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Zinc is an important trace mineral that people need to stay healthy. This element is second only to in its concentration in the body.
Zinc oxide is an ingredient in many products, including certain creams and ointments used to prevent or treat minor skin burns and irritation. Zinc oxide occurs when someone accidentally or intentionally eats this medication. This is for information only and not for use in the treatment or ...
Zinc is a type of metal. It is mixed with other materials to make industrial items such as paint, dyes, ointments, and more. This article discusses poisoning from zinc. This is for information only and not for use in the treatment or management of an actual poison exposure. If you have an ...
Zollinger-Ellison syndrome is a condition in which there is increased production of the hormone gastrin. Usually, a small tumor (gastrinoma) in the pancreas or small intestine produces the high levels of gastrin in the blood.