Nicotine Poisoning 101
According to HealthDay, liquid nicotine poisoning can occur in a few different ways:
- Swallowing it
- Inhaling it
- Absorbing it through the skin or membranes in the mouth and lips or eyes
Symptoms of nicotine poisoning can include nausea, vomiting or seizures.
Doctors highly advise to keep e-cigarettes out of the reach of children.
“These should be treated with the same caution one would use for bleach. In some ways, this is more toxic than bleach,” McAfee said.
The report is published in the April 4 issue of the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.