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Do other diseases or conditions affect methanol poisoning?

Those suffering from central nervous system or eye disorders may suffer from more severe cases of methanol poisoning if exposed, since the poison targets those parts of the body. Also, folic acid can help slow the poison of methanol poisoning. For this reason, people with folic acid deficiency may be more susceptible to methanol's toxic effects.

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How does methanol poisoning affect the body?
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Does methanol poisoning affect children differently than adults?
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What causes methanol poisoning?
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What other conditions may resemble methanol poisoning?
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