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Botulism - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/botulism/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20370266

Aug 12th, 2020 - Diagnosis To diagnose botulism, your doctor will check you for signs of muscle weakness or paralysis, such as drooping eyelids and a weak voice. Your doctor will also ask about the foods you've eaten in the past few days, and ask if you may have been exposed to the bacteria through a wound. In cases of possible infant botulism, the doctor may ask if the child has eaten honey recently and has ha...

Botulism - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/botulism/symptoms-causes/syc-20370262

Aug 12th, 2020 - Overview Botulism is a rare but serious condition caused by toxins from bacteria called Clostridium botulinum. Three common forms of botulism are: Foodborne botulism. The harmful bacteria thrive and produce the toxin in environments with little oxygen, such as in home-canned food. Wound botulism. If these bacteria get into a cut, they can cause a dangerous infection that produces the toxin. Inf...

Botulism - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 12th, 2020 - Overview Botulism is a rare but serious condition caused by toxins from bacteria called Clostridium botulinum. Three common forms of botulism are: Foodborne botulism. The harmful bacteria thrive and produce the toxin in environments with little oxygen, such as in home-canned food. Wound botulism. If these bacteria get into a cut, they can cause a dangerous infection that produces the toxin. Inf...