Causes of Abdominal cramps


Botulism [top]

  • Diplopia, bulbar palsy, descending paralysis
  • Dry mouth, postural hypotension
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Contaminated canned food
  • Incubation 12-36 hours

Food poisoning: Salmonella typhi [top]

  • Acute episode diarrhoea, fever, vomiting
  • Abdominal cramps, headache
  • Undercooked poultry / eggs