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Urgent! Hand Gel swallowing ..

(7 Posts)
TheLondoner22 Fri 26-Dec-14 11:34:24

Just dialled 111 as 13 Month old has swallowed small amount of hand sanitizer from my DM's handbag (even thou tell EVERY SINGLE TIME) to shut her hand bag - I'm livid at her right now.

111 is calling me back

But anyone else had this & any advice? confused

bonzo77 Fri 26-Dec-14 11:52:54

How much? I suspect the ingredients are water, detergent, fragrance and alcohol. Assuming it was just a mouthful I really wouldn't worry. Maybe give some water / milk to dilute it.

TheLondoner22 Fri 26-Dec-14 11:55:15

Only a tiny amount before I grabbed it!!!!!! It's alcohol mostly & fragrance

bonzo77 Fri 26-Dec-14 12:01:16

I'm sure the baby will be fine. My toddler has eaten hand cream and poo with no ill effects.

CatsClaus Fri 26-Dec-14 12:06:29

I am sure your child won't have ingested much if any...

have you never tasted that stuff on your hands??....it's vile.

crumblebumblebee Fri 26-Dec-14 13:27:10

Please calm down and don't be livid at your mum. That tiny amount will do no harm at all. Honestly, relax, he'll be ok.

TheLondoner22 Fri 26-Dec-14 20:52:42

Ok so all is fine .... was prob more angry at my mum hmm anyway it's ok smile

But seriously why do they eat all the shit you don't want them to eat ..... yet never eat what the hell you want them to eat?!?!?!?

Thanks all

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