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Why Does Spraying Insecticide Make My Mouth Numb Or Seem Metallic
Inhalation: Youre inhaling the aerosol. Wear a mask! ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
How much insecticide can harm an infant? Abit was sprayed in the house. Though the packaging says "safe even for babies", i'm still worried.
Use it sparingly: Use of insecticides can be done for babies as young as 2 months old. Use them sparingly -- use deet conc of only 10-30% max. Keep away from mouth. You may apply to clothing. Natural products like oil of lemon eucalyptus can also be used. For any products, best to spay or apply to a cloth and then apply to skin. Infrequent sparingly used insecticides will not be a problem! ...Read more
How long does in-door insecticide stay in the house after they have been sprayed? Will they breakdown and disappear?
Depends on incectici: It would be easier for you to research the internet to get the answer to this question, since we are not chemists and will know very little about incecticides. Besides, the brand of incecticide will matter since there are different chemicals used in each one and each one is utilized and broken down differently. ...Read more
Can a small amount of insecticide sprayed at a corner of room drift to fill the rest of the room and other parts of the house?
Likely no: When i was pregnant, my father in law sprayed some insecticide on my window sill and i was afraid for days, so i know what you're going through. Likely this small amount of insecticide isn't capable of drifting to fill the rest of room, and definitely not other parts of the house. I'm guessing that the spray stayed for the most part on the floor or carpet where it was put. Not to worry! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Baygone was sprayed 1.5m away from a big box of flash cards belonging to my 9 months old. Box was closed, any likelihood of insecticide sipping through?
Wipe: There is always a chance. I would recomend to wipe them off. ...Read more
My husband sprayed aerosol insecticide 1.5 meters from a toy. Is it still safe to let my 9 months old baby play with that toy?
Wash: I would thoroughly wash the toy before usage.Then should be ok. ...Read more
What if I have numbness in my brain that travels , dry mouth, metal taste in mouth, pressure in eyes, watery eyes, ear hurts, hollucinating?
I Was cleaning with lycol and have a cold. I forgot i sprayed the lycol and breathed some of it in though my mouth. I'm 5 weeks. Did i do damage?
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