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What are the different effects of lead poisoning?

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
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In brief: Multiple

The three major systems affected by lead are - the brain, gastrointestinal and hemopoesis (bone marrow and peripheral blood).
Bones is another body tissue that can be affected. Brain damage will be manifested with mental retardation of different degree. Gastrointestinal - constipation, if acutely poisoned, vomiting, pain. Blood - anemia.

In brief: Multiple

The three major systems affected by lead are - the brain, gastrointestinal and hemopoesis (bone marrow and peripheral blood).
Bones is another body tissue that can be affected. Brain damage will be manifested with mental retardation of different degree. Gastrointestinal - constipation, if acutely poisoned, vomiting, pain. Blood - anemia.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: Lead poisoning

Effects include headaches, brain swelling, damage to peripheral nerves, disorder of balance, altered mental status with easy fatigue, kidney damage.
In children, it may be associated with hyperactive behavior and learning problems.

In brief: Lead poisoning

Effects include headaches, brain swelling, damage to peripheral nerves, disorder of balance, altered mental status with easy fatigue, kidney damage.
In children, it may be associated with hyperactive behavior and learning problems.
Dr. William Singer
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