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Could I Have Lead Poisoning If I Like To Shoot At The Shooting Range
usually done at 1 year routinely.gives us the level of lead the child is exposed to ..if greater than5 microgram/deciliter can cause silent ireversable brain damage if left untreatec lead is is a heavy metal can damage other body tissues lead is quite commonly seen i many everyday things surrounding ...Read more
Unlikely: Lead paint, lead pipes, and the like, may result in an increased lead level -- but it is not something that stays with you forever. In general, lead poisoning or toxicity has to have a sudden large insult, or a prolonged, low level of exposure of years. Unless you were licking the paint, your exposure risk is probably very low. ...Read more
Blood level: Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and mental changes. A complete blood count will show anemia. A blood level will determine if there is a poisoning which can be treated by chelation therapy which over time will bind up the lead. Lead poisoning is the most common heavy metal toxin. It can come from ingestion of lead paint, water from lead pipes and leaded gasoline. ...Read more
Lead poisoning: Yes with proper treatment with a chelating agent like EDTA ...Read more
Do you know if i could get lead poisoning from herbalife? What are the symptoms and how do I get tested?
Don't worry: Herbalife is a big-big-money multilevel marketing scheme offering products that i think most healthtap physicians wouldn't recommend. From my reading, the allegations of lead in the products were brought by a single career criminal for whatever reason. If you want to be tested for lead poisoning, any physician can do it. ...Read more
Yes, work relTed lea: Occupational lead poisoning is the most common cause of lead poisoning in adults .the exposure to leads may come from handling lead batteries , lead based paint . Car radiators etc . Even people who live in very old houses which may still have lead based paint can cause lead poisoningd. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely an isssue: Lead toxicity comes from inhaling lead dust or fumes and or ingesting it from contaminated dinnerware or paint chips. It is a danger in battery reclamation facilities where the lead blades of the batteries are recycled. Without proper safety wear, these folks got sick and carry the dust home on their clothes, contaminating their family.I can't see a cut having anything to do with it. ...Read more
No: There are potentially toxic materials in SOME nail polishes, toluene, formaldehyde and DBP. The industry has been moving away from these chemicals and coming up with non toxic formulations. Nail polish manufactured in the United States does not have lead. There has been lead found in polish from Taiwan. ...Read more
Toxic ingestion (also called "poisoning") is a condition in which a person has eaten or drank a substance that causes ill symptoms or damage to his body. Taking an overdose of a medicine, taking any dose of a poison, drinking too much vodka, or accidentally drinking antifreeze . . . are all ...Read more
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