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
|Abdominal pain||Abdominal pain|
|Learning problems||Heart failure|
|Lowered IQ||High blood pressure|
|Vomiting||Wrist or foot weakness|