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Red Whelk poisoning

Red Whelk poisoning: Introduction

Red Whelk poisoning: Red Whelk are colorful, carnivorous snail found mainly in Britain and Japan. The salivary gland of some whelks contains tetramine which can cause symptoms in humans if eaten. Raw, cooked or canned whelk can cause poisoning. Red whelk have the highest concentration of toxins in the summer. Whelk is often used as fish bait. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Red Whelk poisoning is available below.

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Prognosis for Red Whelk poisoning: Symptoms usually abate disappear within a few hours and are gone within a day.

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