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Oncology (General Cancer)/re:inhaling burnt rubber and teflon fumes by 2 years old child


john wrote at 2013-03-26 02:18:31
When something stays in the body permanently then cancer develops. Like with asbestos. You probably have nothing to worry about. The toxins will probably be all gone in a few months. Just be careful next time and drink a lot of water and get a lot of fiber intake. Don't smoke and drink alcohol.  

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