Pica : Definition, causes, and effects

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3. Developmental factors: Pregnant women and toddlers are more likely to develop pica. Oral contact with items during exploration could be a stage of development.

4. Cultural or familial influences: Consuming specific non-food substances is regarded as a typical behavior in some societies.

Children may also imitate the actions of their peers or family members.

Pica can have health risks and hazards, such as gastrointestinal troubles, dental problems, and the possibility of consuming toxic or dangerous substances.

Ask a specialist for assistance if you have pica to prevent further health issues.

Pica : Definition, causes, and effects
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