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Contrast three manifestations of botulism.

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Food borne botulism

Wound botulism

Infant botulism

Signs and symptoms begin 12-36 hours after toxins get into the body. The start of symptoms ranges between a few hours and days depending on the ingested amounts. These include speaking and swallowing difficulty, facial weakness on sides, dry mouth, double/blurred vision, breathing difficulties, drooped eyelids, paralysis, vomiting and nausea and abdominal cramps.

Developing wound botulism means that someone injects drugs severally so placing the duration of signs and symptoms development is hard. These include swallowing and speaking difficulties, both sides of the face exhibit facial weakness, double/blurred vision, breathing issues and paralysis.

Relates to food like honey and problems begin between 12 and 26 hours after ingestion of toxins. These constitute constipation( first sign); floppy movements from weakening muscles and difficulties controlling the head; irritable; drool; drooped eyelids; weak cry; fatigue; sucking/feeding difficulties and paralysis.


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