Ciguatera Poisoning (cont.)
John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP
John P. Cunha, DO, is a U.S. board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician. Dr. Cunha's educational background includes a BS in Biology from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, and a DO from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, MO. He completed residency training in Emergency Medicine at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, New Jersey.
Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD
Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, is a U.S. board-certified Anatomic Pathologist with subspecialty training in the fields of Experimental and Molecular Pathology. Dr. Stöppler's educational background includes a BA with Highest Distinction from the University of Virginia and an MD from the University of North Carolina. She completed residency training in Anatomic Pathology at Georgetown University followed by subspecialty fellowship training in molecular diagnostics and experimental pathology.
In this Article
- What is ciguatera poisoning?
- What are the symptoms of ciguatera poisoning?
- What is the treatment for ciguatera poisoning?
- When should I see a doctor for ciguatera poisoning?
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When should I see a doctor for ciguatera poisoning?
- Severe cases of ciguatera poisoning require hospitalization for intravenous fluids.
- If you think you may have ciguatera poisoning, seek immediate medical attention.
- A doctor should be consulted in every case about treatment for ciguatera poisoning, including available medications.
Medically reviewed by a Board-Certified Family Practice Physician
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