What are the symptoms of botulism?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Symptoms of botulism occur within hours or days after eating contaminated food. They include:

- Double or blurred vision;

- Drooping eyelids;

- Slurred speech;

- Difficulty swallowing;

- Dry mouth;

- Muscle weakness (migrating from face to legs);

- Difficulty breathing.


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