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Does coconut water turn into hemlock?

Does coconut water turn into hemlock?

No: No, coconut water does not turn into hemlock. They are very different substances -- and hemlock is toxic. ...Read more

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


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What should I do if I think I have been poisoned?

What should I do if I think I have been poisoned?

Call Poison Center: Call your local poison center immediately! the state of maryland poison hotline is 1-800222-1222 do it now! ...Read more

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What should I do if i think I have been poisoned?

What to do.: Call either poison control at 1-800-222-1222 or your nearest emergency room. Advise what substance was ingested or inhaled. Follow their guidance. ...Read more

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Is nicotine poison?

Is nicotine poison?

In Kids: Nicotine is known to be very addictive. It is largely found in tobacco plants. It can be acquired through smoking and chewing. It can also be obtained through second-hand smoke. But aside from the common dangers of excessive exposure to nicotine, it can also cause nicotine poisoning. Who are prone to nicotine poisoning? Smokers are found to be prone to various health problems associated to smoking and chewing tobacco. Despite this, they are not that prone to nicotine poisoning. Many of the victims of such poisoning are children since they have low tolerance to such dangerous drug. It has been reported that most of the victims of poisoning are children who are exposed to tobacco, cigarette, nicotine gum, or patches. ...Read more

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What to do for food poison?

What to do for food poison?

Clear liquids: If vomiting is uncontrollable and you cannot hold anything down, may need to go to ed. I see you have a history of gastritis--if vomit is brown or black or looks like coffee grounds you may have bleeding from stomach. Need to go to ed. ...Read more

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How do you get lead poisoning?

How do you get lead poisoning?

Many possibilities. : Lead was used as an additive to paints used in home building years ago & the inhalation of paint dust during renovations, or kids chewing on cribs painted with lead paint provided some. Exposure to clothes of someone working in around lead (battery reclamation) or that from lead paint on decorative dishes were also common. Removal of lead from many of these products has reduced public risk. ...Read more

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How can you get lead poisoning?

Lead in environment: Sources of lead include old paint (babies chewing on windowsills); soil near a highway; pottery with lead based glaze (usually imported); and some toys have been found to have lead based paint (again- imported. Lead based paint is no longer used in the US. ...Read more

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Whats a good remedy for poison?

Whats a good remedy for poison?

Depends: greatly dependent on the poison. By and large, the best remedy is time and supportive care, but that's not a guarantee of revelry. The first step is always remove the patient from the source, some poisons have antidotes and some have some treatment we can use in the short time often ingestion. If you think you're poisoned go see you local toxicologists ...Read more

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