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Food poisoning scallops

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 40 years experience
Contamination: Contamination from bacteria or parasites. Usually due to unclean conditions, spoilage, or contagious people handling the food.
Dr. John Leander Po
Infectious Disease 18 years experience
Poor hand hygiene: The biggest offender is poor hand hygiene. Other major ones: 2. Violating regulations in the safe handling and storage of food 3. Food handlers a... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Hack
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
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
Dr. Catherine Willner
Neurology 35 years experience
No: By definition a contagious illness is one where a type of infection you are experiencing or carrying is transmitted to another. Getting food poisonin... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
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
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tso Chen
Dr. Tso Chenanswered
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
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
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
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
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
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 34-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
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 43 years experience
Bact toxin illness: Ingesting preformed toxin produced by staphylococcus, not detroyed by cooking; tasteless. Likely foods are creamy, mayonnaise type, e.g. Potato salad... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicolas Melgarejo
Infectious Disease 18 years experience
No: ”food poisoning” has many causes. It ranges from preformed toxins that can make an individual sick in a matter of minutes, to harmful bacteria. The on... Read More

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