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Arsenic gets in the way of the production of ATP which is the molecule that transports energy to your bodies cells. Without the distribution of ATP your body basically just shuts down.

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Why is arsenic bad you?

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What are the symptoms of arsenic?

The symptoms of arsenic poisoning include problems speaking, severe stomach upset and passing out. This can be seen at even the lowest levels of arsenic poisoning.


Symptoms of arsenic poisoning?

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Where do you go to get help with arsenic poisoning?

the hospital


What is the antidote for arsenic poisoning?

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Can penicillin vk be used for arsenic poisoning?

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What are the effects of arsenic poisoning?

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What condition is caused by arsenic poisoning?

People working in pesticide or insecticide, copper smelting, mining industries are at heavy risk of arsenic poisoning. Symptoms of mild arsenic poisoning are headache and drowsiness. Increased poisoning will reflect in hair follicles, fingernail and skin (some kind of pigmentation occurs). Acute poisoning symptoms include blood in the urine, stomach pain, diarrhea, vomiting, hair loss and increased convulsions. The end point of arsenic poisoning is coma or death.


What element can be used as an antidote for arsenic poisoning?

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How did Thomas chatterton die?

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Can arsenic poisoning cause aplastic enema?

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What is an arseniasis?

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What are some of the symptoms of arsenic poisoning?

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What element is used as an antidote for arsenic poisoning?

Se (Selenium).


How did Napoleon Bonapart die?

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Which event would most likely result in arsenic poisoning in the US today?

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Can you get arsenic poisoning from a sewer?

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Is there any historical figures died from arsenic poisoning?

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Which poet died prematurely of arsenic poisoning?

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What heavy metals cause heavy metal poisoning?

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What has the author James C Whorton written?

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How did arsenic get its name?

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