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If a person dies from arsenic poisoning what would be obvious symptoms?

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Dr. Troy Ross
Occupational Medicine 25 years experience
A complicated issue: Arsenic is a toxic metal, but there are different forms that effect us in different ways. It also matters whether the exposure is ingestion vs skin vs breathing. There are also different effects from large acute exposure vs small chronic exposures. Go to this website to learn more - https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxprofiles/tp2.pdf

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