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Things doctors refuse to have in their homes

The Active Times Logo By Hristina Byrnes of The Active Times | Slide 1 of 15: Health experts – whether in the ER, general practitioners, ophthalmologists or surgeons – probably have very high tolerance for ghastly scenes and horrific experiences.Some serious accidents can be caused by everyday items like expired medication and button batteries.So what are some precarious products even doctors won’t allow in their homes?“It depends on who lives in the house,” Dr. Boyan Hadjiev, board-certified in Internal Medicine and Allergy and Immunology. “Some items are more dangerous than others when kids are younger than 6 or 7,” he adds.Microwaves come up a lot in conversations about unhealthy products, but everybody uses them every once in a while. Wild animals are an obvious no-no, but some essential items in your house may be putting you at risk.

Things doctors refuse to have in their homes

As any health expert can tell you, seemingly harmless everyday items like expired medication and button batteries can cause accidents with serious medical implications.

So what are some precarious products even doctors won’t allow in their homes?

“It depends on who lives in the house,” Dr. Boyan Hadjiev, board-certified in Internal Medicine and Allergy and Immunology. “Some items are more dangerous than others when kids are younger than 6 or 7."

The following essential items in your house may be putting you and your family at risk.

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