/What are the symptoms?

Symptoms in children and adults are generally not the same. Table 1 is a comparison of lead poisoning symptoms as seen in children and adults. Many adults and children may not have any noticeable symptoms of lead poisoning.

Table 1. Symptoms of Lead Poisoning

ChildrenAdults
AnemiaAnemia
Abdominal painAbdominal pain
ConstipationDepression
Decreased appetiteFatigue
DiarrheaGout
Learning problemsHeart failure
Lowered IQHigh blood pressure
SleeplessnessKidney failure
TirednessReproductive problems
VomitingWrist or foot weakness
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