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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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What are the symptoms of methanol poisoning?
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Symptoms of methanol poisoning involve many parts of the body and progress with time. The central ne...
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Is there a cure for methanol poisoning?
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Curing a case of methanol poisoning depends on rapid, early treatment. Methanol antidotes, either fo...
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How does methanol poisoning affect the body?
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Methanol has a quick and profound effect on the body. Once ingested, the body changes methanol into ...
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What are the treatment options for methanol poisoning?
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Treatment for methanol poisoning should begin as soon as possible and will usually be done in an int...
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