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What is Chemical poisoning -- Button batteries?

What is Chemical poisoning -- Button batteries?

  • Chemical poisoning -- Button batteries: Button batteries are small round, button-shaped batteries used in various products such as watches and calculators. Generally, swallowing the batteries will cause no problems unless it becomes stuck in the gastrointestinal tract. The batteries may also be shoved up the nose by children which can cause respiratory problems depending on how far the battery is pushed and how long it remains undetected. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure.

Chemical poisoning -- Button batteries: Introduction

Types of Chemical poisoning -- Button batteries:

Broader types of Chemical poisoning -- Button batteries:

How serious is Chemical poisoning -- Button batteries?

Prognosis of Chemical poisoning -- Button batteries: Prognosis can be improved by prompt treatment.

What causes Chemical poisoning -- Button batteries?

Causes of Chemical poisoning -- Button batteries: see causes of Chemical poisoning -- Button batteries

What are the symptoms of Chemical poisoning -- Button batteries?

Symptoms of Chemical poisoning -- Button batteries: see symptoms of Chemical poisoning -- Button batteries

Chemical poisoning -- Button batteries: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Chemical poisoning -- Button batteries.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Chemical poisoning -- Button batteries: Toxicologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Chemical poisoning -- Button batteries.
Treatments for Chemical poisoning -- Button batteries: see treatments for Chemical poisoning -- Button batteries

Name and Aliases of Chemical poisoning -- Button batteries

Main name of condition: Chemical poisoning -- Button batteries

Other names or spellings for Chemical poisoning -- Button batteries:

Button battery poisoning, Button battery exposure, Watch battery poisoning, Disc battery poisoning

 

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