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How Long Does Fatigue Associated With Toxic Ingestion Last
Confused. So, if a baby swallowed a toxic button battery that burnt holes in GI tract, how would it be possible to not see symptoms 1 wk post ingestion?
Not that common: Button batteries are bad because the electric current does cause chemical burns in the GI tract. However, it usually only happens if the button is stuck somewhere. If a button keeps moving around and eventually out the anus, there may be no symptoms. Batteries that don't get stuck in the esophagus (and cause burns) usually pass through without burning any holes, but doctors do follow-up carefully. ...Read more
Can asymptomatic liver disease caused by drug overdose present as mental illness due to toxic buildup?
Yes: Our liver is extremely important to keep our bodies in balance. By filtering and "getting rid" of substances that can harm our bodies, a healthy liver contributes to our overall health. Many patients with renal and liver problems, that are not properly treated or diagnosed, usually experience mental changes (in reasoning, memory, judgment,etc), that if left untreated can become permanent. ...Read more
Trying to understand. Button batteries are very toxic if ingested. If they are burning holes in tissue wouldn't you see bad symptoms a week post ingestion?
Ruq point tenderness, mid-back pain, ingestion, fatigue, freq dyspnea, sudden hr/bp/tg incr/ldl drop & weight loss. history prediabetes/rectal ca.Md says tender in liver or stomach. Thoughts on workup/ddx?
No diagnosis for muscles aches, fatigue, and neurological issues. What heavy metals can cause these symptoms? Should I get a toxicity test?
Rarely positive: Heavy metal toxicity can be a cause for muscle weakness but without knowing more information about your case specifically I can't say the likelihood that you'll turn something up.....it's really a pretty rare overall cause to the symptoms you mention. Have you seen a neurologist and/or endocrinologist for your symptoms? ...Read more
How do i find a Dr in RI who believes in Fluoroquinolone toxicity and how to treat it. I live in constant pain and lethargy. Thanks ?
I ingest something toxic ı guess , how can ı throw up? What are the methods vomiting ? ı having a hard time with trying vomit.
Toxic ingestion: Some toxic substances hold more damage when vimitted out. You need to seek help from nearest er. ...Read more
I ingested pesticides when I was a kid I started having difficulty swallowing ,fatigue,discomfort,and burning sensations .wat could this be?
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