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Signs of Tetraodon Poisoning

Symptoms of Tetraodon Poisoning

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Tetraodon Poisoning may include:

Note that Tetraodon Poisoning symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Tetraodon Poisoning signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Tetraodon Poisoning:

Course of Disease and Complications: The first symptom of intoxication is a slight numbness of the lips and tongue, appearing between 20 minutes to three hours after eating poisonous pufferfish. The next symptom is increasing paraesthesia in the face and extremities, which may be followed by sensations of lightness or floating. Headache, epigastric pain, nausea, diarrhea, and/or vomiting may occur. Occasionally, some reeling or difficulty in walking may occur. The second stage of the intoxication is increasing paralysis. Many victims are unable to move; even sitting may be difficult. There is increasing respiratory distress. Speech is affected, and the victim usually exhibits dyspnea, cyanosis, and hypotension. Paralysis increases and convulsions, mental impairment, and cardiac arrhythmia may occur. The victim, although completely paralyzed, may be conscious and in some cases completely lucid until shortly before death. Death usually occurs within 4 to 6 hours, with a known range of about 20 minutes to 8 hours. (Source: FDA Bad Bug Book)

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What are the signs of Tetraodon Poisoning?

The phrase "signs of Tetraodon Poisoning" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Tetraodon Poisoning that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Tetraodon Poisoning" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Tetraodon Poisoning.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Tetraodon Poisoning. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Tetraodon Poisoning has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Tetraodon Poisoning signs or Tetraodon Poisoning symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Tetraodon Poisoning may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Tetraodon Poisoning symptoms.


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