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Study of Formalin Toxicity in I MBBS Students

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.1, No. 3)

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Page : 233-235

Keywords : Formalin toxicity; MBBS students;

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Formalin is used as a preservative for human cadaver. The present study was conducted in 250 I MBBS students to find out and quantify the toxic effects of formalin. In our study 87.2 % students have reported watering of eyes. Others reported symptoms includes tingling sensation in nose (30.8 %), irritation of throat (34.4 %), cough (20 %), headache (6.4 %), skin problems (10.8 %)& other like giddiness, lack of concentration (31.2 %).74.8 percent students said that the watering through eyes was first to be developed. While 62 percent felt that it was also the most troublesome symptom.

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