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You Will Need
- Awareness of symptoms
- Your doctor's advice
Know that symptoms take years to appear
Know that, except when exposure is to large doses, it usually takes years or decades for symptoms of mercury poisoning to show up.
Report any seizures, which are often seen with exposure to large doses of mercury.
Keep note of other symptoms
Keep note of other symptoms such as skin numbness or pain, uncontrollable shakes or tremors, inability to walk normally, blindness or double vision, or memory problems.
Make an appointment
Make an appointment with your doctor to report your list of symptoms and concerns.
Blood and urine tests
Ask your doctor whether you should have blood and urine tests to measure mercury levels if you think you have consumed mercury-contaminated seafood.