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What do I need to know about lead poisoning if I am pregnant?
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Simple blood test
There is a simple blood test that you can do to measure your blood lead levels.

In brief: Simple blood test
There is a simple blood test that you can do to measure your blood lead levels.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Lead
Lead is a very toxic metal especially if you got exposed in pregnancy.
Even small amounts of the metal have been reported to be with health effects. It crosses the placenta and can affect the fetus as well. The effect is mainly in the nervous system. They intellectual development may be affected in low dose exposure. Heavy exposure can lead to coma.

In brief: Lead
Lead is a very toxic metal especially if you got exposed in pregnancy.
Even small amounts of the metal have been reported to be with health effects. It crosses the placenta and can affect the fetus as well. The effect is mainly in the nervous system. They intellectual development may be affected in low dose exposure. Heavy exposure can lead to coma.
Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
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