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Does botulism cause muscle paralysis?
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yup
It certainly does.

In brief: Yup
It certainly does.
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
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Dr. Louis Krenn
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not really
Botulism usually causes constipation as its first sign, but can also lead to decreased movement, muscle weakness, trouble swallowing, and weak cry, but does not usually lead to full paralysis.

In brief: Not really
Botulism usually causes constipation as its first sign, but can also lead to decreased movement, muscle weakness, trouble swallowing, and weak cry, but does not usually lead to full paralysis.
Dr. Louis Krenn
Dr. Louis Krenn
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