Exposure to chemicals as a disease risk factor.
Exposures to chemical or other toxins can clearly create
risks for medical conditions.
Numerous industrial chemicals, minerals, pesticides
or pollutants are associated with disease.
See also risks for alcohol, caffeine and smoking.
see list of conditions below.
Related risk factors: food (38), water (29), caffeine (2), smoking (61), alcohol (36), radiation (23)
Risk Factor Center,
risk factor list
Chemicals/toxins: Diseases list
The following list of medical conditions
have 'Chemicals/toxins' or similar
listed as a risk factor in our database:
... Certain chemicals, Toxins
- Lead poisoning
... lead-glazed pottery containers, lead soldering, lead petrol, lead in soil, lead plumbing
... certain chemicals, Benzene
- Lung cancer
... Asbestos, Radon
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blood and blood products ... type of Blood
blood disorders ... type of Diseases
blood exposure ... type of Blood
blood transfusion (before 1989) ... type of Transfusions
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