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Encyclopedia > Poisoning
  • For biological toxicity, see toxin and poison.
  • For use of the term in reference to catalysts, see there;
  • For use of the term in reference to fissionable material, see nuclear reactor;
  • If you want more information on poisoning call your local poison control center;
  • If you believe you have been poisoned, seek medical help immediately. Speed is often critical in poisoning cases.

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MedlinePlus: Poisoning (334 words)
A poison is any substance that is harmful to your body.
The dangers of poisoning range from short-term illness to brain damage, coma and death.
To prevent poisoning it is important to use and store products exactly as their labels say.
Poisoning (1943 words)
The type of poison, the amount and time of exposure, and the age, size, and health of the victim are all factors which determine the severity of symptoms and the chances for recovery.
Symptoms of plant poisoning range from irritation of the skin or mucous membranes of the mouth and throat to nausea, vomiting, convulsions, irregular heartbeat, and even death.
The outcome of poisoning varies from complete recovery to death, and depends on the type and amount of the poison, the health of the victim, and the speed with which medical care is obtained.
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