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Use of markers on lips by a child - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi , on a lip marker and they didn't have any specification about ingredients. After 20min she was complainting about her mouth bothering her.... she's acting fine now (it's been 2 hours). Should I be concerned about something getting in her blood if it's toxic?
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User :   My daughter was trying to color her lips with markers and it didn't say if they were toxic or not. After few minutes she was complaining about her lips and mouth bothering her
User :   I wahsed really good and now she's acting fine!
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   Should I be concerned?
Doctor :   You need not be concerned, as she is fine after you have washed the lipstick
User :   it wasn't lipstick, it was markers... I don't know if they were toxic
Doctor :   I mean lip markers.
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