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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricia Mcguire
38 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Yes to question: To answer your question MBanks, you can have fever with food poisoning. Lettuce has been a culprit in several food poisoning outbreaks from such bact ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Food Poisoning: Food poisoning can be caused by bacteria (E.coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Shigells, Staphylococcus Aureus, C. botulinum, Clostridium perfingens, V. ch ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Treatment: Treatment of Food poisoning may include oral or intravenous replacement of fluids/ electrolytes. Antibiotics may be needed for bacterial infections. H ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Hack
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Clinically: It is usually a clinical diagnosis based on the presentation. Sometimes we will get stool studies depending on the clinical circumstances.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Not likely: It's more likely to prevent it, as microwaves can heat up food to a point such that harmful bacteria or their toxins are inactivated/killed. There is ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Bacterial infection: Saonella is a bacteria often found in poultry which causes intestinal infection in humans. Symptoms include diarrhea which may be bloody, fever, chil ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Tosca
19 years experience Urgent Care
Yes: It's not uncommon. It's probably less likely then fresh foods to cause food poisoning, but frozen food can absolutely cause food poisoning. Freezing ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Both: It's technically an infection but it's also referred to as a food poisoning. It is sometimes treated with an antibiotic.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Some kinds: Pasteurization rapidly heats foods (usually milk, dairy) to a hightemperature to kill disease causing bacteria. What happens afterwards? Pasteurized ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sushi contamination: People can get food poisoning from any fish that isn't fresh, just like they can get it from any food left out too long. Raw fish can also carry paras ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
SSCE: Salmonella, shigella, campylobacter and e coli are the bacteria most often associated with food poisoning and food borne disease. Listeria and clostri ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Potentially: Ciguatera in tropical fish that have eaten toxic plankton, Shellfish fed on toxic algae, Scromboid in poorly refrigerated dark meat fish. Inadequately ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Frozen spinach: Food poisoning is not likely - unless it sat at room temperature for a long time -
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Mostly gastro-: Enteritis with or without fever. Sometimes mostly vomiting, sometimes mostly diarrhea. However, some foodborne illnesses that are toxin induced are n ... 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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not much: If you do not develop symptoms within 6-8 hours, you are generally safe.
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Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
The most usual: salmonella pathogen is salmonella enterica, subtypes of which cause food poisoning. Salmonella typhimurium causes gastrointestinal symptoms when the b ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
16 years experience Family Medicine
Virus: Flu is caused by influenza virus, not by food. Food poisoning is caused by bad bacteria that grows in the improperly stored or cooked food.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
32 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Apples: Should be fine.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Not: Usually but cold cuts do cause risks in immune compromised individuals but overall eat that pizza
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
13.5 per 100000: Incidence of salmonella has gone down in last few years.In 2009, 40000 cases were reported by cdc, that is 13.6 cases per 100000. That is the last st ... Read More
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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Tosca
19 years experience Urgent Care
Any: Any food if infected can cause food poisoning. If by home food you mean foods that you prepare and store or can yourself there's even greater possi ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scot Lewey
36 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes if spoiled: Any food could cause food poisoning if spoiled or contaminated with microbes. Bacteria, viruses, parasites, and fungus can all cause food poisoning.

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