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What is Buckwheat poisoning?

What is Buckwheat poisoning?

  • Buckwheat poisoning: Buckwheat is a herbaceous plant which bears fruits that can be dried and made into a flower. Some people are susceptible to certain chemicals (fagopyrin) in the plant and exposure to direct sunlight after eating the fruit results in skin irritation. Generally a large amount must be eaten to elicit such a reaction.

Buckwheat poisoning: Introduction

Types of Buckwheat poisoning:

Broader types of Buckwheat poisoning:

How serious is Buckwheat poisoning?

Prognosis of Buckwheat poisoning: Usually the skin redness resolves after a few hours but the skin may remain sensitive to temperature changes and friction for a few days.
Complications of Buckwheat poisoning: see complications of Buckwheat poisoning

What causes Buckwheat poisoning?

Causes of Buckwheat poisoning: see causes of Buckwheat poisoning

What are the symptoms of Buckwheat poisoning?

Symptoms of Buckwheat poisoning: see symptoms of Buckwheat poisoning

Complications of Buckwheat poisoning: see complications of Buckwheat poisoning

Buckwheat poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Buckwheat poisoning.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Buckwheat poisoning

Main name of condition: Buckwheat poisoning

Other names or spellings for Buckwheat poisoning:

Plant poisoning [Buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum)]


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