Questions tagged [mercury]

Concerning ingestion, absorption, or contamination of the human body, internally or externally, by elemental mercury or mercuric compounds.

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Best to replace amalgam filling with composite?

My question is whether it's best to replace amalgam fillings with newer, composite fillings. My concern is the constant, low-level of Hg leaching into the body. I understand that removing them will ...
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What is the reason for pink discoloration in pink disease or acrodynia

Pink disease or acrodynia is a reaction to large doses of amalgam. It is an uncommon mercurial toxicity reaction in which skin is involved. According toWikipedia: Acrodynia is a condition of pain and ...
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Mercury in the water/oil in canned tuna?

I have found info on canned tuna containing Mercury, but not about how much Mercury is there in the water/oil in which it's canned, so if someone can point to studies/actual data measuring this, ...