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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Spoiled food: Food poisoning generally refers to bacterial toxins produced in spoiled food. Usually things like egg based products left in the warm sun too long ca ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Any symptoms?: What symptoms do you have that make you feel that you have food poisoning? You may visit this site for information on this topic: https://www.mayoclin ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Bugs and toxins: 1. Live bacteria that grow in the body, e.g., salmonella, shigella, toxigenic e coli. 2. Toxins in the food: e.g., staphylococcus toxin, botulinum to ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: Most food poisoning are self-limited- takes a few days to recover. But a few requires hospitalization as in the case of poison mushroom. Your questi ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Hack
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Food poisoning is very common, moreso in the developing world. The organisms responsible are passed from person to person because of inadequate hand w ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Bloody diarrhea: Acute bloody diarrhea is the main symptom, but in some cases there is no bleeding. There is often abdominal tenderness and absence of fever. Complic ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tso Chen
Dr. Tso Chen answered
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Temporary: Food poisoning usually lasts for about 24-48 hours. The body is trying to get rid of the toxin, which make you having frequent diarrhea. The most im ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Colitis is an inflammation of the colon which can be caused by infection. Food poisoning with bacteria or viruses is an infection which can lead to co ... Read More
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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Food poisoning: Prevent food poisoning by protecting food from heat, discarding cans that have swollen and popped by internal pressure, and understanding your food so ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Homeopathy: Hopefully you are better now...If it is bad and you are getting dehydrated, you need to be seen. My favorite treatment for food poisoning (vomiting an ... Read More

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