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What is Marine turtle poisoning?

What is Marine turtle poisoning?

  • Marine turtle poisoning: Marine turtles are found and eaten in the rivers and coastal waters of Southeast Asia. It is believed that sometimes these turtles become poisonous when the eat toxic algae which occur at certain times of the year. Symptoms vary in nature and severity amongst patients - obviously the more that is eaten, the more severe the symptoms are.

Marine turtle poisoning: Introduction

Types of Marine turtle poisoning:

Broader types of Marine turtle poisoning:

How serious is Marine turtle poisoning?

Prognosis of Marine turtle poisoning: Severe cases can result in death and some symptoms such as mouth ulcers may persist for weeks or even months in survivors.
Complications of Marine turtle poisoning: see complications of Marine turtle poisoning

What causes Marine turtle poisoning?

Causes of Marine turtle poisoning: see causes of Marine turtle poisoning

What are the symptoms of Marine turtle poisoning?

Symptoms of Marine turtle poisoning: see symptoms of Marine turtle poisoning

Complications of Marine turtle poisoning: see complications of Marine turtle poisoning

Onset of Marine turtle poisoning: from hours to days after ingestion

Marine turtle poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Marine turtle poisoning.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Marine turtle poisoning

Main name of condition: Marine turtle poisoning

Other names or spellings for Marine turtle poisoning:

Animal poisoning [Marine turtle], Chelonitoxication


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