What are symptoms of iron poisoning?
Symptoms of iron poisoning usually become evident within 6 hours after an excessive amount of iron is swallowed. Iron corrodes your intestinal lining and is a direct irritant to the stomach. People with iron poisoning can have the following symptoms:
- Severe vomiting
- Abdominal pain
- Dehydration and lethargy if not treated adequately
- In a child, bloody vomit or stool
From: Iron Poisoning WebMD Medical Reference
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