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What are the treatments for lead poisoning?

What are the treatments for lead poisoning?

Plumbism: To treat lead poisoning methods include removing the source of lead or removing the person from the lead containing environment. Chelating agents are used to bind the lead in the body and then have them removed from the body. ...Read more

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Dr. Sarandeep Makkar
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Lead Poisoning (Definition)

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


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How can I cure lead poisoning in old people?

1st stop exposure: In addition to stopping the exposure, there are treatments such as chelating agents that can help. ...Read more

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What does absorbic acid treatment for lead poisoning mean?

What does absorbic acid treatment for lead poisoning mean?

Not likely: Asorbic acid or known as vitamin c does not play a therapeutic role in removing lead toxicity. Chelation therapy is required. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for lead poisoning?

Chelation therapy: Preventing further exposure and in severe cases treatment with edta to remove lead from the body. Consult the site below for more information. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/lead-poisoning/fl00068/dsection=treatments-and-drugs. ...Read more

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What is behind the treatment of lead poisoning by penicillamine?

Binding & clearance: Penicillamine binds with the lead in the body and the combination is more easily cleared in the urine. It must be taken for months to clear the lead enough. ...Read more

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What is the rationale behind the treatment of lead poisoning with penicillamine?

Chelation: Penicillamine is a cheating agent which ties up lead so it can be excreted without being toxic ...Read more

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Can soldering around lead cause lead poisoning?

No unless done often: Soldering is where solder is melted by a hot iron and allowed to cool, thus joining 2 pieces of metal, etc. If this is done rarely, like once in a while, it likely won't cause any side effects, even with lead, but if done often, it might cause lead poisoning as the process might cause some of the lead to be melted, if hot enough. Still, lead has a very high melting point, so it must be very hot. ...Read more

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What is lead poisoning in children link to soil?

Flaking lead paint: Soil around old houses contains flakes of house paints that used to contain lead. Children get lead poisoning by eating dirt/soil contaminated with lead. ...Read more

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Help! as artist, I possibly have lead poisoning?

Call Your Doctor: If you have serious concerns, call your doctor. Do not wait for finding answers on a website! ...Read more

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Are children more susceptible to lead poisoning?

Are children more susceptible to lead poisoning?

Yes: Sure. They are the ones picking stuff up off the floor and putting it in their mouths. Adults can also get lead poisoning if they work with lead products, it's fairly prevalent in gunsmiths who pack their own ammo. ...Read more

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Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
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Poisoning (Definition)

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