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Can botulism be dangerous?

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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

It is extremely dangerous and can kill.
Get seen asap if you think you are infected.

In brief: Yes

It is extremely dangerous and can kill.
Get seen asap if you think you are infected.
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
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Dr. Steven Fine
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

It can be deadly if not treated early.

In brief: Yes

It can be deadly if not treated early.
Dr. Steven Fine
Dr. Steven Fine
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Botulism

This toxemia can be rapidly fatal.
The toxin produced by clostridium botulinum is gram for gram probably the most lethal in the world. If you think you may have been exposed seek medical help asap. This is not something to sit around and watch. It has been estimated that 15 grams of botulinum toxin properly distributed could kill everyone on earth.

In brief: Botulism

This toxemia can be rapidly fatal.
The toxin produced by clostridium botulinum is gram for gram probably the most lethal in the world. If you think you may have been exposed seek medical help asap. This is not something to sit around and watch. It has been estimated that 15 grams of botulinum toxin properly distributed could kill everyone on earth.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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