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Are paint fumes dangerous to kids?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: To everyone
Paint fumes, in concentrated enough and lengthy enough form can harm the body - particularly the liver and sometimes the lung.

In brief: To everyone
Paint fumes, in concentrated enough and lengthy enough form can harm the body - particularly the liver and sometimes the lung.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Depends
The toxicity varies from one type of paint to another.Oil based paints are more toxic than latex.
Much of the paints used today have moved to the less toxic latex varieties which dominate the consumer market.Most parents do not need to worry about having a kid in the house when they paint a room, or to be in it before all the odor is gone. Some kids with asthma could have symptoms from the fumes.

In brief: Depends
The toxicity varies from one type of paint to another.Oil based paints are more toxic than latex.
Much of the paints used today have moved to the less toxic latex varieties which dominate the consumer market.Most parents do not need to worry about having a kid in the house when they paint a room, or to be in it before all the odor is gone. Some kids with asthma could have symptoms from the fumes.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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