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A 32-year-old male asked:

My son is 2 year 5 month old , yesterday he ate honey and today he was constipated, is this due to infant botulism?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Doutful: Children under the age of 12 months are at risk for Botulism is they eat honey (especially raw honey) because their digestive systems can't hand the spores. About 20 percent of botulism cases involve honey or corn syrup.
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