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What is Black nightshade poisoning?

What is Black nightshade poisoning?

  • Black nightshade poisoning: The Black Nightshade is a herb which bears small white or purple flowers and dull black berries. The plant originated in South America. The berries contain solanine alkaloid which can be toxic if eaten in large quantities. The leaves and unripe berries are considered toxic whereas the ripe fruit is possibly edible.

Black nightshade poisoning: Introduction

Types of Black nightshade poisoning:

Broader types of Black nightshade poisoning:

How serious is Black nightshade poisoning?

Prognosis of Black nightshade poisoning: Severity of symptoms vary depending on the amount of plant material consumed and the body size of the person. Children tend to suffer more severe symptoms due to their smaller body size.
Complications of Black nightshade poisoning: see complications of Black nightshade poisoning

What causes Black nightshade poisoning?

Causes of Black nightshade poisoning: see causes of Black nightshade poisoning

What are the symptoms of Black nightshade poisoning?

Symptoms of Black nightshade poisoning: see symptoms of Black nightshade poisoning

Complications of Black nightshade poisoning: see complications of Black nightshade poisoning

Onset of Black nightshade poisoning: depends on the amount consumed - can occur soon after ingestion or up to 12 hours after ingestion

Black nightshade poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Black nightshade poisoning.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Black nightshade poisoning: Toxicologist, Emergency Medicine Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Black nightshade poisoning.
Treatments for Black nightshade poisoning: see treatments for Black nightshade poisoning

Name and Aliases of Black nightshade poisoning

Main name of condition: Black nightshade poisoning

Other names or spellings for Black nightshade poisoning:

Plant poisoning [Black nightshade (Solanum nigrum)], Deadly nightshade poisoning, Solanum americanum poisoning, Solanum nigrum poisoning

 

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