Lead Poisoning: Causes, Symptoms, and Diagnosis.
Autism or lead poisoning? David Quick; Mar 31, 2014 Mar 31, 2014; Haddon Allen, now 11, is a heathy, athletic and socially engaged fifth-grader, making A's and B's, at Daniel Island Elementary.
Treatment for lead poisoning depends on how much lead is in the blood. The most important part of treatment is preventing more exposure to lead. A child with a small amount of lead often can be treated easily. As the body naturally gets rid of the lead, the level of lead in the blood falls. Kids with severe cases and extremely high lead levels in their blood will be hospitalized to get a.
Lead poisoning may be caused by exposure (e.g. chewing or ingestion) to deteriorating lead paint in older houses. Occupational exposure to lead in painting, smelting, firearms instruction, automotive repair, brass or cooper foundries, printing, battery manufacturing, mining, brass foundry, gasoline, glass, and bridge, tunnel and elevated highway construction may also occur. Another cause of.
Lead Poisoning occurs due to exposure to the heavy metal lead. The presence of lead in the body above a certain limit is associated with severe health effects.
Lead poisoning is still a problem for Indiana children. What is worse is that the health effects are irreversible but the problem is preventable. If a child is not exposed to lead, then they do not get lead poisoning. Even small amounts of lead can cause learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder, and decreased intelligence; speech, language, and behavior problems; and IQ scores 4-7.
Tetraethyl lead (TEL) poisoning has declined sharply with decreasing consumption of gasoil and other chemicals contained TEL. Here we reported group TEL poisoning in the plastic weaving factory. We investigated 16 cases with the typical nerves disorder which is similar to organotin poisoning, and the result suggested that the poisoning may cause by applied “white oil” contented TEL.
Lead poisoning can lead to several severe medical conditions that can cause long-lasting effects, including developmental delays in children. If the effects of lead poisoning prevent you from being able to work, you or your child may qualify for Social Security Disability benefits.