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What are the symptoms of galvanized metal poisoning

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my dad came home from work, and he was welding in a tight place in a machine for a long time without a mask. he can bearly talk or breath right, and his muscles are all cramping up. he has random spasms where his muscles all tighten up and he can't move. is this galvanized metal poisoning?
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Steve replied 10 years ago.

Hi Miz,

I believe there is a STRONG possibility of Galvanized Metal Pois. in your dad's case. This is VERY serious, and needs emergent tx right away: (Case example)

PLEASE take him to an ER right away (Now)!

Thanks, -Dr. Steve

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