What are some health problems caused by pollution in water?



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    It is important to note that exposure to water pollution can cause damage over long periods of time. This exposure can lead to birth defects, immune suppression, reproductive failure, acute poisoning, and even death. Toxins and contaminants from water pollution have also been responsible for diseases such as cholera and typhoid fever that can cause death in infants.

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    The two main causes of water pollution are from chemicals or living organisms. Some illnesses that can occur due to water pollution include poisoning episodes affecting the digestive system and human infectious diseases. For instance, pathogens in water can cause amoebiasis, ascariasis, giardiasis, hookworm, and typhoid. Polluted water can also cause diarrhea, encephalitis, gastroenteritis, hepatitis, respiratory infections, stomach cramps, and vomiting. Sometimes chemicals in the water can cause cancer, kidney damage, liver damage neurological problems, reproductive damage, and thyroid system disorders. Sometimes, bathing in contaminated water can cause rashes, ear aches, and pink eyes.

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