Patient Comments: Ricin - Signs and Symptoms
Symptoms of exposure to ricin mimic other illnesses. Have you ever suspected you've been exposed to ricin?
A Doctor's View on Symptoms of Ricin Exposure
Read the Comment by Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD
Ricin comes in many forms like powder, mist, pill, or pellet. Ricin can be dissolved in water and other liquids. Symptoms of ricin poisoning from inhalation include fever, cough, nausea, sweating, and a tightness in the chest. On the other hand, symptoms of ricin exposure by ingestion include vomiting, diarrhea, dehydration, blood in the urine, and low blood pressure. Read the entire Doctor's View
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