Chronic mercury poisoning

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What is chronic mercury poisoning?

Exposure to the heavy metal mercury can have long term health effects. Exposure may occur through diet, from medications, from the environment, or in the course of work or play. The impact of mercury exposure varies according to the total dose absorbed.

Common symptoms reported by people with chronic mercury poisoning

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for chronic mercury poisoning

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Compare treatments taken by people with chronic mercury poisoning

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Who has chronic mercury poisoning on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 10 say chronic mercury poisoning is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 1
40s 4
50s 1
60s 11
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 2
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 6
Female 15

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 3
Not Diagnosed 4

These charts show data from chronic mercury poisoning patients who have completed their condition history
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