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Disease or Condition — Injuries and Poisoning:
Zn toxicity

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Description

Zinc toxicity is a condition caused by an excessive intake of zinc. It can occur when a person consumes too much zinc through dietary supplements, fortified foods, or medications. Symptoms of zinc toxicity include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. In severe cases, zinc toxicity can lead to anemia, kidney failure, and even death. Long-term exposure to high levels of zinc can also cause copper deficiency, which can lead to anemia and other health problems.

Synonyms
  • zinc toxicity
Basic Lab Tests (measurements)

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