Prevention of poisoning is the best method of treating poisoning. Your child can be poisoned by swallowing, injecting, breathing in, or after being exposed to a poisonous substance. In treatment of poisoning, speed is crucial, but it is important to take the right action as well.
If your child suddenly becomes sick for no obvious reason, suspect poisoning. In case of poisoning it is important to determine
At times, symptoms of poisoning may take time before it develops. However, if you suspect poisoning do not wait for symptoms to appear before consulting a doctor. In case your child is unconscious, or is having trouble breathing, or convulsions, give first aid without delay. First aid in poisoning before actual medical help can save your child’s life.
In case of poisoning, before you start first aid inform someone and call your local drug information center for advice.
Even if your child appears perfectly fine, consult a doctor. However, make sure you
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Food poisoning in most cases is not serious, and the symptoms improve in 24-48 hours. If complications develop, the illness may have a longer course.read more