Symptoms of Amnesic shellfish poisoning


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

List of symptoms of Amnesic shellfish poisoning: The list of symptoms mentioned in various sources for Amnesic shellfish poisoning includes:

Symptoms of Amnesic shellfish poisoning: Patients first experience gastrointestinal distress within 24 hours after eating the contaminated shellfish. Other reported symptoms have included dizziness, headache, disorientation, and permanent short-term memory loss. In severe poisoning, seizures, focal weakness or paralysis, and death may occur.1

More symptoms of Amnesic shellfish poisoning: In addition to the above information, to get a full picture of the possible symptoms of this condition and its related conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by complications of Amnesic shellfish poisoning, underlying causes of Amnesic shellfish poisoning, associated conditions for Amnesic shellfish poisoning, risk factors for Amnesic shellfish poisoning, or other related conditions.

Medical articles on symptoms: These general reference articles may be of interest:



Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Marine Toxins: DBMD

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