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Heavy Metal Poisoning Symptoms Mayo
None of the above : unless there is a history of exposure to & clinical symptoms of a specific toxicity, except for AAP-recommended lead screening. quackwatch.com/01QuackeryRelatedTopics/Tests/urine_toxic.html describes fraudulent "heavy metal toxicity" panels by proprietary labs. I've had to provide medical expert testimony in cases of State vs. Parents of kids with ASD who had seizures or died during chelation. ...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
Manganese mimics it: Exposure to this in its metal form superficially mimics Parkinsonism. If a chelationist has told you that you have "heavy metal poisoning" just from ordinary things, get a second opinion and be sure any labs come from someplace reputable. If you self-diagnose with a fad / scare "toxicity", you'll never feel well again and will remain under fringe care. The field cries out for better work. Cheers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Potential symptoms R: Eye irritation eye pain eye redness eye burns skin pain skin redness skin burns burning sensation abdominal pain shock sore throat cough shortness of breath labored breathing mouth irritation nose irritation chemical pneumonitis fluid in the lungs pharyngeal swelling narrowed larynx vomiting gastrointestinal tract burns gastrointestinal tract strictures http://www.Rightdiagno. ...Read more
Concentration problems, headaches, and other neurologcial symptoms from toxic black mold exposure, what to do?
Move: Then go through the usual clean up,if possible. Mold has a terrible effect on some people, so get out first, and then deal with the building and all the vicissitudes of undoing and redoing your environment. There are agencies (OSHA) that can help if you have trouble with landlords.. ...Read more
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How does food poisoning work? How long after eating contaminated food would one suffer from the symptoms of food poisoning? What are the symptoms of food poisoning?
Food : Food poisoning is a common condition that results in more than 75 million episodes occur annually in the United States. Close to one in five episodes of diarrhea is likely to be due to a food-borne disease. This means that the average person in the United States will have a food-borne illness once every three to four years. Fortunately, most people recover from an episode of food-borne illness without any long-term complications. The symptoms of food poisoning include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain (often aching or colicky in nature), diarrhea (which may be watery or bloody), fevers and very rarely blurry vision or tingling in arms. Food poisoning can be caused by a wide variety of bacteria, viruses and toxins. Some of the most common causes include e.Coli, salmonella, hepatitis a, norovirus and listeria. Since each of these bacteria or viruses have different pathogenic mechanisms, the onset of symptoms after ingestion can widely vary. In some instances, symptoms can start within minutes of ingestion (e.g. If the food ingested contains pre-formed toxins that have been produced by bacteria) and in others, symptoms may take days to develop as bacteria first have to grow within the gastrointestinal tract. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need more info: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Talk to the doctor who ordered the tests. Having said that, if you do not have symptoms and your WBCs are mostly lymphocytes, it could chronic lymphocytic leukemia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diarrea, feeling sick, severe abdominal pains, lack of energy, headaches all for 7 days. Food poisoning?
Not food poisoning: Food poisoning usually doesn't last more than a day or two. This sounds more like an infection. Any unexplained abdominal pain requrires urgent medical evaluation. In addition to the question, you entered discharge as a condition and abortion as a (recent?) procedure. If vaginal discharge and/or recent abortion, you might have a serious infection. See a doctor or clinic ASAP. Good luck! ...Read more
Could a sed rate be elevated with mercury poisoning from too much tuna (eating a can of tuna everyday for years?) other symptoms: weak & can't walk.
Unlikely: Do you really have mercury poisoning from eating canned tuna? May be a need to contact the epa if this is correct. You could very well possess a peripheral neuropathy, but is your problem localized there or is there a spinal cord issue instead? Sed rate is not usually a marker of poisoning, and may be indicative of a vasculitis or even diabetes. Is your diagnosis truly confirmed? ...Read more
How long after eating possibly contaminated food would one suffer the symptoms of food poisoning?
2-6 hours for staph: Food poisoning is caused by eating contaminated food. Infectious organisms, including various bacteria, viruses and parasites, or their toxins are the causes of food poisoning. When you develop symptoms depends on the exact cause of the food poisoning. One of the common causes of food poisoning is due to toxins produced by bacteria staph aureus especially if food is kept at room temperature. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diagnosed w/food poisoning.Symptoms didnt subside.2nd diagnosis mild hepatomegaly & severe bacterial infection.Did Food poisoning cause liver problem?
Possibly hepatitis: Could be food borne Hep A. You should see a gastroenterologist for a more extensive workup ...Read more
3.5yr old with small fiber neuropathy, high b12, food allergies, normal blood work... What could be the cause? ..Metal exp? Lyme? Guillian barre?
Need more info: Without the ability to examine and have access to all medical history it is impossible to diagnose. See a pediatric neurologist and hope your baby is better soon. ...Read more
Is PDD / PDD-NOS Associated or Indirectly Caused by Lead, mercury And or Other heavy Metal Poisoning ?, Or is this just A Unproven Theory ?
Caveat emptor: The illnesses known to be caused by lead and mercury in children are totally unlike pervasive develemental disorder / autism. There are fringe practitioners and crooked labs that will diagnose "heavy metal poisoning" in anyone and offer a host of unproven remedies. There are unknowns here, but don't let your caring or even a sense of guilt make your a target. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Be VERY careful: Most of the outfits offering "heavy metal testing" are scams, charging outrageous prices for"tests" intended to get you to buy their nutritional supplements, have your fillings removed, and generally suck you into a expensive racket. They exude warmth and this is the one thing that may make you feel better. ...Read more
Why does my menstruation smell like ammonia?
Other symptoms: currently have a cough, exhaustion, headache, heavy bleeding, heavy legs, cramping, 44 yr
How do you recover from mould toxicity? Exposed for 2 months in bedroom. Experiencing dizziness, nausea, fatigue and respiratory problems
Get rid of the mold: Removing the mold or getting away from the source is the solution to the problem. As far as the current symptoms are concerned, it will take time for the effects, whether it be an allergic reaction to the mold spores or actual toxicity, to work their way out of your system. ...Read more
Camping this weekend Very rare steak , medium burgers 30 hrs later bad cramps diarrhea blood mucous in stool. Food poisoning or something else
Severe abdominal pain nausea fever after eating undercooked beef from a sketchy resturaunt could it be ecoli?
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