In Bangladesh arsenic pollution has become one of the major problems. Nowadays arsenic pollution is causing hazards to our health. Arsenic is a kind of poisonous element. The poison mixes with water specially with tubewell water and pollutes it. This kind of water is harmful for drinking. The most important cause of arsenic pollution is the use of tubewell water indiscriminately. The effect of arsenic pollution is very serious.
Arsenic can attack different cells of our body. The parts of the body like liver, kidney, heart, stomach, skin etc are badly affected by arsenic pollution. Due to arsenic pollution, skin gets peeled off. Itching becomes our constant companion. Face becomes flattened. High cough and opthalmia attack our body as a sign of arsenic pollution. The facilities for medical treatment of arsenic arsenic attack is very inadequate in our country. Patients of this disease are medically treated according to the symtomps. Firstly, the patients must be removed from the source of arsenic. Secondly, the medicine chronic arsenic poisoning must be applied to the sores made on the skin. But these are so expensive in our country that the patients fail to take treatment properly.