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Check Your Symptoms
First aid home treatment measures for suspected poisoning
Call a poison control center, hospital, or doctor immediately. The United States National Poison Control Hotline phone number is 1-800-222-1222. Have the poison container with you so you can give complete information to the poison control center. Do not try to make the person vomit. If your poison control center recommends vomiting for a specific substance, follow their guidelines.
The poison control center will be able to help you quickly if you have the following information ready:
If the poison control center recommends medical evaluation, take the product container or substance and any stomach contents that the person vomited to help doctors determine the seriousness of the poisoning.
Symptoms to watch for during home treatment
Follow the instructions you received from your doctor or the poison control center about seeking medical evaluation. Call your doctor if any of the following occurs during home treatment:
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