Lead Poisoning

About- Lead poisoning also called plumbism occurs when lead builds up in the body, often over months or years.
 
Symptoms in children
Lead poisoning Abdominal pain
Lead poisoning Appetite loss
Lead poisoning Behavior problems
Lead poisoning Constipation
Lead poisoning Developmental delay
Lead poisoning Fatigue
Lead poisoning Hearing loss
Lead poisoning Irritability
Lead poisoning Learning difficulties
Lead poisoning Low IQ
Lead poisoning Seizures
Lead poisoning Sluggishness
Lead poisoning Unintended weight loss
Lead poisoning Vomiting
 
Symptoms in Adults
Lead poisoning Abdominal cramps
Lead poisoning Abdominal pain
Lead poisoning Aggressive behavior
Lead poisoning Anemia
Lead poisoning Constipation
Lead poisoning Fatigue
Lead poisoning Foot or ankle drop
Lead poisoning Headache
Lead poisoning High blood pressure
Lead poisoning Irritability
Lead poisoning Joint pain
Lead poisoning Kidney dysfunction
Lead poisoning Loss of appetite
Lead poisoning Memory loss
Lead poisoning Memory or concentration problem
Lead poisoning Miscarriage
Lead poisoning Mood swings
Lead poisoning Muscle pain
Lead poisoning Numbness or tingling
Lead poisoning Premature birth in pregnant women
Lead poisoning Reduced sperm count
Lead poisoning Sleep problems

Causes-
Lead poisoning occurs due to exposure to lead. Common sources of lead include:
Lead poisoning Dust
Lead poisoning House paint
Lead poisoning Jewelry, pottery, and lead figures
Lead poisoning Kohl or kajal eyeliners
Lead poisoning Paint sets and art supplies
Lead poisoning Pipes and sink faucets
Lead poisoning Pottery
Lead poisoning Soil polluted by car exhaust or chipping house paint
Lead poisoning Stained glass
Lead poisoning Storage batteries
Lead poisoning Tobacco smoking
Lead poisoning Toys and household items
Lead poisoning Traditional cosmetics
 
Specialists to visit
Lead poisoning Neurologist
Lead poisoning Toxicologist
Lead poisoning Pediatrician
Lead poisoning Occupational Medicine Doctor

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References
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com

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