I accidentally swallowed a dime. What should I do?

I accidentally swallowed a dime. What should I do?

Swallowing a Dime: Usualy a dime will pass through without any ill effects . Are you sure it was a dime - if it was a thin wafer-type battery it could cause lots of harm. ? ...Read more