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What do I need to know about caring for someone with poisoning?

If you are caring for someone who has been poisoned, you should first get them medical care. If they have already been treated by a doctor and are now recovering, the best thing you can do is make sure to avoid any further exposure to the poison. Keep poisons out of reach or locked up. If someone has poisoned themselves intentionally, you should have them evaluated by a mental health professional.

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