What is radiation poisoning?
An illness caused by an overdose of ionizing radiation. Early symptoms include skin burns resembling bad sunburn, nausea, vomiting, and explosive diarrhea. Later symptoms include hair loss, immune system failure (and uncontrollable infections), and death. If you recover there is a greatly increased chance of cancer and other complications in the long term.
Individual sensitivity Radiation dose absorbed type of radiation Radiation sickness varies based on the amount of expsure of radiation and how particular person's body reacts to the radiation poisoning. It also depends on how the radiation poisoning entered the body: Oral, inhalation or total body exposure.
Negative of the radio are the radiation effects that affect of radiation Two ways in which radiation can hurt people are radiation poisoning and cancer from radiation. Radiation poisoning occurs when a person is exposed to large amounts of radiation. to get an idea of how much 300 rem is, it might help to know that we are exposed to about 0.2 rem each year just by living our normal lives. A person who received…