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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes but...: In neither conditions, recovery from the disease does not confer immunity because the toxin is usually not present in amount large enough to induce ad ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not normally: C botulinum is not a normal constituent of human body. It could exist in the colon.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Do your homework: Your instructors will expect you to answer your homework questions from the assigned reading. The wording and jargon will be recognizable and you will ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Clostridium botulinu: Botulism can be spread through contaminated food, wound infections and bacterial spores in an infant’s GI tract. Toxins can spread to lungs, the nerv ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Food poisoning: Improperly canned food, contaminated with bacterium clostridium botulinum lead to production of botulinum toxin that causes paralysis. Other types occ ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
'Botox' organism: Clostridium botulinum is the bacterial species that produces the 'botox' toxin. It is actually a very dangerous bacterium and I would not advocate any ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unclear question: Clostridium botulinum organism cause paralytic food poisoning, usally through contamination of home canned goods. It grows in an anerobic environment ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azita Madjidi
29 years experience Plastic Surgery
Death: Although the effect is dose and time dependent but still, you don't want it in your blood stream to stop vital muscles from working or making them wea ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
FDA approved: Botulinum toxin is not harmful when used as recommended. Botox, Botox cosmetic, dysport, xeomin, (incobotulinumtoxin a) Myobloc (botulinum toxin b) a ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Botos for lazy eye: Yes. Ophthalmologists use Botox (botulinum toxin) injections to treat severe cases of strabismus or lazy eye. Since the effect lasts for about 2 - 3 m ... Read More
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