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Elephant's-ear poisoning

Elephant's-ear poisoning: Introduction

Elephant's-ear poisoning: The Elephant's ear is a common garden plant which has large, heart-shaped leaves on long stalks. The plant contains calcium oxalate and saphotoxin which can cause poisoning if eaten and irritation upon contact with skin or eyes. The toxins are quite poisonous and death can occur if sufficient quantities are eaten. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Elephant's-ear poisoning is available below.

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Causes of Elephant's-ear poisoning

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Prognosis for Elephant's-ear poisoning

Prognosis for Elephant's-ear poisoning: Usually most symptoms resolve within a week but mouth numbness may persist for longer. Hospital admission is recommended if more than three mouthfuls has been consumed.

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