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Is pesticide food poisoning serious?

Pesticide food poisoning can be very serious, affecting many of your vital organs and having unforeseen complications. For example, when ingested, herbicides often affect the liver and kidneys with toxic substances. Pesticide poisoning can also lead to cancer, birth defects, and nervous system and endocrine system damage. Individuals with pesticide food poisoning can also go into shock as a symptom, which can lead to death.

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How do medications treat pesticide food poisoning?
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Except in severe cases, doctors do not usually prescribe medication for pesticide food poisoning. Wh...
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Does pesticide food poisoning affect children differently than adults?
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Children are affected by pesticides more often than are adults. Researchers believe this is for two ...
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What causes pesticide food poisoning?
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The main cause of pesticide food poisoning is harmful bacteria that can grow in a pesticide solution...
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How do I manage my pesticide food poisoning on a daily basis?
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