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Chemical poisoning -- Lead-containing Paint

Chemical poisoning -- Lead-containing Paint: Introduction

Chemical poisoning -- Lead-containing Paint: Lead pain contains lead as well as other harmful chemicals. The lead in the pain is toxic (especially to young children) and ingesting fresh or old paint can cause serious symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chemical poisoning -- Lead-containing Paint is available below.

Symptoms of Chemical poisoning -- Lead-containing Paint

Treatments for Chemical poisoning -- Lead-containing Paint

  • Decontamination, symptomatic and supportive measures
  • Removal of the source of the lead - to avoid further exposure
  • Chelation therapy if serious acute ingestion or if blood lead levels are >45mcg/dL
  • Management of encephalopathy in a critical care unit with adequate airway protection and supportive therapy
  • Long term follow up for detection and management of neurological sequelae
  • more treatments...»

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Prognosis for Chemical poisoning -- Lead-containing Paint: Prognosis varies depending on the type and degree of exposure. Prognosis can be improved by prompt treatment.

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