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Kandu-induced lead poisoning

Kandu-induced lead poisoning: Introduction

Kandu-induced lead poisoning: Kandu (red powder) is a folk remedy used mainly by Asian and Indian people to treat intestinal problems. 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 Kandu-induced lead poisoning is available below.

Symptoms of Kandu-induced lead poisoning

Treatments for Kandu-induced lead poisoning

  • 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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Kandu-induced lead poisoning: Complications

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Causes of Kandu-induced lead poisoning

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Prognosis for Kandu-induced lead poisoning

Prognosis for Kandu-induced lead poisoning: Symptoms are often unnoticed unless more serious lead poisoning occurs. Death due to lead poisoning is considered quite rare.

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More information about Kandu-induced lead poisoning

  1. Kandu-induced lead poisoning: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Home Testing
  6. Complications
  7. Prognosis

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