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Could I have lead poisoning if I like to shoot at the shooting range?
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Dr. Tara Passow
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Unlikely
I think it's unlikely unless you are holding lead bullets or shot in your mouth or are eating meat with lead shot still present.

In brief: Unlikely
I think it's unlikely unless you are holding lead bullets or shot in your mouth or are eating meat with lead shot still present.
Dr. Tara Passow
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Unlikely
Before OSHA rules went into effect,the most common group with adult lead poisoning were workers in battery recycling centers where lead was smelted and it entered the air/contaminated their gear. Exposure at an indoor range would be more than if outside.
You could have a simple blood test done if concerned.

In brief: Unlikely
Before OSHA rules went into effect,the most common group with adult lead poisoning were workers in battery recycling centers where lead was smelted and it entered the air/contaminated their gear. Exposure at an indoor range would be more than if outside.
You could have a simple blood test done if concerned.
Dr. James Ferguson
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