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Comment from: Allyson, 45-54 (Caregiver) Published: July 08

I bought a what I thought was a single serve add to water drink mix for brain health, etc. Upon closer inspection I saw it said sprinkle in food. I knew I it was a mistake the second I drank it. It tasted horrible but I wasn't expecting the poisoning symptoms that started about 15 minutes later.

Comment from: paul, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: July 02

My poisoning symptoms were flu like symptoms, lungs filled with fluid, and I couldn't breathe. I then passed out and woke in the hospital.

Comment from: Lucky lucky, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: December 18

My husband was poisoning me with antifreeze drops in my Gatorade. I would feel like I had a really bad flu, I couldn’t get up, my body would ache, and then couple days later I would be fine. It was like I had poison running through my veins. I told him that, and he did this for a couple months, then just once in a great while. My hair started falling out and my kidneys started hurting and then I caught on. I should’ve had him arrested but I didn’t.

Comment from: Jodielynn, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: August 09

I got very ill about an hour after spraying my horse with fly spray supposedly safe for horses. After reading several stories about their horses’ health after long term use of the spray and how sick I got from it I find it hard to believe it is safe. There are other natural produces you can use to keep flies off your horse, coconut oil being one of them.

Comment from: Mirna S, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: May 14

I feel like my husband is poisoning me in my water, coffee, Sprite and food. He got 5 gallons of antifreeze and chemical for cleaning metal.

Comment from: Miss Anonymous , 45-54 Female (Caregiver) Published: April 28

My boyfriend of 15 years has been putting something/some things on me, in my hygiene products and makeup, in my clothes, underwear and bras are no exception, in my food and beverages, in all of my jewelry and my craft beads and in my hair. He started poisoning me a year or two into our relationship. It has always been his go to retaliation after he stopped hurting me physically, which was only a few select but scary times. Now I've lost 1/3 of my hair, lost 1/3 of my teeth, and throw up randomly.

Comment from: Eliza, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: November 12

One time when I was eating I added a lot of habanero to my food and then out of nowhere I started sweating, then my heart started beating really fast, I almost felt I was going to faint. Also one time when drank a lot and mixed my drinks I started to vomit black liquid. But I never sought medical help. I want to say that was alcohol poisoning. Now I don’t know what’s wrong with me and if I have had some poisoning. I am losing weight without a cause, and feeling tingling and numbing sensation.

Comment from: Yvonnne123, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: July 31

I have muscle spasms, burning in back nerves in my arms, hot feet, and toe nails have gone white. Nobody can find out what is causing it. I feel sensation of blood running throughout my body also. I am worried about poisoning and no one will check for chemicals.

Comment from: Tono , 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: June 26

Boron powder used as a pesticide, and breathing the dust and mistakenly ingesting caused my poisoning. I have also had a black widow spider bite and possibly from hemlock derivative plants.

Comment from: Annie, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: February 27

I was having very weird symptoms. First I'd feel all my energy drain from my head down to my feet. Then the bones in my legs felt like they were filled with lead. It was an effort to walk, as if I was walking through deep snow. My heart would beat fast and I was very weak. The symptoms would last for days. Then it would slowly subside. This reoccurred from March 2017 to October 2017. I'm concerned that I was being poisoned. But I don't have a clue what would cause those symptoms.

Comment from: marci, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: April 23

The reaction to poisoning started instantly with a headache. I had trouble breathing and tightness of throat and chest, and then blurred vision but regained vision quickly. I have metallic and numb taste on lips and tongue. I am feeling weak and shaky.


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Comment from: sanjana yadav, 0-2 Female (Caregiver) Published: March 24

My daughter’s 2 year old daughter ate fried maize which had been washed by insecticide two years ago to make maize safe from insects.

Comment from: Doodle, 55-64 Female Published: December 11

My friend and I had the same symptoms of diarrhea, vomiting, and severe stomach cramps after eating with a family member. My friend died last week. We were both sick already but my friend was much worse than I was and she didn't make it. I have to wonder if it wasn't an attempt to poison us.


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