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What are risks of lead exposure?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Neurotoxin

Lead is a toxin to the nervous system. Lead can cause peripheral nerve damage, brain swelling, seizures, headaches, learning disability, death.

In brief: Neurotoxin

Lead is a toxin to the nervous system. Lead can cause peripheral nerve damage, brain swelling, seizures, headaches, learning disability, death.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Lead exposure

cdc.gov/lead is a good reference.

In brief: Lead exposure

cdc.gov/lead is a good reference.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Brain damage

Lead is a poison that interferes with normal metabolism, particularly in the brain, resulting in various forms of mental deficit.

In brief: Brain damage

Lead is a poison that interferes with normal metabolism, particularly in the brain, resulting in various forms of mental deficit.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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