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causes of chemical poisoning

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Chemical specific: Symptoms would generally occur at the time of exposure and would be directly related to the specific chemical - for example ammonia and chlorine are b ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Vague: Please forgive my frankness. We're all around unwholesome stuff, but there's a cult diagnosis of "chemical poisoning"; people have a variety of nonspe ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
16 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: that depends on the chemical. Read the product label to see what you should do in case of exposure, or call poison control 1-800-222-1222
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
No unless done often: Soldering is where solder is melted by a hot iron and allowed to cool, thus joining 2 pieces of metal, etc. If this is done rarely, like once in a wh ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Household pesticides: Household pesticides rank first by a long shot.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
58 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to say: I would be more concerned about the child chocking on the seeds (or as we in the USA call them, pits) or in a very young child swallowing the pits it ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Bugs and toxins: 1. Live bacteria that grow in the body, e.g., salmonella, shigella, toxigenic e coli. 2. Toxins in the food: e.g., staphylococcus toxin, botulinum to ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Food poisoning: Food poisoning can be caused by bacteria, viruses and toxins in food.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
No: Not directly.

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