Should I talk to my doctor about mercury poisoning symptoms?

You should absolutely talk to your doctor immediately if you have any symptoms of mercury poisoning. Women who are pregnant or intend to become pregnant or who are nursing a baby should see a doctor as soon as possible. You should take children to a doctor immediately if they have any symptoms of mercury poisoning. It might be a good idea to also make an appointment with a doctor or healthcare facility with special expertise in assessing exposure to hazardous materials.

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