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What is the treatment for moth ball addiction?
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
In brief: Moth ball addiction
Is very dangerous.
Inhalation of moth ball vapor or licking/ ingesting moth balls can have severe health consequences. Strongly encourage comprehensive medical evaluation to determine health status and working with an addiction psychiatrist.Mothballs are usually all active ingredient ; are composed of either paradichlorobenzene or napthlene. They dissolve from a solid to a vapor which is toxic.

In brief: Moth ball addiction
Is very dangerous.
Inhalation of moth ball vapor or licking/ ingesting moth balls can have severe health consequences. Strongly encourage comprehensive medical evaluation to determine health status and working with an addiction psychiatrist.Mothballs are usually all active ingredient ; are composed of either paradichlorobenzene or napthlene. They dissolve from a solid to a vapor which is toxic.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Inhaling mothball vapor = breathing insecticide. There are problems w acute & toxic exposure. See http://npic.orst.edu/factsheets/naphtech.html#acute & http://npic.orst.edu/factsheets/PDBtech.html#chronic.
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