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I was reading that exposure over time to a chemical used in

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I was reading that exposure over time to a chemical used in dry cleaning (Perc) causes elevated risk of certain cancers, and that includes people living "near" dry cleaners. What does "near" mean? I lived most my life blocks away from a cleaner. Was this
a risk? I suffer from health anxiety, and this started to concern me when I read it.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Is anyone there?
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 2 years ago.
Dear customer,
Since you are asking is anyone there, do you want other experts to answer this question, or you would rather wait?
Expert:  Camille-Mod replied 2 years ago.
Hello,I'm Camille, and I’m a moderator for this topic. I sent your requested Expert ( Doc Phil) a message to follow up with you here, when they are back online.
If I can help further, please let me know. Thank you for your continued patience.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Living near a dry cleaner is ZERO risk.