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If a person gets lead stuck in their arm will they get lead poisoning?

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Dr. Gregory Mosolf
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In brief: Pencil "lead"?

I am assuming you mean a pencil "lead" breaking off under the skin.
If that is not correct let me know. A pencil "lead" is not lead, but actually a form of carbon called graphite. So they will not get lead poisoning.

In brief: Pencil "lead"?

I am assuming you mean a pencil "lead" breaking off under the skin.
If that is not correct let me know. A pencil "lead" is not lead, but actually a form of carbon called graphite. So they will not get lead poisoning.
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