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Can radon poisoning affect my unborn child during pregnancy?

Radon poisoning may affect your unborn child. Fetuses exposed to radon in the womb may have an increased risk for lung cancer later in life.

ill prevent them from reaching your baby.

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What household radon levels keep me safe from radon poisoning?
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What are the symptoms of radon poisoning?
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What increases my risk for radon poisoning?
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How can radon exposure affect my risk of developing cancer?
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