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nutritional information for raw oysters

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
No: You get toxo from undercooked meat, not oysters. You can get enteric infections (infectious diarrhea) or hepatitis a from oysters.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
49 years experience Family Medicine
Eat one: If you get sick, you got a bad one. If you buy them, they should have a certificate attached. Otherwise you can't tell until it's too late.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
20 years experience Dentistry
Don't eat them..: Raw sea food is dangerous anyhow. Hot sauce will not do anything against bacteria. Also, since you are allergic to other foods, you may very well be ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
No official warning: There should be no problem unless they are contaminated with infectious agents like vibrio. That is the risk and many coastal rheumatologists recomme ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Because of the health risks occasionally associated with raw oysters I do not recommend pregnant women take that chance.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
NO: Eat no raw sea foods.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Collette Dominic
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: There aren't any raw foods safe for consumption during pregnancy.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
17 years experience Gastroenterology
No: Hep a yes, but not hepb which is blood-borne ie sexual contact, IV drugs, etc..
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Could be: viral gastroenteritis including Influenza. Also bacterial enterocolitis from raw oysters is possiblity, but less likely. If iillness persistes beyon ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Ayres
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
1 in a million: Twenty million americans consume raw shellfish like clams and oysters each year. Shellfish are filter feeders that pick up and concentrate bacteria, ... Read More

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