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Do complications of Shigella food poisoning occur?

Some complications of Shigella food poisoning can occur. These include severe dehydration and nervous system symptoms that may include confusion and seizure. You can also get reactive arthritis that may affect joints, eyes, skin. There can also be negative urinary symptoms, the expulsion of the lining of the rectum during a bowel movement, and more. It is important to seek medical attention if you suspect a complication related to this illness.

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