A 25-year-old member asked:
Who are specialists in poisoning?
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Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
A toxicologist: Toxicologists have fellowship training in the area of toxicology which includes common poisonings. The easiest way to access a toxicologist if you think you have suffered a poisoning is to call your local / regional poison control center.
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Pediatrics 36 years experience
Toxicologists: Physicians with specialty training in dealing with poisonings are toxicologists. However many physicians, internists, ER docs, pediatricians, family practice, are quite comfortable dealing with many of these issues also.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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