How long does it take to recover from seafood poisoning?
Symptoms usually last a few days but, in some cases, can linger for months. There is no cure for ciguatera, however there are treatments for some of the symptoms. After recovering you may want to avoid fish, nuts, alcohol, and caffeine for at least 6 months to prevent symptoms from returning.
How common is fish poisoning?
|Ciguatera fish poisoning|
|Treatment||Mannitol, gabapentin, amitriptyline|
|Prognosis||Risk of death < 0.1%|
|Frequency||c. 50,000 per year|
Does fish poisoning go away?
Symptoms generally appear within minutes to an hour after eating affected fish. They typically last 3 hours, but can last several days.