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What is Candelabra cactus poisoning?

What is Candelabra cactus poisoning?

  • Candelabra cactus poisoning: The Candelabra cactus is a spiny cactus with a milky sap. The sap contains a chemical called diterpene ester which is mildly toxic if eaten and can cause minor skin irritation upon skin contact.

Candelabra cactus poisoning: Introduction

Types of Candelabra cactus poisoning:

Broader types of Candelabra cactus poisoning:

How serious is Candelabra cactus poisoning?

Prognosis of Candelabra cactus 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.

What causes Candelabra cactus poisoning?

Causes of Candelabra cactus poisoning: see causes of Candelabra cactus poisoning

What are the symptoms of Candelabra cactus poisoning?

Symptoms of Candelabra cactus poisoning: see symptoms of Candelabra cactus poisoning

Onset of Candelabra cactus poisoning: Skin reactions do not occur immediately upon contact.

Candelabra cactus poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Candelabra cactus poisoning.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Candelabra cactus poisoning

Main name of condition: Candelabra cactus poisoning

Other names or spellings for Candelabra cactus poisoning:

Plant poisoning [Candelabra cactus (Euphorbia lactea)]

 

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