Botulism is an illness caused by a neurotoxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. There are three types of botulism: food-borne, wound, and infant. Symptoms include muscle paralysis, dry mouth, constipation, slurred speech, and blurred vision. If food-borne and wound botulism are detected early enough, they may be treated with an antitoxin. Infant botulism is treated intravenously with BabyBIG (Botulism Immune Globulin). Read more: Botulism Article
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Treatment & Diagnosis
- Shortness of Breath (Dyspnea)
- Blurred Vision
- Fatigue, Tiredness, and Lethargy
- Difficulty With Speech
- Double Vision
- Dry Mouth
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