Wilderness: Ciguatera Toxin (cont.)
When to Seek Medical Care
- Severe cases require hospitalization for intravenous fluids.
- Immediate medical attention is necessary for all cases because the symptoms may rapidly progress in a few patients.
- A doctor should be consulted about treatment with available medications. If necessary a doctor specializing in poisonings (toxicologist) can be consulted.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/26/2015
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