Poisoning refers to violations in the work of differentbodies, provoked by the penetration of toxic substances. When a large amount of poison enters the body, an acute form is observed for a short time. As a result of prolonged exposure to minor portions - chronic.
Signs of poisoning are manifested in different ways. Symptoms depend on the type of poison that enters the body.
Common signs of poisoning includeincrease (up to 38-40ºС) or a sharp decrease (up to 32-34 ºС) body temperature, vomiting, nausea, a specific odor from the mouth. Symptoms should include the change in color of urine or skin, severe swelling, rash, sharp pains in different areas, depending on the ways of penetration of the poison, burning. Signs of poisoning are manifested in the form of a violation of breathing, swallowing, seizures, headache with loss of consciousness, complete or partial impairment of auditory functions.
The consequences of the penetration of toxic substances can be very unfavorable and even dangerous. There are many cases where people get rid of them for years.
It happens that the dose of poison is too high,specialists could not recognize the substance that caused the poisoning in time, signs of a condition were noticed late, and no help was given on time. In such cases, the victim is at great risk of being disabled with organs removed, gross scars, severe skin lesions. The most terrible consequence of poisoning is a fatal outcome. That is why it is necessary to know substances that can cause a condition, its manifestations and the rules of first aid.
Symptoms of food poisoning
As a rule, manifestations of negative impact of substandard products are expressed by vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal tenderness, dizziness.
Some symptoms, for example, in salmonellosis,are noted for several hours after ingestion of contaminated food. Poisoning can occur in severe or mild forms. This will depend on the number of bacteria in the body and their type.
Symptoms of staphylococcal poisoning are manifested bythe expiration of an hour after eating poor-quality food. Products become dangerous when stored for long periods in room conditions. Poisoning is manifested by diarrhea and vomiting. At the same time, electrolytic compounds (glucose, potassium, sodium) are excreted from the body. Replenish their content can be a solution of ¼ teaspoon of honey (tea), a pinch of salt and a glass of fruit juice.
A common cause of food poisoning aredirty hands. In this case, the carriers of bacteria are insects that come into contact with products. To protect against penetration of pathogens, hygiene should be carefully observed. Symptoms of dysentery are loose stools, weakness, abdominal pain, fever. In this state, you must drink a lot to prevent dehydration.
During the summer period, food is often consumedcanned food. They take a picnic or a hike. Overdue canned food can cause severe poisoning. If the pot is swollen, this indicates the presence of butolotoxin in the product. Bacteria are not destroyed when cooking. Toxins have a negative effect on the nervous system, so the typical symptoms of poisoning rarely appear. Most often, dry mouth, dizziness, difficulty breathing and speech, visual disturbances. Symptoms may occur within a few hours, and in some cases and within one to two days after infection. With such poisoning, you must immediately call a doctor. The only treatment that can save lives is anti-botulinum antitoxic serum.