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Lead poisoning -- Saudi Folk Remedies -- Traditional Saudi medicine

Lead poisoning -- Saudi Folk Remedies -- Traditional Saudi medicine: Introduction

Lead poisoning -- Saudi Folk Remedies -- Traditional Saudi medicine: Traditional Saudi medicine is a folk remedy used mainly by Saudi people to treat teething and diarrhea. This folk remedy has the potential to cause lead poisoning due to its relatively high content of 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 -- Saudi Folk Remedies -- Traditional Saudi medicine is available below.

Symptoms of Lead poisoning -- Saudi Folk Remedies -- Traditional Saudi medicine

Treatments for Lead poisoning -- Saudi Folk Remedies -- Traditional Saudi medicine

  • 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 -- Saudi Folk Remedies -- Traditional Saudi medicine

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

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