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What is Bleeding Heart poisoning?

What is Bleeding Heart poisoning?

  • Bleeding Heart poisoning: Bleeding heart is a vine plant that can cause skin reactions on exposure and systemic symptoms such as convulsions if eaten. The leaves and roots are the most toxic parts of the plant and contain a toxic chemical called isoquinoline. Large amounts of the plant need to be eaten for poisoning to occur. The plant is native to North America.

Bleeding Heart poisoning: Introduction

Types of Bleeding Heart poisoning:

Broader types of Bleeding Heart poisoning:

How serious is Bleeding Heart poisoning?

Prognosis of Bleeding Heart poisoning: The skin irritation is usually minor and large quantities have to be eaten to cause poisoning.

What causes Bleeding Heart poisoning?

Causes of Bleeding Heart poisoning: see causes of Bleeding Heart poisoning

What are the symptoms of Bleeding Heart poisoning?

Symptoms of Bleeding Heart poisoning: see symptoms of Bleeding Heart poisoning

Bleeding Heart poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Bleeding Heart poisoning.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Bleeding Heart poisoning.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Bleeding Heart poisoning: Toxicologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Bleeding Heart poisoning.
Treatments for Bleeding Heart poisoning: see treatments for Bleeding Heart poisoning

Name and Aliases of Bleeding Heart poisoning

Main name of condition: Bleeding Heart poisoning

Other names or spellings for Bleeding Heart poisoning:

Plant poisoning [Bleeding heart], Dicentra spectabilis poisoning, Turkey corn poisoning


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