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Signs of mercury poisoning

PRIMARY SIGNS OF MERCURY POISONING

METAL TASTE

HEADACHE

LACK OF APPETITE

PAIN ON SWALLOWING

GENERAL WEAKNESS

EXCESSIVE SALIVATION

GUM INFLAMMATION AND BLEEDING

NAUSEA, VOMITING

SECONDARY SIGNS OF MERCURY POISONING

INCREDIBLE PAIN IN THE STOMACH

MUCOUS DIARRHEA WITH BLOOD

COUGH, SHORTTHESS OF BREATH

INFLAMMATION OF THE LUNG TISSUE

QATAR RESPIRATORY

CHEST PAIN

STRONG CHILLS, BODY TEMPERATURE UP TO 38-40℃

DETECTION OF HAZARDOUS METAL IN URINE TESTS

ALL OF THE SYMPTOMS LISTED ARE THE SAME FOR ADULTS AND CHILDREN

NOTE

The child’s body is too weak to withstand the harmful effects of mercury on his health. Intoxication in children occurs with more vivid symptoms much faster than in adults, and requires immediate medical attention.

MERCUALISM

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A person can be regularly exposed to mercury vapors and compounds without being aware of the danger. Within several years of such close contact with an aggressive environment, a sufficient amount of toxic metal is concentrated in the body for the development of mercurialism – chronic mercury poisoning..

You can identify this disease by the following signs: 

  • fatigue;
  • causeless drowsiness;
  • general weakness;
  • dizziness;
  • migraine;
  • psycho-emotional disorders: impaired attention, memory, thinking, uncontrolled irritability.

 
The most striking manifestations of mercurialism include:

  • “mercury tremor”, i.e. trembling of hands, feet, lips and eyelids with strong emotional experiences;
  • enlargement of the thyroid gland;
  • irregular heartbeat and blood pressure.

Consequences of mercury vapor poisoning

  1. Mental disorders.
  2. Weakening of all bodily functions.
  3. The occurrence of intrauterine pathologies in pregnant women.
  4. Fatal outcome.

The most dangerous concentration of mercury vapor in residential premises and industries.
People exposed to such danger can lose their physical and mental health.

Attention!

If any mercury-containing device (thermometer, fluorescent lamp, etc.) breaks into the room, it is urgent to remove all people from it, call mercury cleaning specialists and conduct a control check of the rooms for the presence of vapors of this metal.

 

Dangerous for life and health:

  1. Self-cleaning of mercury balls.
  2. Self-disposal of broken appliances.
  3. Hoping for cross-ventilation.

Only specialists of an accredited laboratory can clean and check the premises for the concentration of mercury in the air.
In St. Petersburg, these services are provided by the Expert Mercury service

Call an Expert:
тел.309-13-43
Remember!

Normative indicators when measuring mercury vapor should not exceed 0.0003 mg/m3.

Treatment for mercury poisoning

Treatment of mercury intoxication requires an exclusively professional approach and cannot be carried out independently. For this, the person is sent to the hospital..

If poisoning with a poisonous metal is of a chronic nature, then a sanatorium course and a mandatory change of job are recommended for the patient for rehabilitation.

The list of medicines includes:

  • zosterin ultra;
  • unithiol;
  • methionine;
  • taurine;
  • dimercaptosuccinic acid, etc..
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Expert opinion:

Mercury vapor is very toxic and especially dangerous for children, pregnant women, people of any age with a history of chronic diseases. If you have times of fumes can special service. Before the arrival of a specialist Eliminate amateur activities, take out all the people, close the door tightly. If mercury comes into contact with the skin, rinse the skin with plenty of water. laundry soap, at least 10-15 minutes. If any symptoms appear (headache, nausea, metallic taste) – consult a doctor.
Infectious disease physician 
Evgenia Markova

Mercury and its vapors are especially dangerous in residential and enclosed spaces..
Do not do it yourself, call the experts

note!

With mercury poisoning, a pregnant woman experiences symptoms similar to toxicosis. To avoid additional worries, take care of the cleanliness of the apartment, call the experts in advance, check the housing for the presence of mercury vapor.

In a room where a thermometer or a fluorescent lamp has broken, it is dangerous for pregnant women, children, like everyone else, to be life and health. This can cause severe pathologies of the fetus or lead to its loss.

The danger of mercury during pregnancy: symptoms and consequences.

During pregnancy, the female body mobilizes all forces to protect and develop the fetus. The expectant mother becomes defenseless against any danger. If mercury vapor intoxication is allowed at this time, her health and that of the unborn child may be seriously affected..

Symptoms of mercury poisoning during pregnancy:

  • weakness, apathy, lethargy;
  • drowsiness, loss of energy;
  • lack of appetite;
  • abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting;
  • headaches, dizziness, migraine;
  • shortness of breath, sore throat;
  • metallic taste on tongue and gums.

Any intoxication causes a response of the body, which is aimed at reducing risks to human health. Cases of mercury poisoning require special attention and decisive action. They directly lead to kidney failure and can be fatal..

Consequences of mercury poisoning during pregnancy.
What threatens intoxication with “living silver” during pregnancy?

  1. Damage to the kidneys, liver, gallbladder.
  2. Development of hypertension.
  3. Miscarriage in early and late pregnancy.
  4. Mercury concentration in the placenta: the fetus does not receive enough oxygen, hypoxia begins, which leads to serious physical and mental pathologies.
  5. A negative impact on the development of the central nervous system leads to increased excitability, can cause severe mental pathologies..

Minamata disease

The most striking example of mercury poisoning in history is the Minamata disease, which struck the inhabitants of one of the regions of Japan in the middle of the 20th century. The cause of this tragedy in 1956 was the negligence of the management of one of the companies, which allowed the release of mercury-containing waste into the ocean. As a result, tens of thousands of victims.


 A smart mother is a healthy child

Every future mother, from the moment of conception, is responsible not only for herself, but also for the health of her unborn child. Therefore, long before his birth, she must take care of the cleanliness and safety of her home (especially if it is removable). Today, you can check any apartment for the presence of poisonous metal vapors and carry out demercurization of the premises in order to prevent mercury poisoning during pregnancy and after the birth of a child.

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