2. Advanced Symptoms

More harmful symptoms appear differently in adults and children. Adults may experience a distinct metallic taste accompanied by nausea and vomiting. They may also experience difficulty with breathing, speaking, walking, and standing. Muscle weakness and a general lack of coordination are also typical. Children exhibit similar symptoms, but may also experience developmental issues. Mercury poisoning can delay the development of spatial awareness and cognitive abilities. Many children develop difficulties understanding language and may have trouble speaking.

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