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Mercury Poisoning (cont.)

Mercury Poison Treatment

Self-Care at Home

Other than avoiding potential sources of mercury poisoning, there is no major role for self-care at home. However, in the prevention section below, precautionary actions are listed to help prevent exposure to forms of mercury at home and elsewhere.

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