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I have a 4, 7, 10 yo. i just learned a picture frame and old metal milk jug we have had in our home for 4 years contains lead paint. should i panic?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Not necessarily: It might be a problem if your kids were gnawing on the frame or drinking from the jug. A simple blood test can detect lead exposures of any significance.This was probably already done with some of the kids regular checkups.You can always have them repeated.
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