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Can you tell me the symptoms of lead poisoning in adult men?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Vague: The lead line is seldom seen now that oral hygiene is fairly good. Weakness and simply feeling unwell precede the classic wrist-drop and walking problems. If you have any reason to believe you have been exposed, get with your physician now for lab testing.
Answered on Dec 28, 2013

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