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Acorn poisoning

Acorn poisoning: Introduction

Acorn poisoning: Acorns contain tannic acid which affects the metabolism of proteins and causing serious symptoms if large amounts are consumed. The amount of tannin in the acorn varies amongst species - higher tannin content results in a more bitter tasting acorn. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Acorn poisoning is available below.

Symptoms of Acorn poisoning

Treatments for Acorn poisoning

  • Activated charcoal, cathartics, possibly induced vomiting if large amounts consumed, supportive therapy as needed
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Acorn poisoning: Complications

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Causes of Acorn poisoning

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Prognosis for Acorn poisoning

Prognosis for Acorn poisoning: Obviously the severity of symptoms will vary depending on the amount of the substance involved. Immunocompromised, elderly and young patients tend to suffer more serious symptoms.

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  1. Acorn poisoning: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Home Testing
  6. Complications
  7. Prognosis

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