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Symptoms of Paralytic shellfish poisoning

Symptoms of Paralytic shellfish poisoning

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Paralytic shellfish poisoning includes the 13 symptoms listed below:

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Symptoms are generally mild, and begin with numbness or tingling of the face, arms, and legs. This is followed by headache, dizziness, nausea, and muscular incoordination. Patients sometimes describe a floating sensation. In cases of severe poisoning, muscle paralysis and respiratory failure occur, and in these cases death may occur in 2 to 25 hours. (Source: excerpt from Marine Toxins: DBMD)

Paralytic shellfish poisoning: Onset and Incubation

Incubation period for Paralytic shellfish poisoning: 15 minutes to 10 hours

Incubation period for Paralytic shellfish poisoning: Symptoms begin anywhere from 15 minutes to 10 hours after eating the contaminated shellfish, although usually within 2 hours. (Source: excerpt from Marine Toxins: DBMD)

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