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Lead poisoning -- Kuwait Folk Remedies -- Bokhoor

Lead poisoning -- Kuwait Folk Remedies -- Bokhoor: Introduction

Lead poisoning -- Kuwait Folk Remedies -- Bokhoor: Bokhoor is a traditional used mainly by Kuwait people to calm infants - it involves burning wood and lead sulphide and inhaling the fumes that are produced. This practice has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to the relatively high exposure to lead. Children are more susceptible to the effects of lead. The use of folk remedies is still prevalent in some cultures. Lead poisoning can result in serious illness and even death in severe cases. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Lead poisoning -- Kuwait Folk Remedies -- Bokhoor is available below.

Symptoms of Lead poisoning -- Kuwait Folk Remedies -- Bokhoor

Treatments for Lead poisoning -- Kuwait Folk Remedies -- Bokhoor

  • Chelation
  • 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 sequelae such as neurological impairment
  • more treatments...»

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Prognosis for Lead poisoning -- Kuwait Folk Remedies -- Bokhoor

Prognosis for Lead poisoning -- Kuwait Folk Remedies -- Bokhoor: Symptoms are often unnoticed unless more serious lead poisoning occurs. Death due to lead poisoning is considered quite rare.

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