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Lead-based paint and lead-contaminated dust in older buildings are the most common sources of lead poisoning in children. Adults who work with batteries, do home renovations or work in auto repair shops also might be exposed to lead. Exposure to old paints, water from lead pipes, and fumes from leaded fuels can cause lead to build up throughout the body and cause irreparable. (especially those built before 1986) still contain lead service pipes, and lead can end up in drinking water when the lead pipes corrode. A person can have short-term effects from very high levels (lead poisoning), or display symptoms of long-term lead exposure at lower levels. You cannot smell or taste lead, and its not visible to the naked eye. Lead poisoning is a type of metal poisoning caused by lead in the body. Symptoms may include abdominal pain, constipation, headaches, irritability, memory problems, inability to have children, and tingling in the hands and feet. It causes almost 10 of intellectual disability of otherwise unknown cause and can result in behavioral problems. Lead is a metal thats found in nature, deep within the ground. It exists all around us too -- in the air, soil, water, and even in our homes. lead exposure can cause miscarriage, stillbirths, and infertility (in both men and women). Children tend to show signs of severe lead toxicity at lower levels than adults. Lead poisoning has occurred in children whose parent(s) accidentally brought home lead dust on their clothing. Lead is toxic and lead poisoning is potentially very dangerous 1. It is not as common now as we have taken steps to prevent dangerous lead exposure. Here is a look at some of the symptoms that are caused by lead poisoning. the most common sources of lead in drinking water are lead pipes, faucets, and plumbing fixtures. Certain pipes that carry drinking water from the water source to the home may contain lead. Household plumbing fixtures, welding solder, and pipe fittings made prior to 1986 may also contain lead.