Botulism poisoning

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What is botulism poisoning?

Botulism poisoning is an illness in which a bacteria called Clostridium botulinum is ingested or can be found in an infected wound. The bacteria toxin interferes with the nerves and muscles and can cause paralysis and breathing problems.

Common symptoms reported by people with botulism poisoning

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with botulism poisoning

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Compare treatments taken by people with botulism poisoning

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Who has botulism poisoning on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 0
40s 0
50s 1
60s 0
70+ 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 0
Female 1

These charts show data from botulism poisoning patients who have completed their condition history
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