Lead poisoning in blood
Had a blood test done recently which included a test for heavy metals and it was found that the lead in the blood was dangerously high. The Blood Element Analysis Profile has stated a value of 417.94 ug/l. What can be done to treat this? Plz provide the contact details of doctors for the same.
Doctor Answers (1) on Lead poisoning in blood
hello der Chelation therapy. In this treatment, you take a medication that binds with the lead so that it's excreted in your urine. EDTA therapy. Doctors treat adults with lead levels greater than 45 mcg/dL of blood with one or more of three drugs, most commonly a chemical called ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA). Depending on your lead level, you may need more than one treatment. In such severe cases, however, it may not be possible to reverse damage that has already occurred. consult physician for further evaluation and treatment.
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