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Glossary for Chemical burn -- ingestion

  • Accident or injury conditions: Medical conditions caused by accidents or physical injuries.
  • Chemical burn: A chemical burn is a burn caused by a chemical. Symptoms vary depending on the chemical, the part of the body affected and the duration of the exposure to the chemical. Rapid first aid following exposure can limit the damage caused by the chemical. Chemical burns can occur when certain chemicals are accidentally swallowed, spilt on the skin, splashed in the eyes or even breathed in the case of chemical gases.
  • Chemical-related conditions: Medical conditions related to chemicals and toxin exposures.
  • Death: The cessation of life
  • Digestive Diseases: Diseases that affect the digestive system
  • Drooling: Excessive saliva in the mouth.
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding: Internal bleeding in the digestive tract
  • Headache: In medicine a headache or cephalalgia is a symptom of a number of different conditions of the head and sometimes neck. Some of the causes are benign while others are medical emergencies. It ranks among the most common pain complaints
  • Heart attack: Serious and often fatal acute heart condition
  • Hoarse: Hoarseness or loss of voice
  • Mouth swelling: The occurrence of swelling that is located in the mouth
  • Pain conditions: Diseases characterized by pain and pain-like symptoms.
  • Seizures -- intellectual deficit due to hydroxylysinuria: A rare syndrome characterized by mental retardation, seizures and high levels of hydroxylysine in the urine.
  • Stomach pain: The occurrence of pain located in the stomach
  • Stridor: A harsh high pitched breath sound
  • Work-related conditions: Medical conditions related to a person's work or occupation, such as workplace chemical exposures.


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