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    Is accidental ingestion of gasoline harmful?

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Posted on Tue, 18 Jul 2017 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: Can touching your jacket with hands used to pump gasoline into car, then touching jacket & eating food and touching your skin be harmful? I also had to wear that jacket for about 12 hours. Can this cause any changes in your face or voice or have other health effects? Thinking this is a paranoid thought.
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 52 minutes later
Brief Answer:
No need to worry,no adverse effects will occur

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for being at HealthcareMagic
I have gone through your complaints and understand your concern.
You don't have to worry as this won't have any adverse effect on your voice, face or any other health implications.
Be careful in future to wash your hands before eating food when you are dealing gasoline.
Regards
Dr Asmeet
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Remy Koshy
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Follow up: Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 11 hours later
The situation described above about gasoline can't cause any changes in shape or position of face or facial features(eyes, nose, etc) or other physical changes to face?
It wouldn't cause more unevenness or asymmetry of the face, right?
Thanks!
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Won't cause changes in shape or position of face or facial features

Detailed Answer:
The situation described above won't cause changes in shape or position of face or facial features.
It won't cause unevenness or asymmetry of face.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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