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Will often smelling rubbing alcohol harm my unborn baby?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: "Sniff" test

If you are smelling rubbing alcohol when it is applied to an area on the body therapeutically in a well ventilated area, no.
If you are "sniffing" alcohol as a practice then the answer is yes, that could be harmful.

In brief: "Sniff" test

If you are smelling rubbing alcohol when it is applied to an area on the body therapeutically in a well ventilated area, no.
If you are "sniffing" alcohol as a practice then the answer is yes, that could be harmful.
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