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can you die from eating to much food

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Dr. Padmashri Rastogi
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Takeout and heat: Even if the Chef uses all hygienic methods to prepare and pack the food, circulating air may contain fine droplets with virus, hence eating takeout ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Binging/purging: Binging and purging is a dangerous eating disorder for many reasons, including electrolyte imbalance which could lead to heart arrhythmia and death, p ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Water more important: I forget the exact number of days, but everyone is different. But generally speaking. You can go only days without water.You can go a few weeks w ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Mostly no: Most germs survive freezing nicely and are activated when the food warms up. This is way cooking to higher temperatures is recommended.
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Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Difficult: Allergies can be hard to treat as everyone may have some component of an allergy to one thing or another. There is a blood test called the immunocap ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Difficult: It is unusual to die from choking on food. Chew thorougly, and relax when you eat! Risk of this happening to you is very small.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
32 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Odds: Odds of dying from choking on food: 1 in 370, 035. Source: national safety council estimates based on data from national center for health statisti ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Finger cut: If you washed the wound very well with soap and water then it is highly unlikely you will get a disease and die. The main prevention of disease with ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Torre
50 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Yes: Food allergy can be as mild as an itchy mouth or as severe as anaphylaxis which can result in death. For those with severe food allergy, it is import ... Read More
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