ARSENIC POISONING

SYMPTOMS AND DISEASE—Confusion, headaches, drowsiness, convulsions, vomiting, muscle cramps, diarrhea, bloody urine, and gastrointestinal problems. Alopecia, constipation, delayed healing of skin problems, edema, burning and tingling, and stomatitis. The lungs, skin, and liver are primarily affected.

WHERE FOUND—Herbicides, slug poisons, pesticides, beer, water, table salt, seafood, tobacco smoke, laundry aids, smog, dolomite, and bone meal. Copper smelting, mining shafts, sheep dipping.

SOLUTIONS—Read labels and use nothing containing arsenic. Avoid arsenic sources and environments.

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