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82 Possible Causes for mothballs

  • Anemia

    […] chemicals (substances causing the release of hemoglobin from the red cells) such as the antibiotic drug sulfanilamide, the antimalarial drug primaquine, or naphthalene (mothballs[britannica.com]

  • Naphthalene Poisoning

    A 29-year-old girl ingested 8 mothballs, and presented two days later with haemolysis and methaemoglobinaemia.[jcdr.net] A 19-year-old woman ingested 12 mothballs, and presented two days later with haemolysis and methaemoglobinaemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An additional mode may be intentional ingestion, as suicide attempts with mothballs have been reported.[symptoma.com]

  • Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency

    The mothballs inside our wardrobes have also been removed. I've also reminded grandma, grandpa and the maid not to use mothballs anymore.[fhs.gov.hk] Mothballs can be very harmful if a child swallows one. What Are the Signs & Symptoms of G6PD Deficiency? Most people with G6PD deficiency don't have any symptoms.[kidshealth.org] Other triggers include infections, naphthalene (e.g. mothballs) and fava beans.[kidsnewtocanada.ca]

  • Neonatal Jaundice

    CONCLUSION: Just over 40% of the households reported use of naphthalene-containing mothballs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A high prevalence of G6PD deficiency, combined with exposure to oxidants (e.g. mothballs and menthol creams), is a major cause of hemolytic jaundice, followed by ABO incompatibility[karger.com] Mothball use in the household was reported by 41.4% (216 of 522) of prospective mothers and menthol containing products on baby skin by 46.7% (244 of 522).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Toxic Effect

    Mothballs slowly turn from solids to toxic vapor. When you smell mothballs, you are inhaling the insecticide.[npic.orst.edu] To learn more about mothballs, choose from these topics: Chemical Properties and Environmental Fate of Mothballs Mothballs - Regulation, Proper Uses and Alternatives Naphthalene[npic.orst.edu] One mothball can cause serious harm if eaten by a small child.[npic.orst.edu]

  • Lemongrass

    Case Creation Rapid Proof of Concept Execution Ensure Technical Readiness FIND OUT MORE Implement Greenfield Implementation Near-0 Downtime On-Premise to Cloud Migration Mothballing[lemongrassconsulting.com]

  • Poisoning

    Mothballs and silica gels accounted for almost a quarter of the solid household products ingested.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hemlock Batteries, automotive Kerosene Batteries, household Mercury Building products Metal primers Cleaning products Metalworking materials Cosmetics/personal care items Mothballs[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Toxic Encephalopathy

    Abstract Neurotoxicity following paradichlorobenzene (PDCB) exposure is rare and can occur in patients with pica and mothball or toilet cake ingestion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We present a rare case of toxic encephalopathy due to PDCB mothball inhalation and ingestion and describe the rapidly progressive leukoencephalopathy seen on computed tomography[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cinnamomum Camphora

    Camphor was extracted from the leaves and used in medicines and mothballs up until the 1920's, when camphor oil was produced artificially In some countries it is invasive[terrain.net.nz]

  • Favism

    […] antibiotic) * aspirin * nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) * nitrofurantoin * quinidine * quinine * others Also: * exposure to certain chemicals such as those in mothballs[answers.google.com]

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