Ciguatera Poisoning (cont.)

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When should I see a doctor for ciguatera poisoning?

  • Severe cases of ciguatera poisoning require hospitalization for intravenous fluids.
  • If you think you may have ciguatera poisoning, seek immediate medical attention.
  • A doctor should be consulted in every case about treatment for ciguatera poisoning, including available medications.

REFERENCES:

National Capital Poison Center. What is Ipecac Syrup?

MedscapeReference.com. Ciguatera Toxicity.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/31/2013


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