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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jess Crosier
30 years experience in Pathology
Lead: Ingestion of ANY amount of Pb.

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
Lead poisoning: In most cases of lead poisoning, removal from exposure is the only therapy needed. If blood lead levels exceed a certain concentration, chelation ther ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
Lead pipes: In older homes may still exist so yes.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience in Pediatrics
No: They do not contain lead.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Many possibilities. : Lead was used as an additive to paints used in home building years ago & the inhalation of paint dust during renovations, or kids chewing on cribs pai ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Lead in environment: Sources of lead include old paint (babies chewing on windowsills); soil near a highway; pottery with lead based glaze (usually imported); and some toy ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Not a matter for : Self treatment. Lead poisoning may require chelation therapy, please consult your doctor. For more information on prevention, symptoms etc see this s ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Investigate: First, investigate the environment and try to determine where th lead came from. If the poisoning is severe, IV medications (chelating agents) can hel ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience in Pediatric Pulmonology
M.D. visit: Lead is an environmental toxin and measurements of high levels in the bloodstream require treatment. Avoiding the source of lead, having your home and ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
7 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Lead poisoning in adults commonly causes headache, memory loss, anemia, and defects in the nervous system that can lead to muscle weakness. High enoug ... Read More
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