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A poison is a substance which is harmful to your body. Poisons may be taken accidentally or deliberately. Accidentally means something was spilt by accident or drunk by mistake, maybe by a child. Deliberately means, someone intended to use the poison and harm oneself, or harm some one else.

Poison accidents are often caused through carelessness and many poison victims are taken to hospital annually. There are four ways poisons can enter the body. Through ingestion, inhalation, absorption and injection. Explain briefly what each method means.

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