Meso 2,3-dimercaptosuccinic acid (Succimer,DMSA)
Mercury: How To Get This Lethal Poison Out Of Your Body.
In addition to salivation, gingivitis, gingival bleeding, oral stomatitis, corrosive damage to the mouth and throat have also been observed. The symptoms of acute inorganic mercury inhalation include dyspnea, chest pain, tightness, and dry cough, which are followed by acute chemical pneumonitis and bronchiolitis. Another clinical manifestation is shock that causes to massive fluid loss, and acute tubular necrosis. The predominant manifestations of sub-acute or chronic mercury intoxication include GI symptoms, neurologic abnormalities and renal dysfunction [15,28,39].
There were small peaks in mercury concentration in the ice core from the 1815 Tambora volcanic eruption in Indonesia, the 1850-84 gold rush in California where mercury was used for smelting, the eruption in 1883 of the Sumatran volcano Krakatau 10,000 miles away, and the more recent Mount St. Helens eruption in 1980.
In acute cases ingestion of inorganic mercury salts cause gastroenteritis. The color of mucous membranes changes rapidly along with development of metallic taste, local oropharyngeal pain, nausea, vomiting, bloody diarrhea, colic abdominal pain and renal dysfunction .
Combination therapy with chelating agents.