What Are the Causes and Symptoms of Wound Botulism?

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Wound botulism occurs when the botulinum bacteria get into a cut. The situation can cause a dangerous infection that produces the toxin. Common causes of wound botulism
  • Intravenous drug, especially using black tar heroin and injecting heroin into the skin rather than the veins
Wound botulism signs and symptoms include
  • Difficulty swallowing or speaking
  • Facial weakness on both sides of the face
  • Blurred or double vision
  • Drooping eyelids
  • Trouble breathing
  • Paralysis
The following is a picture of wound botulism: When you suspect that you have botulism, seek urgent medical care immediately. Because early treatment increases your chances of survival, and lessens your risk of complications.   Keywords: wound botulism