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How is industrial waste poisoning by vinyl chloride treated?

Treatment for industrial waste poisoning by vinyl chloride is focused on the effects of the toxin. There is no antidote, but doctors can successfully treat the symptoms of this condition and most people recover completely. Treatment options include supporting respiratory function by administering oxygen and using inhalation therapy and hospitalization. Because vinyl chloride leaves the body at a rapid rate by breathing and urinating, treatment plans are generally successful and no follow-up is needed.

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