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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Curreri
23 years experience Pulmonology
By what you eat: Food poisoning doesn't spread from person to person. Rather, bacteria or virus is eaten which causes a reaction in your body. Everyone who eats the ... Read More
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Dr. Howard Greller
22 years experience Emergency Medicine
Hygiene and handling: Any improperly handled or prepared food can put you at risk of food poisoning. Food poisoning can be from bacterial contamination, a viral illness or ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Symptomatically: For the most part. Although some causes of foodborne gastroenteritis should not be treated with anti-diarrheal meds despite diarrhea because shigella ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Depends on type: Treatment of Food poisoning may include oral or intravenous replacement of fluids/ electrolytes. Antibiotics may be needed for bacterial infections. H ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Fluids, maybe meds: Supportive care, fluids, brat diet (bananas, rice, applesauce, tea), maybe meds. Not always antibiotics; be careful using antidiarrheals-can retain t ... Read More
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Food borne illness: There are many causes. Some have illnesses that are self limited like staph and norovirus that are treated symptomatically. Others like salmonella an ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Variable treatments: Treatment of Food poisoning may include oral or intravenous replacement of fluids/ electrolytes. Antibiotics may be needed for bacterial infections. H ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Shafi
35 years experience Gastroenterology
FOOD POISONING: Avoid uncooked food and tapwater.Well cooked kills bacteria and spores.Take extra precautions while traveling to underdeveloped regions in the world.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Be cautious : Of where st what you eat. When you eat out make sure your trust the food preparation and staff hygiene. Avoid ordering raw or under cooked foods. At ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Hack
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Everyone: Food poisoning can affect anyone. However, the very young and old are at higher risk, as are anyone with a compromised immune system.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
There are many kinds: Of foodborne illness exist. Most are related to undercooked food or food contaminated by bacteria. Some forms of illness are due to toxins that may ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends on the type : Of "poison". The preventive issues and clinical features and treatments vary depending on if the food poisoning is due to live micro-organisms, bacte ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: You can get food poisoning from any contaminated food.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniela Gerard
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Vomiting, diarrhea.: If you have vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever, chills, you may have food poisoning.

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