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What are the symptoms of mercury poisoning?

What are the symptoms of mercury poisoning?

Mercury poisoning : Symptoms of mercury poisoning can vary greatly and mimic many acute diseases. Cardiovascular symptoms have been reported with acute poisoning. The most common symptoms are neurological: tingling or loss of sensation in the extremities, mental disorientation, ringing in the ears, tremors, etc. ...Read more

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Dr. Edward Fritz
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Mercury Poisoning (Definition)

It was popularized in alice in wonderland by the mad hatter. Mercury was used to help shape hats, i was told. It can be found in fish (tuna, halibut, king mackerel, tilefish, shark, swordfish & salmon), release from burning of fossil fuels especially coal, fluorescent light bulbs, some in dental fillings, old thermometers ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of mercury poisoning?

What are the symptoms of mercury poisoning?

See below: Please consult this site for reliable information: https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/002476.htm ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of mercury poisoning?

Some types: Symptoms can include sensory impairment (vision, hearing, speech), disturbed sensation, lack of coordination, red cheeks, nose & lips, loss of hair, teeth, nails, rashes, increased sensitivity to light, fibromyalgia, headaches, kidney dysfunction to name some... ...Read more

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I ate a tuna fish sandwich for lunch that was ablcoure white. And then ate a bug pice of talepea for dinner could I have gave myself mercury poisoning? What are the symptoms

Mercury poisoning : from what you had today, you will not develop mercury poisoning. But you are right, source for Mercury poisoning is from fish. Still very rare disease. Symptoms for Mercury poisoning are mostly neurological including sensory impairment, confusion, numbness and etc. it can lead to death. But today's consumption will unlikely lead to Mercury poisoning. ...Read more

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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

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Is mercury poisoning reversible?

BAL: Yes, using chelation therapy and bal (dimercaprol). Make sure that you really have mercury poisoning by getting confirmation from your internist. For more information start here: http://www.Emedicinehealth.Com/mercury_poisoning/article_em.Htm. ...Read more

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How should I treat mercury poisoning?

Mercury Poison: You would need to see a specialist who is knowledgeable about heavy metal chelation. This can be done orally or by IV treatments depending on the severity. It should be done slowly and carefully to prevent severe side effects and injury. Avoidance of the exposure is also necessary to keep the levels down. Seafood may be a source of mercury poisoning. ...Read more

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How do you address mercury poisoning?

Www.IAOMT.org: Many biological or holistic dentists have a lot of knowledge about this... As treating mercury poisoning may require a combination of treatments, it is a good idea to seek advice and doctors on www.Iaomt.Org - it is a good place to begin. Many md's, do's, or naturopaths are experienced in detoxing patients with mercury issues and they work with holistic dentists to safely detox patients. ...Read more

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Could you recover from mercury poisoning?

Depends on dose/age: Mercury is more toxic in organic form than elemental form and much more detrimental to fetus/infants than adults. There are medications that can bind to mercury and remove it from body if an adult is exposed to elemental Hg, not much can be done for fetus/infant exposed to organic Hg. ...Read more

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How long does mercury poisoning take to heal?

Mercury poisoning: There is no good answer for that. Probably about a year is a good time frame to expect when detoxifying from mercury poisoning. ...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